Saturday, July 5, 2014

Bustle Pad-Natural Form Era

How's this for under ten dollars? I made a bustle pad for the Mermaid costume.  The pattern is Simplicity 1819.  I used 100% organic cotton from an old bed sheet, the ribbons were off of a gift, and stuffing from a pillow.  So Free!


Historical Sew Fortnightly
Challenge: #13, Under $10
Fabric: 100% cotton,
Pattern: Simplicity 1819
Year: 1878
Notions: thread and questionable content ribbon, polyfil stuffing
How Historically accurate: machine sewn with proper fabric.  50/50 I would say
Hours to complete: One at most
First worn: July 4, 2014 for Mermaid photo
Total Cost: FREE
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