The next piece that goes on is the quilted petticoat. In the second one you can actually see that side on, the back is lifted a little, so that it will not sit against me. It is also fabulous for holding out my outer petticoats and skirts so that they do not get tangled around my legs when I dance. I stayed up late last Friday night so that it would be done for me to practice in the dance lesson last weekend. And I was so happy with it. I used a really thick quilting, so it was a lot of work to quilt it, but I was successful.
My mum was a bit worried when she saw my quilted petticoat fabric that it would be too bright underneath, but it really is not a problem as you can see in the photos. I was going to make a corded petticoat, but now I really do not see the need for it. I have the correct bell shape that I am happy with.
Though, I may make it when next I have free time and use if as a base for an 1840s dress. But I will do that when it comes to it. At this stage, I am ready to go. Now I just have to make the pockets, and all my undergarments are ready.