|Museum of London Chintz Gown- this fabric is of course far lovelier and more subtle than the dark ground Indienne chintz I have. I don't think my final product will do this gown justice, as my fabric is so big and loud...|
I decided to deal with the drop-front portion of the gown after completing the back and underbodice on the front, since it will take some mocking up to get the neckline. In the process I was tickled to find that without the bib and front skirt panel, you just have an open robe.
|Fitting the under-bodice over my new Regency stays. The bib will lap over the top, covering the boobular region, but only just...|