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The Victorian Gentleman

Mark the roll line on the collar and the lapel.

11. Cut a piece of muslin as long as the man’s waist-toknee measurement plus six inches and as wide as three-quarters of his hip measurement. Draw the SOG line three inches in from the selvage edge of the muslin. Draw the cross-grain line four inches down from the top edge. Pin the intersecting point to the CF waist and continue the line as far down as the dress form will allow. Pin the skirt to the waist seam of the top. The waist seam of the skirt will curve upward as you make your way around to the SB seam.

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Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian  

Draping Period Costumes: Classical Greek to Victorian  

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