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Pioneer Trek Clothes

links to bonnet, skirt & apron patterns/tutorials

Hunter West Stake Trek: Design your own pioneer duds

1850 pioneer clothing - Google Search

Civil War Ladies Dresses

1840 Dress

Dress | American or European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1840s Fashion | CHECKED WORK DRESS, FRANCE, c. 1840 | Historical Fashion 1840's

Augusta Auctions

Augusta Auctions, March/April 2005 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction, Lot 507: Printed Cotton Day Dress, C 1838

Augusta Auctions

Pretty Print 1840's Dress for Study or Repair, wool barege, polished cotton lining, waist: 28"; bust: 31"; hand stitched, piping at neck, dropped shoulder & waist, five decorative threat covered buttons remaining, hook & eye closure; hem bound with self fabric, faced with blue material about 5" up, pocked on right front side.Pretty Print 1840's Dress for Study or Repair Wool Gown | eBay

Pretty Print 1840's Dress for Study or Repair Wool Gown

would this be acceptable as a pioneer dress for trek? Or do pioneers have to look frumpy and completely lacking in style?

Fashion Infinity online fashion store © 2013

1850 lady's snow white muslin day cap with beautiful drawnwork and embroidered sprig whitework. Piped at the crown, with a fine inner curtain drawstring and streamers with scalloped button holes edges that match the trim of the cap.

white muslin day cap, 1850

These handcarts are really fun for pioneer day, and so easy to make bonnets with craft foam for brims instead of dealing with interfacing - plus girls can decorate and customize - so fun for a family party or youth activity!

Pioneer Fun | Living in Lilliput

And here's a site that gives some history and directions for a few different sunbonnets:)

Springfield-Greene County Library -- Bittersweet

Pioneer Bonnet Tutorial. Being LDS, I'm sure that I will need this eventually...either for the youth pioneer trek or just for a pioneer day activitiy!

My Cotton Creations: Pioneer Bonnet Tutorial