Pink Mid 19th Century Day Dress

1850's And 1860's Basic Bodice

Day or Tea Dress

1860 Garments by Glenda - Civil War Clothing Including 19th Century, Victorian, Garments and Costumes, Custom Made Just for You!

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Additional Dresses Pictured at the bottom of the page.

19th Century and Civil War Accessories including Goodey's and Peterson Crochet
Hairnets, Purses and More


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Each garment is custom made to your specifications and pricing depends on trims, styles, and make.

The fabrics shown on “Sample Dresses” may not be available at the time of your order.



Basic Bodice

These gowns are made of 100% cotton and come with piping in most seams, bodice linings and boning. Dress opens in front, closures are hook & eyes or buttons (your choice).

Pricing veries, depending on your design, color, fabric choices, trim, and hoop size.

Very close to the same as Simplicity 7212 You can visit here

1850's And 1860's Basic Bodice Day or Tea Dress


The Pinner Apron and Under-sleeves are sold separately.

The Collar comes with the dress.

9.5 yards of 45 inch wide, cotton fabric – Pricing depends on fabric choice

Additional supplies - $37.61

Labor Cost - $200.00

Hand crocheted trim on collar - $20.00

Hand crocheted trim on under sleeves - $25.00

Removable under sleeves - $12.00

Pinner Apron Labor - $18.00

Matching or Contrasting Cap (Poke Bonnet) - $25.00

1857 Beaded Snood - $46.65

1857 Plain Snood - $27.00

Shipping $13.65


The Hat and Beaded Snood are sold separately. Hairnets, Purses and More Here



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Dress choices at no additional cost are:

  1. Gathered sleeves with a wrist band

  2. Straight Sleeves

  3. Bell/Pagoda Sleeves

  4. With or without a waistband (see pattern photo)

  5. Collar choices (see original pattern scan at your left)

Very close to the same as Simplicity 7212 You can visit here


Shown without waistband


Sleeve Caps were added to this gown.









Crocheted Collars – Accessories


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Garments and Costumes, Custom Made Just for You! 33+ Years Sewing Experience of costumes & custom sewing. We can accommodate almost any sewing project you might need for reenactors, historical reproductions, or costumes.

The fabrics shown on “Sample Dresses” may not be available at the time of your order.

Each garment is custom made to your specifications, you tell me how you want your garment or costume made, pricing depends on trims, styles, and make.

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My garments and dresses are made from authentic patterns, historical photographs, drawings or specific patterns from customer's request. I also can use patterns you choose from your local retail store, just include the pattern name and number, in your e-mail when asking about pricing. pricing

All of my garments are custom made to order, and I do not offer “off the rack garments” although I may sometimes have a display or sample dress you may be interested in. Gowns and garments shown on my web pages are photographs of garments I have made for customers, I do not carry any garments or costumes in stock.

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