With all of the accessories.
Showing the inside of the bodice with all of the boning.
This is the lovely sheer organza stole.
Thin straps and the beautiful skirt with the petticoat underneath.
At the Ball.
V1039 The silk frayed really easily!!
V1039 All those pleats tailor tacked and then basted by hand!
V1039 This took ages but was worth it.
V1039 Pinning and basting the ruched trim
S2182 The finished coat with the shawl collar.
S2182 The back showing the seam lines.
S2812 Showing the pleat in the sleeves
S2812 Inside showing the silk lining and the lovely buttons.
V1026 The finished dress. It looks better on.
V1026 The belt and the flap pockets.
V1026 A close up of the neck detail.
Butterick 7308 original 1950s pattern
New Look 6723