Steampunk Costume (Original Design)
- Truly Victorian’s TV305 (Modified)
- Vogue #8554 (Modified)
- New Look #6816 (Heavily Modified)
Victorian-inspired Steampunk outfit, consisting of a ruffled cotton petticoat, a tiered voile skirt, a bustled taffeta overskirt, a lace camisole, an underbust corset, and a knit jersey shrug. The skirt, camisole, and corset were store-bought, but I sewed the petticoat, overskirt, shrug, and some of the accessories (handkerchief, lanyard, hat (not pictured)).
18th Century Stays
- Butterick #4254 (Modified)
18th century stays, strapless; front and back lacing. Edges bound with self-bias tape. Made of ivory taffeta.
18th Century Shift
- Shift pattern from Period Costume for Screen and Stage (1500-1800) by Jean Hunnisett
Basic 18th century shift with narrow sleeves and underarm gussets.
18th Century Cap (Original Design)
- Self-Drafted Pattern
18th century cap with narrow edge ruffle; made of white batiste.
18th Robe à l’Anglaise
- JP Ryan’s Robe à l’Anglaise Pattern
18th century gown with flounced petticoat and ruched trim. Gown made of green and white floral cotton; petticoat made of green striped cotton.
Victorian Nursing Corset (Original Design)
- Truly Victorian’s TV110 Corset Pattern (Modified)
1870s corset for a nursing mother; fully boned, with corded bust flaps that button shut. Flossed and embroidered. Made of lavender sateen.
Victorian Aqua Silk Corset
- Truly Victorian’s TV110 Corset Pattern
1870s Corset. Made of aqua silk habotai with ivory Venetian lace and ribbon trim.
Teal Calico Day Dress (Original Design)
- Truly Victorian’s TV208, TV460, & TV305
1870s Day Dress. Trained skirt, bustled overskirt, two-toned bodice. Made of shot cotton, ivory sateen, and a floral print calico.
- Truly Victorian’s TV201 & TV422 (Heavily Modified)
- Self-Drafted Overskirt & Train
1870s Day Dress—Replica of Christine’s “Wishing” Gown from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. Made of blue print cotton, with navy cotton accents. Trimmed with white embroidered lace, and various blue and ivory braids, ribbons, and tassels.
Natural Form Petticoat (Original Design)
- Truly Victorian’s TV208 (Heavily Modified)
Trained Petticoat from the late 1870s. It has an historically-correct double ruffle and a drawstring to cinch the fullness behind the knees.
1876 Natural Form Ballgown (Original Design)
- Truly Victorian’s TV208 & TV460 (Heavily Modified)
- Self-Drafted Overskirt
Natural Form ballgown of shot taffeta and charmeuse. Liberally trimmed with damask ribbon and beaded fringe. Made for the DPP Competition at Your Wardrobe Unlock’d.