Victorian Bustle Drapery Overskirt Sewing Pattern for 1868 - 1888, Multi & Plus Sized, #1870-3

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1868 – 1888 Camargo Sash Bustle Drapery Historical Sewing Pattern by Deb Salisbury, the Mantua-Maker (that's me!). This pattern includes 12 pages of instructions with historical tips, and 3 pattern sheets. It is printed on bond paper, and enclosed in a reclosable plastic bag. All sizes Petite – Full (waist: 20" – 60"; hips 30" – 70") are included.

It is based on a pattern in the September issue of the 1869 Peterson’s Magazine. I have added several common variations which will give different effects. Version A, the original pattern, creates a soft drapery which is spread all along the outer edge. Version B creates a swallowtail effect. Version C hangs loose along the lower edge. All three versions may be made with or without the Camargo Sash.

Please read all instructions before touching your fabric. There are tips along the way to make your life easier!

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Average review
Fast shipping. Item arrived in great condition. Thank you!
Sep 24, 2015 by Sea
Great pattern! Thanks so much!
Aug 27, 2015 by Mimi
Cant wait to start working on it.
Aug 2, 2015 by Staci
Arrived in perfect condition. Wonderful seller, great communication!
Dec 26, 2013 by Susan Quenon

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FYI 2 - I do have a cat (allergy warning; my cat has such fine fur I find stray hairs in places he could *never* get to!) but he has little contact with my patterns. My home is smoke-free, but vintage books and trim may carry their own distinctive odors.