Costume gallery

I will  post main pictures of my costumes here. Click on the link above the photos for more information about the costumes. Some of the costumes aren't documented on the blog because they're old and I didn't take many pictures of them back then.


1770-80 Floral robe à l'anglaise (2010)
Pattern: A gown with en fourreau back from Patterns of Fashion 1, by Janet Arnold (Page: 36)


1780's Zone front gown (Winter 2010)


1780s Chemise dress I and II (Spring 2011)
Pattern: Based on Chemise dress c. 1785 in The Cut of Women's Clothes, by Norah Waugh. (Diagram XXV)




First 1780's stays (Spring 2012)


Brown 1780's stays (Summer 2012)
Pattern: Inspired by Brown Jean Corset, 1790, in Corsets, by Jill Salen (Pages: 22-25)



White 1760's stays (October 2012)


1760s/1770s Pocket hoops and petticoats (Winter 2012-2013)
Pattern: Pocket hoops from Period Costume for Stage and Screen: 1500-1800, by Jean Hunnisett, Janet Haslam


Brown KCI stays (February 2013)
Pattern: Enlarged and altered from Fashion - Volume I (Page: 126)
Original stays: Corset c. 1760-1770
Fabric: Brown cotton twill, linen


Early costumes: Floral robe à l'Anglaise (Revamp: Spring 2013)
Pattern: Period Costume for Stage and Screen: 1500-1800, by Jean Hunnisett, Janet Haslam
Fabric: Floral cotton print


Robe à la Française (November 2013)
Pattern: Based on Sack Gown in The Cut of Women's Clothes, by Norah Waugh. (Diagram XX)
Pinterest inspiration board: Robe à la française


1770s/1780s stays (December 2013-August 2014)


Tutorial for making a pair of 18th century stays:



Transitional stays c. 1794-1800 (Spring 2014)
Pattern: Modified from Linen Corset, 1790, in Corsets, by Jill Salen (Pages: 26-29)
Pinterest inspiration board: 1794-1820 underwear
Fabric: Cotton, linen


Regency under-petticoat (Spring 2014)
Pattern: Based on a pattern in Kvinnligt Mode Under två Sekel, by Britta Hammar & Pernilla Rasmussen (Page: 171)
Pinterest inspiration board: 1794-1820 underwear
Fabric: Cotton


Brown Indienne print gown  (November 2014)
Pattern: Based on robe à l'Anglaise in The Cut of Women's Clothes, by Norah Waugh. (Diagram XXII)
Pinterest board: Dark floral print robe à l'Anglaise
Fabric: Printed cotton, Maison de Garance by French General, Moda fabrics.



Simple robe en chemise (April 2015)
Pattern: Own pattern drafted with the help of  Creating Historical Clothes: Pattern Cutting from Tudor to Victorian Times
Pinterest inspiration board: Black and white robe en chemise
Pinterest research boards: Robe en Chemise: 1780s / Robe en Chemise: 1790s
Fabric: Sheer cotton



Williamsburg reproduction print gown
Pattern: Fig Leaf Patterns 101
Pinterest research board: Floral robe à l'Anglaise
Fabric: Williamsburg Trailing Vines Blue Cotton Print