Proposed project: 18th century bodice

Remember this fabric, I found what it has to be made into.
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“A LADY’S BODICE OF BLUE SILK BROCADE
POSSIBLY DUTCH, FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY “

I’m hoping I’ll have enough for this bodice since it looks very simple but still have enough yardage to be able to make a later style 18th century jacket to go over my blue quilted petticoat. I’m hoping they will have more photosif I buy the auction catalog. Maybe not…

3 thoughts on “Proposed project: 18th century bodice”

  1. L, thanks for the link- I’m having a lovely time looking at the whole damn catalog. that black velvet regency court dress is fricking AWESOME..

  2. Hmmm…love the fabric, love the bodice, not seeing them together. The fabric just seems much later 18th century. Maybe seeing a bigger portion of the fabric will make them come together.

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