I know it's only January, but why not go on and get something done early, for once?
|One net panel on the front, so far.|
The sleeves will be a challenge too, as the net will need to be roll-hemmed on curves, and this stuff doesn't fancy it.
Patterns of Fashion 2 to work, drafting a very basic under skirt - 3 pieces with slight goring, based on the Laurel Dress pattern. Something like this:
More to come next week. :-)
p.s. The Laurel Dress pattern to which I refer regularly is found in Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940 , along with lots of other gridded patterns from the 1860s through the 1930s.