A Victorian suit dress for a character in a Sherlock Holmes high school play. I used the Simplicity 4156 pattern. the pattern was originally a 1895 dress with the leg o’ mutton sleeves, but I changed the sleeves to give it an earlier feel of about 1890.The blue fabric is a drapery fabric and I recycled the cream fabric from a man’s button down shirt. The front closes with hooks and eyes and snaps at the collar. It also has about 10 pieces of boning throughout the top, sewn inside the lining.