V337: Bustle Decoration Inspiration

I’ve been so bad about blogging recently.  So much for 365 straight days of blogging! I will make it to 365, but it won’t be by January 1st, haha!

Anywho, I thought I would share the gowns that are inspiring my Green Acres Gown decoration ideas…

The Met, 1871
Young Ladies Looking at Japanese Objects–Tissot, 1869
From the book “Les Petites Dames de Mode: An Adventure in Design”
The Met: 1881–84 

I have all the lines marked out on the underskirt, now it’s to the binding, the pleating, the gathering, the fluting,  and attaching all of these to the skirt…


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