Mary Elizabeth Pease and Sarah Ann Pease’s patent illustrations for their cycling skirt that converts also into cape.
I really enjoyed my workshop at this years Feminism in London (FIL) Conference. Over 25 people attended and made a great audience for my introductory talk and the (all too […]
Some of the wonderful photos taken by Charlotte Barnes of the Pease sisters skirt/cape in action. I think you could say from this pic that this garment is easy to cycle in. The lumatwill […]
The exhibition launch of the ‘Freedom of Movement: the bike, bloomer and female cyclist in late C19th Britain’ (or Bikes & Bloomers for short) was held at Look Mum No Hands, a […]
The final version of the Pease sisters skirt and cape is made from a Dashing Tweeds Navy Raver Wave – 93% wool and 7% reflective 3M yarn. It’s a gorgeous piece […]
The second cycle outfit we have chosen to make is from a patent by Mary Elizabeth Pease and Sarah Ann Pease, of Sunnyside, Grove Road, Harrogate in Yorkshire. It was submitted […]
The second garment is a combination skirt and cape. It is a full circle skirt that gathers at the waist band with a drawstring cord. This ‘waist band’ then operates […]