|Thank you Droolicious|
And there it was. Although, the very helpful, but rather curt, older lady was pretty disappointed. Apparently modern crinoline is far to thin, what she wore as a girl was almost a heavy satin to which layers and layers of netting was attached. Ooooooh. You can see a history of crinoline here: Wikipedia. I give no guarantees regarding accuracy. I had the wrong fabric up until this week.
So what have we learned here? Assume nothing! Unless, of course, you are assuming you don't know anything. In that case, totally go with it and do your research. Or, in short:
|Background photo via Weddingbee|