TV443- 1861 Dress Bodice. Multisized 30-50" Bust. This bodice is a Dress Bodice, or formal style, worn in 1861. It has two points in front, and three points in the back. The center front is cut on the straight of grain, for use with plaids and stripes. Has dropped shoulder, and narrow T-back styling. The sleeve is wide at the elbow, tapered to the wrist, and lightly gathered at the top. This style of pointed bodice was very popular until 1866, with a narrow sleeve the only changes being made. Instructions are given for finishing with a full lining, as well as with piped facings.
For with full lining, no piping: 2½ yards For with piped facings: 3¼ yards Lining: (optional, not needed with pipe facing) 2 ¾ yards Interlining: 1½ yards Yardages given are with nap, and are approximate only.
For Interlining, use a heavy woven fabric like twill or denim.
Notions: Eight ¼" Bones; Buttons or hooks and eyes for closure.
Great for Victorian Era, Victorian costume, Victorian Dress, Edwardian Dress, Edwardian Costume, Titanic Era, Titanic Era costume, Victorian Living history. Civil War Living History, Antebellum living history. SASS Living history events. SASS Costumes. Great for Cowboys and Aliens Costume, Steampunk Costume, Victorian Steampunk Costume, Wild West Steampunk Costume, Jake Lonergan, Daniel Craig, Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde, Harrison Ford, Ella, Emmett Taggart, Percy Dolarhyde, Black Knife, Doc, Nat Colorado, Sheriff Taggart and Meacham. Cowboys & Aliens Costume. Cowboys vs Aliens, Cowboys & Aliens. Makes great costumes for such western stars and films as James Arness, Gene Autry, Amanda Blake, Miss Kitty, Peter Breck, the Big Valley, Harry Carey, Chuck Connors , Lucas McCain, the Rifleman, Gary Cooper, High Noon, Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Glenn Ford, James Garner, Maverick, The Lone Ranger, Tom Mix, Audie Murphy, Dorothy Page, Slim Pickens, The Cisco Kid, Tex Ritter, Randolph Scott, John Wayne, the Virginian, Clint Eastwood, Outlaw Josey Wales, Dances with Wolves, Unforgiven, Jonah Hex, True Grit, Maverick, Wyatt Earp, Desperado, Purgatory, Appaloosa, Dead Wood, 3:10 to Yuma, and Open Range