Dress bodice has front princess seams and back darts; skirt is gathered into inset waistband and lower edge is finished with tucks above hem; chemise has ribbon and casing neckline; pantaloons with tucks have casing and elastic waist; bonnet is gathered into brim; pantaloons and bonnet have eyelet trim.
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Pattern Description: Ladies' pioneer dress costume and accessories (bonnet, apron, chemise, pantalettes). I've made the chemise in the past, but this time I only made the dress.
Pattern Sizing: I made a size 12 (bust 34). It probably runs slightly big; it fit me, but I think I' more...
Highly Recommend Fabric: This pattern is great because it works with really any fabric and is versatile enough not only to be worn as a costume but as an item to wear out! For this particular variation, I used a dull satin and a sheer overlay with glitter and sparkles for the sleeve.
I really think this pattern wou more...
Easy & Great for Beginners Pattern Description: Good
Pattern Sizing: Great - they fit! :)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? It did - but I shortened the legs on the one I sewed.
Were the instructions easy to follow? They were.
What did you particularly like or d more...
Highly Recommend Pattern Description: Costume long dress
Pattern Sizing: I was a tad small on the fitted bodice and had to take out one dart on both sides - but there was one dart still left in. I also had to change the seams to 3/8" b/c of a lack of ease in the pattern size. I suppose I would need to go up to an more...
Easy & Great for Beginners Pattern Description: Sewed up as described.
Pattern Sizing: Great
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I did like the depiction on the envelope as it was what I wanted which was a LONG apron to protect my knees when gardening.
Were the ins more...