LM112 - 1856 - 1900 Hoops and Bustles Pattern By Laughing Moon Mercantile
Civil War, Dickens, Covering the years 1856-1900. Misses Sizes 4-36, All in the Package. This pattern contains two hoops, 3 bustles, and a bustle pad.
Victorian Hoops and Bustles-All views are copies of extant period hoops and bustles. View A is a bell shaped hoop skirt popular from 1856-1863 and 1869 and 1876. view B is an elliptical skirt 1863-1871. View C is a bustle, hoop and train supporter 1869-1876, 1883-1889. View D and E bustles were worn during the second bustle period of 1883-1889. View F is a bustle pad worn throughout the Victorian and into the Edwardian periods. More information and resources are contained in the pattern.
Fabric: Cotton Broadcloth or Sateen. Notions: All Views- 2 yards of 1" wide grosgrain ribbon or twill tape. Optional-one 1" wide safety buckle, hoop steel or hoop wire and wide single fold bias tape-lengths noted at right. "All Purpose" tin snips. View A: 4 plastic or metal ends, 6 connectors* for steel. View B: 6 connectors* for steel. View C: 8 plastic or metal ends, 5 connectors*, 2 54" long laces, 36 grommets, grommet setting tool, two 10 ½" long, 1/4" wide bones, two 14" long, 1/4" wide bones. View D: 16 plastic or metal ends, 2 laces 54" long, 32 grommets, grommet setting tool, four 10 ½ long, 1/4" wide bones. View E: 8 plastic or metal ends, 1 lace 54" long, two 10 ½", 1/4" wide bones. View F: Cotton or poly stuffing. *Steel Connectors - Steel connectors can be purchased or made with plastic tubing. More information in pattern about working with steel, supplies, and suppliers of the materials needed.
A bustle pad is also included which was worn during the period when all other cages had been discarded. All hoops and bustles are copies of extant period garments. All sizes are in the envelope. Contains easy instructions and clear illustrations on how to make the bustles and hoops. Complete information on how to work with hoop steel, multiple listings of suppliers of steel and other supplies, pattern notes, and bibliography are included. All these Victorian foundations in one pattern!
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