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1660s Gown Pattern

Date Added: Friday 25 May, 2012



1660s Gown Pattern

Model: np800
Manufacturer: Nehelenia Patterns

Price:   £12.79

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Details:Pattern for an elegant gown fashionable c. 1660. Our pattern is based on extant period garments and paintings by ter Borch, Vermeer and others. Bodice and skirt are separates, and can be made from matching or contrasting colours, making this patterns very versatile. Combine the bodice with different skirts for new looks and trim as desired. The bodice lining is boned, so no extra stays are required. Wear with chemise, hip pad and as many ... more info
1730-1760 Open Robe Pattern

Date Added: Thursday 24 May, 2012



1730-1760 Open Robe Pattern

Model: np19
Manufacturer: Nehelenia Patterns

Price:   £12.79

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Details: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 is pulled from period originals and contemporary ... more info
1750-1780 Lady's Jacket Pattern

Date Added: Thursday 24 May, 2012



1750-1780 Lady's Jacket Pattern

Model: np18
Manufacturer: Nehelenia Patterns

Price:   £12.79

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Details: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").
1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

Date Added: Wednesday 18 May, 2011



1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

Model: 1780sP
Manufacturer: Sense & Sensibility Patterns

Price:   £14.99

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Details: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 pattern includes options for a smooth-bodice dress ... more info