Versatile pattern set for two different sporting outfits of the late victorian era: View A Ladies’ Bicycle Costume is a copy of a period 1890’s pattern. It includes a double breasted Basque with collar and revers (lapels), Leg O’Mutton sleeves, pleated back, and belt. The skirt has double box pleats in front and back, with roomy bloomers underneath. The bloomers blouse over the leggings and are made of same or similar fabric as the Basque. A dickey with a high collar goes under the Basque. The Leggings (gaiters) are a copy of a vintage pair. View B Basque is a representation of a hunting Basque depicted in Harper’s Bazar. The front is double breasted and has a wrap around high collar. The back, sleeves and belt are the same as View A. View B bloomers are a copy of a vintage pair of Turkish bloomers.
All garments coordinate with each other!
Extensive set with 10 large format pattern sheets and 43 pages of comprehensive illustrated instructions, including historical notes.
All sizes (US 6-28) included (Bust 30 1/2 – 50 = 75 – 125 cm, Waist 23 – 42″ 57,5 – 105 cm).