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The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of vintage fashion.
The Vintage Fashion Guild™ (VFG) is an international community of people with expertise in vintage fashion. VFG members enjoy a wealth of resources, avenues for promoting their shops and specialties, and camaraderie with others who share a common interest and passion.
A full, stiff petticoat is known as a crinoline, but it is also the name of a stiff fabric that can be used to make such a petticoat. Similar to buckram but lighter, it is made in a plain open weave and heavily sized. Particularly in the 19th century, crinoline could be made of horsehair with cotton or linen.