Victorian Sewing Pattern: Petticoat Pattern - 1880-3

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1880s – 1890s Short Petticoat, a Victorian underwear pattern by The Mantua-Maker Historical Sewing Patterns.
This pattern includes 6 pages of instructions with historical tips, and 2 pattern sheets. It is printed on bond paper, and enclosed in a white paper envelope.
All sizes Petite – X-large are included. Hips: 34" to 54"

During the 1880s, two petticoats were worn under the dress. Often both petticoats were the same length, but sometimes the innermost was a few inches shorter. The short petticoat (short, in this case, meaning well above the ankle but below the knee) was sometimes called the underskirt.

Because all extra bulk had to be eliminated for the underskirt to fit under the dress without adding to the waistline measurement, the petticoat, as in the case of this pattern, could be placed on a yoke.

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Average review
Thank you - another beautiful pattern!
Mar 24, 2017 by Erin Spiker
Just what I was looking for. I needed an extra petticoat/under skirt for my Victorian costume. Made up quickly.
Feb 15, 2015 by Mimi
This is a very nice pattern, easy to read and follow. Delivery time was very quick. Thank you.
Apr 16, 2014 by Elizabeth R

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