This is the third installment of my Sophie Hatter dress progress! If you want to read about the initial pattern choices and making of the 1880’s foundation garments go and check those posts out first.
All things said and done, it came together nicely once I got the bones tied. Below are the pictures of the finished bustle, and also an image of how the bustle looks when the bones are NOT tied. Don’t let your bustle be sad and flat- tie your bones!!
Part 1: Research and Mockups Part 2: Foundation Garments Part 3: The Dress I’m working backwards since this blog is new and I’m going to bring you the process of creating my historical Sophie Hatter dress! I started by studying the dress she has… Continue Reading “Sophie Hatter Dress- Part 1”