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1730-1760 Open Robe Pattern

1730-1760 Open Robe Pattern

Finally a well fitting pattern for this style, which was so very popular with women of all classes during the first half of the 18th century! The front is fastened by a stomacher, the back cut en fourreau (= in one piece) and pleated. This set also includes instructions for making a matching petticoat, plus patterns for two different sleeve options, a hip pad and a small hoop skirt! The pattern...
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1750-1780 Lady's Jacket Pattern

1750-1780 Lady's Jacket Pattern

Front closing jacket with back pleats and winged cuffs. Jackets were very popular with women of all social classes. The commonwoman wore them at work, the middle- and high-class lady for undress wear. Combine with a skirt worn with pocket hoops or hip pads. Based on period examples and paintings. Package includes 3 sizes suitable for bust 88-96 cm (35 1/4"- 38 1/2").
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1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

The construction of the dresses offered in this pattern comes from the study of dozens of portraits, plus scrutiny of extant gowns for women from this time period, but I've stuck with conventional machine techniques in the instructions to allow for ease of sewing. If you are a die-hard who wants an authentic gown, I do have an appendix with all the vintage sewing steps laid out in detail. This...
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1790s Fraque Pattern

1790s Fraque Pattern

This pattern was created from an original garment in Nehelenia's private collection: a suit consisting of frock coat and matching breeches originating from the French Provence, which can be dated to c. 1798 through original documents obtained with the garments. The style is typical of post revolutionary French fashion, with its small skirts, cutaway front edges barely meeting on the chest, a high...
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1790s Jacket Pattern

1790s Jacket Pattern

This elegant jacket pattern of the Directoire period is based on a period original in the possession of Kyoto Costume Institute, Japan. A style typical of the last decade of the 18th Century, the jacket features buttoned cuffs, narrow 2-piece sleeves, wide scalloped collar and a double-breasted front closure. The pattern comes with full instructions, also for a matching petticoat to complete your...
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1790s Redingote Pattern

1790s Redingote Pattern

The Redingote, with its name deriving from the english "Riding Coat", is a late 18th C. coat-style dress, inspired by menswear of the period. It soon became a favorite walking costume amongst ladies throughout Europe. Our pattern is based on costume studies and period fashion plates. It features a pelerine, two front options and skirt with front opening. Instructions for a matching petticoat are...
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1795-1817 Men's Waistcoat Pattern

1795-1817 Men's Waistcoat Pattern

This vest is designed to be worn under a coat, specifically Laughing Moon # 124. This pattern is based on patterns published in 2 tailoring manuals from the late 18th and early 19th century. Specifically, those manuals are: The Taylor's Complete Guide (1796) and The Taylor's Instructor (1809). Fabric and Notions: Vest Fashion Fabric: Wool, silk, linen, cotton, matelasse, embroidered or woven...
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18th C. Fingerless Mittens Pattern

18th C. Fingerless Mittens Pattern

The short sleeved gowns of the 18th C. left the arms of their wearers uncovered. That’s why the fingerless mittens weren't just fashionable accessories, but provided warmth even in a cold homestead. This way a lady could keep herself warm while still being able to work on delicate projects like needlework or embroidery. The pattern is given in one modern size only. Because of its simple shape...
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18th Century Costume Pattern

18th Century Costume Pattern

Please choose between sizes HH (6 to 12) and RR (14 to 20).
£6.95

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