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Tabitha Ensemble - Blossom Red

beautiful but sizing wrong

Item: 006945

$159.95


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Beautiful in bloom, our Tabitha Ensemble captures the good girl grace and style of a bygone era. This outfit featuring a vibrant rose bud print on an ivory background makes a sweet addition to your historical 19th century wardrobe.

This three-piece ensemble includes a blouse, skirt and belt. Can be worn together to create the look of a long prairie dress or separately with your favorite vintage pieces.

So much era-specific detailing on the blouse including gathered sleeves with elongated, ribbon-trimmed cuffs, ruffle and lace-trimmed yoke, and delicate buttons at the neck ending in a band collar. The skirt features a deep ribbon-trimmed ruffle and ribbon trimmed belt.

Fashioned from 100% cotton. Imported. Machine washable, line dry. Available in sizes S - 3X

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Sizing Chart
Size Bust
(up to)
Waist
(up to)
S 34" 26"
M 37" 30"
L 40" 33"
XL 43" 37"
2X 45" 41"
3X 49" 45"

Ladies Sizing Guide

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Average Rating: 4.00/5.00 stars from 1 reviews

beautiful but sizing wrong
I was amazed at how beautiful this outfit was. The details and workmanship were just wonderful. The detail such as the button loops instead of buttonholes gave is such a "nonmanufactured" look. Lovely ribbon touches on the blouse stood out. There were two problems though. I had to get a 2XL based on the measurement chart. I have never been even close to 2XL in my life. But the elastic in the skirt would not have fit over anything larger than the waist size shown for the 2XL. I would probably get the 1XL size for a blouse from Historical Emporium next time I order and I will buy again. But this blouse fits fine. It was also labeled as 2XL. However the Obi-like sash, beautifully constructed, was HUGH. I had to move the buttons over 7 inches. It was too well constructed to try to make the sash shorter by sewing machine. So I had to put two snaps on the overlapped 7 inches to hold it flat. It was labeled 2XL. I swear that the sleeves were the length of an orangutan's arms. I had to cut 4-5 inches off of them. Luckily I can sew and the sleeves/cuffs were sewn on in such a manner that the sleeve was easily separated from the cuff, sleeve shortened, and sewed back so that you can not tell that the cuff was ever touched. I am 5'6" and have a normal arm length. I think someone who is shorter than I, but still fits the sizing, will have a much bigger problem. Note that I had the same problem, and will be making this same comment, on the Abbington Blouse. I hope HE...
Aug 17, 2017
Joyce
Redding CA
US

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