Fashions of the Gilded Age, Volume 2: Evening, Bridal, Sports, Outerwear, Accessories, and Dressmaking 1877-1882 (Paperback)
Contains 184 authentic sewing patterns and instructions for women's garments. Includes special rulers that enable drafting to custom sizes. Quotes from original fashion magazines and other sources give additional information on construction, materials, and wardrobe planning. Also included is an 87-page, illustrated manual on period dressmaking and millinery. For theatrical and reenactment costumers, vintage clothing collectors, brides, and doll artists.