Red and gold "Fleur de Les" gown                      page  1   2   3
Outside of cartridge pleating

Inside of cartridge pleating

     As usual I cheated and used drapery smocking tape to gather the pleats. Not at all period, but does the job and saves the sanity. The skirt is hand sewn onto the band. 
     I used fringe on the inside of the skirt to protect the fabric.
Inside of hem

Outside of hem

Left- side view
Above- back view