I was inspired by sheer dresses of the era. I used an acetate sheer. I had little problems with this as she has no plans of tending a campfire or traipsing around a field in it. The lining is kona cotton piped with yarn piping. I used Truly Victorian's 1863 Sheer Dress pattern on it, and it went together beautifully.
I didn't get pictures, but I also made undergarments. I made a hoop using Truly Victorian's 1858 Round Hoop pattern:
And a corset, chemise, and bloomers using Simplicity 9769:
It's hard to see, but the edges are trimmed in a purple loop trim. I want to give it a little more of something. Maybe ruffles? What do you think, how can I jazz it up a bit?
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