Petticoats are supposed to be easy, right?
|Celadon green silk petticoat with pinked ruffle, sheer embroidered apron, silk stockings, and Kensington red leather shoes with buckles|
|The top and bottom edge of the ruffle are pinked with scalloped shears - the top is straight, but the bottom is vandyked. Makes for a nice effect. You can also see the muslin channel strips.|
|Here's how it looks all gathered up. I also ran the steam iron over this lightly, to press the gathers down a bit - they're quite unruly when first gathered, and I wanted that "been flat in a trunk for 300 years look" lol.|
|A deep ruffle with the cord gathering at the very top edge - makes for a harder look.|
Both petticoats are shown with the red Kensingtons, so you can finally see how they look on on the foot. Don't forget that Kensingtons are our new 18th century latchet shoe, come in black and red, and are on pre-order right now for $99 (