Since I posted How to Sit in a Victorian Bustle, I’ve had quite a number of you pipe up that you wanted to see a video on how to sit in a hoopskirt. Well, my dear readers, you’ve asked for it and now it’s here!
It’s not as complicated as you think, so enjoy this video tutorial with tips for how to sit down when wearing a mid-1850s through the late 1860s hoopskirt. (Please share with your friends and fellow reenactors too. ).
See – it’s not hard to sit in a hoop and not have it end up over your head!
Have you had issues sitting in a hoopskirt? End up with the skirts in your face? Knocking over the stool on which you are trying to sit? (yeah… been there…)
Share your sitting story below.