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The Fur Trimmed, Pink Silk, Edwardian Skirt

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I was ready to cut into the pink silk lustring which started this whole Edwardian evening gown project. I'd made myself a S-bend corset. The hip padding was ready to go. My skirt pattern was drafted. The actual making of the gown could begin. Well, almost. A few minor pattern alterations still needed to happen before the scissors touched the pink silk. Evening dress ca. 1901 from the Munchner Stadtmuseum The longer I stared at the single photo I have of my inspiration gown, the more I became convinced that the skirt was just slightly gathered at the waistline. Thus, I...

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