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How to make covered buttons 19th century style

How to make covered buttons century style

White cotton corded petticoat. Probably intended to support the full bell-shaped skirts of the 1830s, but cannot tell without study in person. Double wrapped waist ties like an 18th c. petticoat; cording concentrated in back for a bustle effect.  "The petticoat has multiple rows of padded cording.  The hemline is trimmed with white eyelet.  The waist has both a front and back tie closure...  Waist 24 length 37." seller "fiddybee," ebay

White cotton corded petticoat. Probably intended to support the full bell-shaped skirts of the 1830s, but cannot tell without study in person. Double wrapped waist ties like an 18th c. petticoat; cording concentrated in back for a bustle effect. "The petticoat has multiple rows of padded cording. The hemline is trimmed with white eyelet. The waist has both a front and back tie closure... Waist 24 length 37." seller "fiddybee," ebay

Eighteenth century breeches. That essential button.

fastening on man's silk wedding breeches / century / costume collection / Ham House, Surrey / National Trust Image

A Most Peculiar Mademoiselle: regency

A Most Peculiar Mademoiselle: regency

Larkin & Smith 18th Century English Gown Pattern Review

Larkin & Smith 18th Century English Gown Pattern Review (Katie Jacobs)

Larkin & Smith 18th Century English Gown Pattern Review

White woven striped cotton gown, ca. 1808. U of Washington. CF bodice opening, high neckline gathered into a collar band/ruff. Smooth waist, ruffle down CF. Very tiny CB piece, regular SB. Puffed upper sleeve; very fitted and shaped lower sleeve. Rectangular back skirt, tiny concave waist, pleated to fit. Shaped CF and SF skirt pieces, drop-front, with edge ties to meet at back waist.

White woven striped cotton gown, ca. 1808. U of Washington. CF bodice opening, high neckline gathered into a collar band/ruff. Smooth waist, ruffle down CF. Very tiny CB piece, regular SB. Puffed upper sleeve; very fitted and shaped lower sleeve. Rectangular back skirt, tiny concave waist, pleated to fit. Shaped CF and SF skirt pieces, drop-front, with edge ties to meet at back waist.

Sew 18th Century: India Fabric Fabulousness

I'm always on the hunt for period-appropriate fabric--especially affordable fabric.

Augusta Marianna’s stockings, shoes, and rump as displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood: Image © Johanna Öst 2010.

Augusta Marianna’s stockings, shoes, and rump as displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood: Image © Johanna Öst

This tan open-weave linen dress, c. 1884, has a corseted bodice trimmed with maroon velvet and metallic beading; the brown faille skirt is draped with matching linen forming a bustle in back and apron...

This tan open-weave linen dress, c. 1884, has a corseted bodice trimmed with maroon velvet and metallic beading; the brown faille skirt is draped with matching linen forming a bustle in back and apron...

Cool Steampunk DIY Ideas - Easy Home Decor, Costume Ideas, Jewelry, Crafts, Furniture and Steampunk Fashion Tutorials - Clothes, Accessories and Best Step by Step Tutorials - Creative DIY Projects for Adults, Teens and Tweens

30 Creatively Cool Steampunk DIYs

Cool DIY Crafts Ideas, Fun Food, Do It Yourself Fashion & Room Decor for Teens and Tweens. Boys and Girls Bedroom Projects

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