Vena Cava Design

5/11/20
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Historical Sewing Patterns (Women)

1878 Fantail Skirt

1878 Fantail Skirt

This skirt is drafted based on a garment as seen in an 1878 Arthur's Home Magazine. The front is in 3 gores, fitted at the waist with darts. The back is tied in behind the knees with a drawstring and the train flares dramatically in fan shape, also known today as a fishtail. The closure is in the center back seam. If desired, this skirt can be also be cut to floor length.

This skirt is suitable for just about any type of dress during the period of 1878-1882. It should be elaborately trimmed if worn by itself. It also works well under overskirts and polonaises.



Sizing and Yardage Information:



All the sizes are included, as given below.


YARDAGEAll SizesSkirt with Train - 45" fabric5 yardsSkirt with train - 60" fabric3 3/4 yardsSkirt floor length - 45" fabric4 yards


Yardage given for 60" fabric is without nap. For all fabrics with nap, use 45" wide yardages.



Notions: Hook and eye closures, 1 1/2 yards wide single fold bias tape, 2 yards tie strings (may use ribbon, tape, cording, etc.)



All the sizes are included, as given below.


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNWaist20"22 24"26"28"30"32"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"Hip30"32"34"36"38"40"42"44"46"48"50"52"54"56"




Our Price (inc VAT): £14.81

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