This skirt pattern is taken from an original Metropolitan Pattern Co. pattern of 1898. It consists of 7 gores, with gathers at the center back. It is moderately full and has hem facings for added support. The closure is at the center back . This shape is suitable as a basic walking skirt from 1892-1900.
Sizing and Yardage Information:
All the sizes are included, as given below.
|Fabric -45″ wide||5 1/8 yards||Medium to heavy fabrics, wool, twill, brocade, linen, etc.|
|Fabric -60″ wide||4 7/8 yards.|
|Lining – 45″ wide||6 5/8 yards||Use broadcloth, muslin or other similar fabric.|
|1 1/2 yard||Use twill, canvas, jean, or other weighted fabric.|
Yardages given are with nap.
Notions: Hook and eye closures. All the sizes are included, as given below.