Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Corded Petticoat (human-sized)

Recently finished project (now happily winging it's way to a certain deserving lady in MN):
Corded petticoat for 1850s wear.

Detail of cording in white cotton petticoat, pre- Civil War.

Vital stats: 90.5" circumference at the hem; finished length 35" at CF, 37" at CB; 20.5" self-fabric facing, containing 58 rows of cotton cording, or approximately 145 yards; fastens at center back with two bone buttons; total weight 1 lb 6 oz.

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