Put some hustle in your bustle!
Dress up your Victorian with this drapery overskirt. Use our pattern, based on an original pattern from the 1870s, to make a late Victorian split-front drapery overskirt.
Note: This pattern is for the skirt (purple or blue on the cover art). This pattern does not include underskirt (green or blue). See RH943 for Bodice pattern. See RH946 for Underskirt pattern.
Can be adjusted to any waist size or back length. All sizes.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you’ve come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: any top weight fabric
Notions: thread; hooks and eyes, snaps, or buttons for closure; interlining if outer material is thin
Yardage Requirements: 4½ yds 45” wide or 3 yds 60″ wide