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Edwardian Skirt (Fan-Skirt) worn about 1890 Sewing Pattern #0414 Size US 8-30 (EU 34-56) PDF Download

This is a digital sewing pattern for a Fan-Skirt or Umbrella Skirt around 1890. The Fan-Skirt or Umbrella Skirt became fashionable around 1890. The simple but versatile cut, features a narrow waistline, flaring out at the hem keeping the balance with the gigot sleeves, fashionable at that time. Skirts were kept simple, to build a contrast with the rich decorated waists. The hem was supported with an extra layer of buckram or other stiff fabrics, cut on the same shape like the hem, or a…

Edwardian plus size blue dress handmade in England Lady Mary inspired Downton Abbey 1912 gown Gibson girl

Edwardian evening blue dress plus size will make a gorgeous wedding dress for an alternative wedding. Lady Mary of Downton Abbey could also wear it to a dinner. This dress was actually inspired by Downton Abbey dress because I made it in green at first. And the green dress was closely based on one of Lady Mary's dresses. The dress was a huge success but as not everyone looks good in green - myself included - I used different colour schemes. So I made this dress in this beautiful shade of…

Pour La Victoire: Victorian/Edwardian Kitchen Apron Tutorial & Pattern

I designed this apron by looking at examples of similar aprons in drawings, books, and magazines from the 1890s-1900s. Often referred to as a nurse's apron or kitchen apron, the bib and full skirt help protect your garment from dirt and grime. We might refer to a garment like this as a "pinafore apron" today! This style of apron is perfect for a Downton Abbey cosplay or Alice in Wonderland cosplay. It's a neat and functional apron for use in modern kitchens, too! This apron is an easy…

1900 Cycling Ensemble - skirt with matching bloomers hidden underneath.  Additional views can be seen at http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/80034187#

The Met Collection API is where all makers, creators, researchers, and dreamers can now connect to the most up-to-date data and images for more than 470,000 artworks in The Met collection. As part of

Edwardian fashion was characterized by the new S-bend corset and pouter pigeon shape. It was an era of luxury with elegant dresses and expensive fabrics.

Edwardian fashion was characterized by the new S-bend corset and pouter pigeon shape. It was an era of luxury with elegant dresses and expensive fabrics.

Kensington London, 27 Juni 1906. (Edward Linley Sambourne)A young student girl with her mother.  Note the plaits (braids) de rigeur for schooldays

I have good reason to be grateful to Edward Linley Sambourne. My original post about his street photography (Street Style 1906) has been the most popular single item on this blog and has brought in…

1960s fashion, flower power, a-line dress, fashion history, 20th century fashion | The Fashion Folks

Here's a quick guide to the 20th century fashion. Spanning from the early 1900s to the late 1990s this is a perfect fashion timeline over the last 100 years