Blue & White Floral Set, 18th Century

Jacket in floral printed cotton and lined with cotton, from JP Ryan's "Jackets for Undress Wear" pattern. Petticoat in blue linen, my own pattern was used. Cap shown is the Period Impressions cap.
Dress Diary
1/2004
Aside from some problems with the sleeve of this pattern, it's a very good pattern that went together quite easily, and the results are super cute! The problem with the sleeve is just that it's a bit too big to fit either the armhole or the cuff pattern pieces. But, I scaled it down a bit, and then made some tucks at the top (very period correct thing to do, actually) and then it was just right.
Here are a couple of pictures (with an older petticoat made of cotton that has been replaced with a nicer one of linen):
   
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