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Information for Laughing Moon Victorian Bodice
Last Updated: 09/10/2014

Victorian Bodice “Waist” 1890’s,
Four Bodice & Five Sleeve Options

View "A"

Our version made with Striped Voile

Estimated sewing time: 6 hrs

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Pattern 00-pattern-04

6 Different styles are found in this one pattern, we chose view "A" with "Leg O’ Mutton sleeves.

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Cutting the Waist

The following notes and charts are from the Laughing Moon Mercantile pattern instruction sheet and are given in yards only, not metres.

1. Do not cut the size you wear in retail clothing. Take your body measurements and cut the size nearest, going up.
2. The fit of the waist is very dose. Make up scrap fabric test garments. Transfer any changes to the pattern.
3. Because of the wide range in sizes the yardages are grouped by size, and the largest within the size is given. The smaller sizes within the group may find the yardages generous.
Views D, E, and, F show yardages for the largest size (26). All other sizes will find the yardage generous.

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS

VIEW A

FABRIC 45" 54" 60"
4-10 2 1/4 2 1/8 1 7/8
12-18 3 2 1/4 2 1/4
20-26 3 1/2 2 7/8 2 5/8
LINING
4-10 1 1/8 1 1/8 1 1/8
12-18 1 1/2 1 3/8 1 1/4
20-26 1 3/4 1 1/2 1 1/2

VIEW B

FABRIC 45" 54" 60"
4-10 2 7/8 2 5/8 2 5/8
12-18 3 1/4 3 2 5/8
20-26 3 3/4 3 1/8 3 1/8
LINING
4-10 1 1/2 1 1/4 1 1/4
12-18 2 1 3/8 1 3/8
20-26 2 1/4 1 3/4 11/2

VIEW C

FABRIC 45" 54" 60"
4-10 2 1/8 2 1 3/4
12-18 2 1/4 2 2
20-26 2 3/4 2 3/8 2
LINING
4-10 1 1 1
12-18 1 1/2 1 1
20-26 1 5/8 1 1/4 1 1/8

VIEW D*

FABRIC 2 1 7/8 1 5/8
LINING 1 3/4 1 1/2 1 3/8

VIEW E*

FABRIC 2 7/8 2 l/2 2 1/8
LINING 1 3/4 1 1/2 1 3/8

VIEW F*

FABRIC 2 1 1/2 1 l/2
LINING 1 3/8 1 1/8 1 1/8

*Yardages are for the largest size. Smaller sizes will find them very generous

Measurements and Sizes for Women's Patterns

Size 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26
Bust 29½ 30½ 31½ 32½ 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
Waist 22 23 24 25 26½ 28 30 32 34 36 38 40
Hip 31½ 32½ 33½ 34½ 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50

We Suggest the Following Products For This Project

PRODUCT
NUMBER
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION WHERE USED REQUIRED
QUANTITY
Link to product
00-PATTERN-04 pattern, Victorian blouses 6 styles pattern 1 EA Pattern
50-8125-07 bones plastic/m 7 mm (5/16") bodice 2.5 M Bones
34-7212-01 bone casing 1/2" (13 mm) white (fits 8 mm bones) bodice 2.5 M Bone Casing




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