1880s bodice and skirt course

 

Half scale bodice and skirt made during the « 1880s sewing techniques » course, at the Historical School of Dress with teacher and costumier Luca Castigliolo.

Photos from the course by Viviane WeiAn Chen.

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                                               Half scale pattern pieces

 

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                                      Cutting the fabric for the bodice

 

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                                 Basting the bodice and lining together

 

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                                                Preparing for the boning

 

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                                         Applying the piping by hand

 

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                                                Preparing skirt opening

 

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                                          1880s bodice, in faille silk

 

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                                              Bodice lining and boning

 

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                                                              Bodice back

 

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                                                              Skirt opening