Early and Mid Victorian Costumes

An Orange Plaid Dress

A blue wool 1860s dress

An 1860s Wool Gauze Ball Gown

A preview of my three 1860s dresses for Gettysburg.

Posing by the lake
A black 1860s dress--day and evening versions

Grey 1860s
A Grey Wool 1860s Dress

Brown print dress
An 1860s Brown and Pink Print Dress

The finished dress
An 1860s Yellow Wool Dress with Daisy Buttons

The Purple Paletot

A Pink Sheer Dress

Princess Alexandra Inspired Dress
A late 1860s Dress Inspired by Princess Alexandra

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Two 1840s Wrappers

The Finished Dress
1869 Dress

Smocked Sleeve
An 1840 Ball Gown

Costume College Sunday
An 1840 Day Dress

Eugenie Dress
An 1855 Ball Gown for the Eugenie Project

Dress and Bonnet
My 1860s yellow cotton print dress

And the following links are to my website, in the good old pre blogging days! Ahh, memories...

A Sheer 1860s Dress

An 1855 Ball Gown for the Eugenie Project

An 1862 Ball Gown for the Mourning of Prince Albert

My 1869 Evening Dress based on a dress in the V&A

An 1863 Red Quilted Corset

A Narrow-Wire Cage Crinoline

An Elliptical Hoop

My Corded Petticoat

My 1840 Day Dress

1863 Day Dress 


  1. There are no comments here. Therefore, I feel I should comment. That is all.

  2. I really like the dresses from this time period.

  3. Another comment :) I love most of the dress styles in the Victorian era - a time of great change in dress fashion! Keep up the good work!

  4. I am wondering if you have made a pattern for this dress: http://www.koshka-the-cat.com/1840_dress.html