I still needed some support to make them extra puffy.
|Original sleeves supporter from 1890, it wouldn't fit for this dress, because it has a normal undersleeve.|
I didn't need such a massive thing, like a whole cat or a crinoline inside, so I made this little buddies to help me. I saw it on my original 1890 gown, and I would like to share this easy, little and accurate trick with you as well.
All you need is some strong fabric, I used leftover upholstery canvas and purple lining to cover them.
First, you have to cut two half circle. (My mesaurements for them cc. 12 cm long and 6 cm high)
|Here are my two supporters|
After, just sew them together, and hide its under the gathers. That's it :)
|I sew between the two sleeves|
|I tried to make a picture of the current look of dress|
|I told, no cats in my dress, but who can say no to her? :)|