The Victorian Dressmaker
This book is an incredibly comprehensive "how to" book covering every decade of Victorian Dress from 1837 through 1902 with an astounding number of projects to ensure every modern Victorian has the right clothes for the right occasion in the right decade.
With exceptional attention to detail, there are over 30 projects illustrated by clear diagrams and hundreds of color photographs which demonstrate every step of the construction process from underpinnings, trims, to ballgowns and everything in between.
- an 1845 Day Dress with smocking
- an 1850's Evening Gown
- an 1865 Summer Day Dress
- an 1872 Visiting Gown
- an 1880 Walking Outfit
- an 1894 Ball Gown, and
- a 1902 Day Dress
- as well as corsets, petticoats and underpinnings for all the eras listed.
This book is an invaluable addition to your sewing library.