Custom Made Patchwork Ruffle Bustle Overskirt - 3 Layer, Sz. XS - Your Choice of Colors
This skirt is custom made and will take approximately 4 weeks to complete after purchase.
As a note on sizing, the size designations XS, S, M, & L denote the size of the actual ruffle coverage, not the size range the waistband will fit. ***THIS LISTING IS ONLY FOR A PATCHWORK BUSTLE IN SIZE XS, WHICH HAS 12" OF RUFFLES AT THE WAISTBAND.*** Larger sizes are available in separate listings.
This frilly little overskirt features 3 layers of pleated patchwork panels, all completely serged and secured to prevent fraying. All fabrics used are durable upholstery weight fabrics. They're serged around the edges and hand pleated onto a 1" wide waistband made from polypropylene belting. The waistband closes with a set of D-rings just like a belt, so it's pretty adjustable. I have D-rings in stock in brass and nickel.
This custom order thing is something new I'm trying out on these. Here's the deal. I cannot allow you to choose every single fabric I use in these. I pull from both my corset fabric stock of 240+ fabrics and my scrap bins, which can be limited and random. I can use anywhere from 6 to a dozen or more different fabrics, and the time involved in photographing every one would make these ridiculously expensive. What I can do is allow you to choose a color set from the following list (if you need something else really specific, please convo me first. I'm limited by what's available in upholstery fabrics, so colors like teal, magenta, and often silver are not usually available). You may select as few as 3 or as many as you'd like from the following color list. Please also keep in mind that gold is a very common accent color, so it's likely a few fabrics in black, blue, green, and red will have some gold in them. If you would like a photo of the bustle layout to approve before I start stitching, just ask.
Brown (you can specify dark, light, or just plain old brown)
You may also select your choice of belting from black, olive, ivory, tan, dark blue, burgundy, and brown.
If you have a preference for the thread color I use to trim out the edges, please also make a note of that for me. Otherwise, I'll choose one I think looks best.
Actual garment measures:
Total length at the longest ruffle: 15" including the waistband
Waist: I can make the belt on these to fit any waist size, but please keep in mind that the larger the waist/upper hip, the less coverage you'll get from the ruffles (it is photographed on a 24" waist dressform for reference)
Ruffles cover 12" of the waistband
Expect about a 4 week wait between payment and shipment. I ship US orders via Priority Mail w/Delivery Confirmation and Insurance. International orders ship out via 1st Class Mail International. If you'd prefer Priority International, please message me with your country so that I can quote you a price. Priority International usually runs about $30-$40 on items of this weight.
Should you wish to make an exchange, you will be responsible both for return shipping and shipping on any exchange item. Items must be returned in new, unworn condition within 3 business days of confirmed delivery confirmation receipt of the package. I'll then issue you the purchase amount, minus shipping costs, towards another purchase with me. I don't issue refunds, but I do want happy customers, so please send me a message with any questions/concerns that you may have. You'll get a quick reply, and I promise I'll work really hard to be sure you're absolutely in love with your clothing!