Definitions for "Empire line"
Keywords:  bust, waist, seam, grommets, waistline
Typical of 17th century ladies, low cut dress with a high waist line and short bodice. examples
Empire line dresses had high waists and narrow skirts.
a cut of shirt/dress that has a seam right under the bust and falls A-line over the waist and hips. eyelets (also called grommets) - small metal rings which are hammered around holes to reinforce them. good to use when lacing up seams so the fabric does not tear. usually sold in packs with a hammer and eyelet press, from DIY/craft stores.