Evening dress made for 1910s events including ragtime festivals, balls, Titanic, and Downton Abbey events.
Butterick B6190 Empire-Waist Dress, Jacket and Headbands
Difficult to figure out finished length with the high waistline. May need to make a mockup before using border edge fabric for hem.
Color and trim inspiration (blue background) was an extant dress on an auction site.
Inside of bodice
Closures - belt hooks in back, hidden zipper under overlay with snaps and hook and eye.
Completed: March 2017