Frontier Fashions of the 1860s. By: Emily Covert a nd Jasmine Sinclair. Design of their clothes. They made their clothes with the simplest designs possible Made the cheapest clothes possible Used the cheapest materials that they could.
By: Emily Covert
The people on the frontier never saw many expensive fabrics, or nice clothes.The wagon train already had enough weight with out the weight of the fancy fabrics
Ex: School teacher- Long dress
Ex: Stay at home mom- Long able to get dirty dress
Ex: Church woman- Long nice dress/keep clean dress
The fabrics Cotton , Linsey -Woolsey, Calico, and Gingham are all very inexpensive fabrics
When they came up with the design of the clothes they took into consideration that they have to work still.