I used three patterns for the entire "Summer Picnic Ensemble" as follows: TV405 1872 Vest Basque Bodice, TV305 Bustled Apron Overskirt, and the Burda 7880 for the Foundation Skirt.
I had purchased fifteen yards of this floral cotton fabric up in LA last year for $1 a yard and I knew when I purchased it, it was going to be this gown. I also knew I wanted a pink satin ribbon trim to add a little bit of sparkle. The lace is vintage and I used approx sixteen yards. Lastly, I had some basic lace that I wanted to use as an overlay on the bodice, front and back. Buttons I also had purchased up in LA at the same time as the fabric at twenty buttons for $1.00. The patterns were also already in my stash, so I was ready to go.