Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Hyacinth's Purple Afternoon Dress

Hyacinth has so many purple dresses that I sometimes found it hard to tell the difference between them. :-P And it's hard to know how to name them! I've called this one her purple afternoon dress, though.

Another view:

Full length (I think this is the same one):

I like the sleeves!
I believe this can be made from Sense and Sensibility's Romantic era dress pattern if you enlarge the sleeves and add undersleeves. ;-)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I love her pelerine in the second picture! Back then all that embroidery and lace work would have been done by hand. I hope I can do that some day.