Dresses, slightly below waist (front), have overlays, lined bodice with side-front seams, gathered skirt, cut on crosswise grain, gathered sleeves with stays, bands, ruffles; very narrow hems, attached petticoat, wired hem, and back zipper. Purchased trim, flower and wands. A: Gathered peplum. C: Waist ruffles. D: Topstitched collar with Velcro® attachment. B, D: Pleated peplum with stay. Veil, cut by suggestion, has gathers, purchased comb and flowers.