There were bodices to try on, and decisions to give on points of style.
Lucky were the few whose blouses or bodices had not been rent into tatters.
There were bodices three inches wide, with skirts of as many yards.
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Bodices, as a rule, were long pointed, and skirts were full and long.
So quickly had the flowers been transferred to the bodices that the male portion remained in ignorance.
Their bodices were fastened at the neck by embroidered collars decked with silver ornaments and clasps.
The girls wore short skirts and bodices of cherry-colored cambric and white flannel blouses with full sleeves.
In sewing buttons on bodices a tape should be sewed over the front basting for a stay.
When bodices are worn under the arm, rip the seams and set in a new "under arm" piece.