The material is pink silk taffeta with green silk trim, stomacher and hat. The jacket has a zone-front, the petticoat is worn over a false rump. I have re-drafted my bodice pattern since I cut out this jacket and the neckline needs to be tightened around my collar bones. The fishu hides it though. I was also a lot thinner when this project begun, so there had to be some fiddling around teh waist to make it look good, but an apron is good at hiding imperfections as well.
The original plan was to make the stomacher pink, but I ran out of fabric. I quite liked it green though. I think I have enough green fabric left to make another, more narrow, row of gathered fabric on the petticoat.
The hat stays in place with the help of a big comb and it stayed on surprisingly well. I wasn't aware of how crazy the angle looked until I saw the photos!
Lithia in a new gown.
Madame Berg in her leather stays, made after this pair.
The Wild Man re-appeared, this time with buttons in his jacket.
The noble savage.
He was roped in by a fair maiden.
Given a brief lesson in manners.
And turned into a gentleman.
There was also an Opera Buffa, unfortunately without any songs or music, but very funny nevertheless.
But there were some music at least.
Sunday was a bit colder than the Saturday, with some rain.