‘Lucy Locket lost her pocket,
Kitty Fisher found it;
Not a penny was there in it,
Only ribbon round it.’
Whether you’re portraying an aristocrat or working-class Georgian, a pocket is an essential accessory!
During the Georgian era, instead of carrying bags women wore pockets beneath their skirts. They were accessed through small slits in either side of the skirt, the bulk of the things being carried hidden in the voluminous folds of the skirt.
This listing is for a simple pocket made from a plain or patterned cotton of your choice with ribbon or cotton tape ties. We can discuss the colour/pattern you would like, or if you have a fabric that you would like to be made into a pocket then I will gladly oblige. I also often have period-appropriate fabric in my stash, so if you would like to know what I currently have just message me!
The pocket pattern I use is quite large as I like having the option to carry as much as possible, but if you would like something a little smaller let me know.
If you would like a more decorative pocket, making use of patchwork or embroidery or trims, message me before purchasing and we can come up with a design!
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