You know what that is right? That would be twill tape and cotton fabric attached to panels of fabric. That sounds like the makings of a mid-19th century skirt right?
And what might that be? How about the back of a bodice, a pile of piping, two finished sleeves and thoughts of blue silk taffeta buttons marching down the front of the bodice? Yup, that sounds about right! Now to just finish it so I can start work on another *before* I go on a a trip.......