Victorian Bathingsuit

 

This project has only 3 pieces, hat, skirt and jumpsuit. I used folk wear Victorian bathing suit costume pattern. In there time period there bathing suits where made out of wool and navy color.  I know crazy it would be so heavy when it got wet.  I made my Victorian bathing suit out of 50% cotton & 50% polyester.  

I used grosgrain ribbon, interfacing, buttons, bias tape, elastic and polyester thread.  The hat was very easy just added ribbon to the top strip and then made pleats first before added it to the edge.  For the jumpsuit and sleeves very basic.  For the skirt the front is just a basic front with pleats gathered in the back.  

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