Victorian Dickens Christmas Carolers Holiday 18th Century Dress Costume, Seven Peice Set, handmade
For larger group orders and custom color orders: Please convo me first, and I will create a reserved custom listing just for you to make ordering much easier. I have enough holiday fabrics to make 30 adults and 30 childrens costumes. I can also get more fabric for this costume if needed. This costume can be made in many combinations. It is best to contact/convo me first so I can create a reserved listing just for you in your color preferences.
This adult's custom Dickens Victorian Christmas holiday set includes the cape, skirt, sash, hoop cage, blouse , petticoat underslip, and matching bonnet. The skirt in pictures is shown over a 3 boned hoop cage. This set can be made in other color selections and choices . The skirts can be made in a variety of colors. The capes are always black corduroy that have a velvety appearance. The blouses are always white cotton Victorian mutton sleeves with lace around the sleeves wrist area. The bonnets are made to match your costume....in velvet,or satin, or corduroy.
The 7 peice set is to be custom made your measurements. Set will be made in the following colors:
1.skirt colors are your choice, tartan plaid or holiday brocades.
2.cape to be made in black velvety corduroy as shown in pictures.
3. cape is lined to match or compliment skirts in red,green,black,burgundy, and more.
4.sash to be made in cotton or satin. Cotton is great for cotton tartan plaids. Satin is great for brocades.
5.underslip petticoat lining for skirts made from cotton lining fabric in a color that matches the skirts,
6.blouse to be made in white cotton with lace edging on sleeves, as shown in pictures.
7. bonnet to be constructed in black corduroy or black velvet to match cape as shown in pictures.
1.The cape has a closure on the jewel neckline collar.
2.The sash ties at the back, and is one size fits all.
3.These sets are designed to be worn and interchanged with other peices.
4.Cape is lined in black, red, or green cotton, your choice of satin or brocade linings
5.Sash is made to match the cape's cotton lining.
6. The skirt is made from holiday plaids, or brocade for a more dressy look. Shown in the photo is the red tartan plaid. Other plaids are shown to let you see that you have many options.
7. The skirt has a separate petticoat liner lining for easy laundering.
I also make the girls Dickens costumes. I build the boys and men's Dickens vests/ waistcoats. Frock coats for men and boys can also be custom made.
The costume ships at least 3 to 4 weeks before you need the costume. I will need the date you will need the costume(s) in hand. Please convo me to discuss timelines. Pictures will be sent to all buyers before shipping.
All of my designs/creations are made in a smoke free environment. Thanks for looking and shopping. Corsage and brooch are for inspiration only, and not part of the set. I ship priority mail USA and world wide. A tracking number will be sent after shipping. Thanks for looking and for shopping.
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Custom and personalized orders
Showbelles is a true handmade shop. Items are not outsourced to an outside company. Please be advised that custom items, made to fit your size apparel, are non-returnable. Be sure to have accurate measurements. If you need help with measuring , I will send you a measuring doll sketch. The doll sketch will show you exactly how and where to measure.
I began marketing made to fit custom items on Ebay in 2005. I have 999 positive 100% ebay feedbacks. With proper accurate measurements, I can build orders for women,men and children over dress forms set to your size and measurements. The key to getting a good fitting custom item is sending the correct measurements. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks for shopping at Showbelles.
Showbelles items are all custom made, and made to order. All listings have the needed measurements in the descriptions. Please see the list below for sizing.
1. I make all sizes from 34 bust to 52 bust for women.
2. For men, I make all sizes from 38 shoulders to 52 shoulders.
3. I can also make childrens' sizes from a size 7/8 and higher.
Let me know if you have more questions about sizing. Convo me through etsy convo. Thank you for shopping at Showbelles on etsy.
Some of my custom items are washable in cold water with biodegrable detergents like Woolite. some of my custom items need dry cleaning.
1. Any item made from pure silk will need dry cleaning.
2. For polyester and poly blends, I highly recommend dry cleaning for holding the crisp new look. some polyester garments can be cool water hand washed. No dryers. Lay flat to dry. Very warm iron.
3.Cotton and cotton blends can be handwashed cold water. Cool dryer or tumble dry on very low heat setting. I highly recommend dry cleaning because all of my custom items are special occasion.
Each listing will include the care instructions for each item. Let me know if you have questions. Convo me. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.
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How? I managed to keep my overhead costs down very low. My items and offerings are reasonably priced. I can offer reasonable discounts for qualified orders. Convo me to discuss a discount for a qualified order.
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Gift wrapping and packaging
If you need gift wrapping services, please let me know. I do not charge extra for gift wrapping. If you are purchasing a gift item, please have the giftee to contact me regarding accurate measurements. You can also purchase an etsy gift card, and allow that special person or loved one to select the item(s) of their choice. Thanks for shopping with showbelles on etsy today.