bodice


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part of a dress above the waist

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"What do we talk of marks and brands, whether on the bodice of her gown or the flesh of her forehead?" cried another female, the ugliest as well as the most pitiless of these self-constituted judges.
So the beautiful woman led the way; and the four maidens (one of them had sea-green hair, another a bodice of oak bark, a third sprinkled a shower of water drops from her fingers' ends, and the fourth had some other oddity, which I have forgotten), all these followed behind, and hurried the guests along, until they entered a magnificent saloon.
And the nymph with the sea-green hair made a courtesy down to the ground, and likewise bade him welcome; so did her sister with the bodice of oaken bark, and she that sprinkled dew-drops from her fingers' ends, and the fourth one with some oddity which I cannot remember.
The nymph with the bodice of oaken bark (she was the hamadryad of an oak) threw a handful of acorns among them; and the two and twenty hogs scrambled and fought for the prize, as if they had tasted not so much as a noggin of sour milk for a twelvemonth.
But let the elder be passed over here for those under whose bodices the life throbbed quick and warm.
Percerin being saved, made, out of gratitude, some beautiful black bodices, very inexpensively indeed, for Queen Catherine, who ended by being pleased at the preservation of a Huguenot people, on whom she had long looked with detestation.
I had only time, in dressing, to glance at the solid furniture, the framed pieces of work (done, I supposed, by Steerforth's mother when she was a girl), and some pictures in crayons of ladies with powdered hair and bodices, coming and going on the walls, as the newly-kindled fire crackled and sputtered, when I was called to dinner.
5/8" Seam Neckline Binding Button Placket/Shoulder Seam Allowance (double fold bias tape) Facing (single fold bias tape) Bias Width Bias Tape Maker Bias Width Bias Tape Maker 1/4" 1" 12mm 1" 12mm 3/8" 1 1/2 18mm 1" 12mm 5/8" 1" 12mm 5/8" 1 1/2 18mm MEASUREMENTS TO DETERMINE BIAS TAPE LENGTH Project 1 Placket/Sleeve Both Sides Additional Length Raglan Bodice front measuring: Neckline = (Bodice front + bodice back + sleeve) x 2 Neckline to armscye curve x 2 Note: Include seam (along the raglan seam) allowance for bodice front, back and sleeves Multiply the measurement for one side by 2.
Another button-heavy clothing style that was invented in Victorian times was the liberty bodice.
Complimenting her skin tone perfectly, the blush pink dress featured a subtle floral pattern on the bodice and the skirt.
A fitted bodice and a slightly flared skirt were made of white silk with a veil of white tulle held in place by the same tiara that her mother, the Queen, wore for her own wedding.
Education Secretary Leonor Briones was in an electric blue baro't saya with embroidery at the bodice, collar and sleeves.
Sachdeva won for her label Bodice while Dubey's is called Antar-Agni.
"What are your daughter's favorite books?" asks Leah Koch, 24, as she leads me around her Los Angeles store, The Ripped Bodice, to find gifts for Josie, 15.