~~ The Carla ~~

Shown in Midnight Sapphire Crushed Rayon Velvet with Ivory/Gold Contrasts

Shown in Burgundy 100% Rayon Crushed Velvet with Ivory/Gold contrasts.

  • The Carla gown is made in crushed rayon velvet only in a variety of colors
  •  sleeve lining and underskirt front panel are complimented with your choice of three different Celtic jacquard prints (Elvish Scroll, celtic brocade or Royal Celt)
  • Over sleeves lace into the bodice and are split. They may be worn open or closed.
  • Optional purchase under sleeves, chemise, hoopskirt,
  • to allow you more versatility in your gown's design.  You may order additional sets of sleeves and underskirts to change the look of your gown as you desire.
  • The Bodice made in crushed velvet, lined in twill with boning.  The velvet and crushed velvets we use are 100% Rayon velvet.  It is the finest quality velvet that is available on the market.  The bodice is front lacing on 2 sides.
  • Under sleeve
    Made in satin or crushed taffeta
  • Over sleeves
    The over sleeves lace onto the gown and are made in crushed velvet and lined in your choice from a variety of materials.   For custom gowns we offer a wide range of fabrics.  The lining can match the front panel of the underskirt or be different depending on the customer's wishes.
  • Overskirt
    Made in crushed velvet.  We cartridge pleat the skirt to allow the skirting to lay flat at the waistline then hand stitch it into place.  The standard skirting is approximately 125 inches at the lower hem depending upon the size.  If you need a larger skirt to accommodate your hoop please email us for details.
  • Underskirt
    Commonly referred to as a forpar skirt, it consists of 3 panels.  The back  panels, which are unseen, are made in solid taffeta, cotton, or satin.  The front panel is made in the same material as the over sleeve  lining.  The lower kicker band is made from satin.

  • This gown requires a minimum of 10-16 weeks preorder.

    $850 as shown in Rayon crushed rayon velvet  Stock colors

    $975 in non stock special order colors (additional time required)

  • Required undergarments:
    chemise ($55)
    and 4 bone hoopskirt ($75) sold separately

    Recommended items: Optional:
    Corset, Waist cincher, Bum roll, Undersleeve, Headwear.


    View some of the fabrics

      We recommended a farthingale or hoopslip, chemise, and gabled hood  Headpiece with this gown.

Crushed 100% Velvet

In stock Black, White, Ivory, Celtic Moss, Burgundy, Caribbean, Chocolate, Ice blue and Lavender
* Caribbean blue crushed velvet is now in- stock

*Special Cross dye 65% Rayon/35Acetate -  Midnight Sapphire or Frosted Silver

We also stock Black, White and Caribbean Blue
Dahlia and X-Mas Red

Many of the Rayon velvets are available in crushed velvet. Please see the list and ask us about availability.


Stock Colors



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