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This is the download version of #112.  Please note that this download is not tiled.  You will receive 6 A0 pages and the instructions.  The A0 pages are meant to be printed at a print shop that has a wide format printer.
Hoops and Bustles
1856 - 1889 Period Correct
Large clear Illustrations with Simple Directions
Instruction on the use of Steel Included

Victorian Hoops and Bustles- All views are copies of extant period hoops and bustles. View A is a bell shaped hoop skirt popular from 1856-1863 and 1869 and 1876. view B is an elliptic skirt 1863-1871. View C is a bustle, hoop and train supporter 1869-1876, 1883-1889. View D and E bustles were worn during the second bustle period of 1883-1889. View F is a bustle pad worn throughout the Victorian and into the Edwardian periods. More information and resources are contained in the pattern.

#112 Download - Hoops and Bustles