After so many mockups, I actually have progress on the final 1820s yellow dress! I have assembled the bodice and put in one sleeve. Working on the second now. Of course, my students have a final tomorrow, so I'm going to be grading 200 tests for a couple days...
Piping for the back bodice seams:
Flat-lining the fashion fabric to the musling lining:
Attaching the piping:
Sewing the back seams of the bodice:
Putting a lining of muslin and silk organza in the sleeve head: