Historical Note:

The same lace patterns can be used on all the undergarments to provide a unified look as we did in this example. The sleeve and hem of both chemise and drawers are vintage eyelet from approximately 1910.


December 2005

cotton muslin, lace

application: modeling, Victorian reenactment

Cream chemise and drawers

These undergarments were made for modeling our Victorian corsets. A year after completion they found another use as the undergarments for the young Queen Victoria at Dickens Christmas Fair. We accepted an award for best costuming at the Dickens Fair 2006 for our Miss Estella gown, chemise and drawers, and matching corset and petticoat. We adore monochrome detailing - cream lace, cream fabric, and cream embroidery.