Simplicity #3855

1860's Pagoda Sleeve

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Simplicity #3855 (1860’s Pagoda Day or Tea Dress #2)

Using my/our purchased cotton fabric ... Gown, bodice is lined and boned, constructed with modern sewing techniques, modern gathering has been used in the skirt, historical, hand cartridge pleating is an extra cost.

Ordering fabric/shipping - 2 to 3 weeks getting in supplies and fabric.
Estimated 10 days construction/sewing time to final completion
Approximate Delivery Time is 5 to 6 weeks after payment/order has arrived.

Shipping and handling - USPS Flat Rate $14.60

Dress Fabric suggestions are light weight fabric such as Silk, Silk Taffeta, Taffeta, Batiste, and Light Weight Cottons.

All calculations are based on 42/45 in. wide, cotton fabric:
14 yards of main choice fabric
4 and ½ yards of fabric for bodice lining
2 and ½ yards of fabric for under sleeves and chemisette
2 and ¼ yards of flat eyelet or trim

Hook and Eyes for front closure
Feather boning
Piping cord - #24 twisted cotton cord
Matching thread for all fabrics

Bone buttons for chemisette
10 shirt or ½ in. buttons for attachable lower sleeves

You are welcome to purchase your own fabrics and have them shipped to me or I can purchase them for you adding in the extra cost for reproduction fabrics. If you would like to do your own purchasing of fabric and/or supplies I will then give you a fabric credit or credits for all supplies you have purchased for your gown. If you use the supply list given, I only charge for supplies that you do not purchase, labor and shipping remain the same.

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Civil War Clothing Including 19th Century, Victorian

Civil War Clothing Including 19th Century, Victorian

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