Truly Victorian 1845 German Day Dresses. This pattern is for a variety of 1845 dresses. It is drafted using a German tailor's guide written circa 1843. This style is suitable for the years 1840-1853, and should be worn over several petticoats rather than a hoop. View A has a gathered Fan Front bodice, with a fitted lining and a smooth back. View B has a fitted front with reveres, narrow at the waist and widening out to the shoulders. The bodice can also be left plain if desired.
V-neck dress with front pleats Madras plaid with a pattern repeat of about 20 cm ins), 150 cm in) wide: m yds) for all sizes. Cotton tape, 7 mm in) wide: – – – – m – 28 – 28 – 28 – 30 ins). Vilene/Pellon G Vilene Bias ¬Tape.