Seaside/Boating Ensemble

◊ Designer and Cutter – Robyn Murphy
◊ 1895 Ensemble Tutor – Sheryl Pilkinton
◊ 1890’s Corset and Petticoat Tutor – Anthony Phillips

Details – Leg-o-mutton sleeved Jacket with a pieced-in buttoned vest. Completed with a under bodice and scarf. Combined with a bell shaped dress which is lightly gathered at centre back.
Lines have been shevroned in centre back with piping sewn into curves of back and also in the hem of the jacket. Hand embroidered on embelishments with hand sewn bind details. Sleeves have been cartridge pleated into the armhole.
Skirt is lined with a navy taffeta lining. Grossgrain straps are sewn in the side seam at three increments to pull back the sway of the skirt
Cotton upholstery fabrics were used for the jacket, vest and skirt, while the bodice was made from a soft cotton.
Underpinnings include a 1890’s corset and petticoat. Petticoat has three rows of ruffles at the bottom with pieced in white trim.


Photography by Ashleigh Kennedy

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