All About Sleeves Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterning them yourself; trial and error i
1838 Day Dress: Seems to be the same dress as nearby pin on this board, with a different (and not nearly as charming a) hat. Museum, but must have been on loan, as it's definitely at the Kyoto Costume Institute.
Dress and spencer jacket Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. 1823 (made) 1823 Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Figured silk, trimmed with silk, lined with silk, hand-sewndress (Dress and spencer jacket)