18th-century dress is renowned for its opulence. The skill of tailors and dressmakers had developed to such an extent that clothing styles were lavished with attention to detail and ornament. From the beginning to the middle of the century, women's clothing became larger and more laden with decoration. Wealthy women wore dresses made of brightly colored silk woven with bold floral and striped designs.
Pattern includes photographic sewing instructions to make the Peonies dress and Under-Skirt and all pattern components come in two sizes:
~ Sized to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl® and
~ Sized to fit the slim Carpatina Dolls or Magic Attic
Recommended Fabrics: Silk, Satin, Printed cotton
- 1/2 yard main fabric
- 1/4 yard lining
- 15" fabric for skirt
- 4 Snaps or buttons for closure
- Matching thread
- Optional hat and flower decorations for hat
Skill Level: Intermediate
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