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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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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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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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Chemise Pattern

Chemise Pattern

The chemise is an important part of the 18th C. outfit of every woman. This layer between skin and clothing keeps your corset clean of sweat and dirt and protects your body from dents. One size (up to bust 105 cm = 42").
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Empire Dress Costume Pattern

Empire Dress Costume Pattern

This high-waisted dress known today as "empire" was worn in the period following the French Revolution in the late 1700s. The revealing style, requiring few undergarments, reflected a desire to return to simpler, classical Grecian dress after the excesses of the European nobility. Narrow bodice is gathered into a skirt that is slim in front and full in back. The optional full-length train and...
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Girls' 1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

Girls' 1780s Portrait Dress Pattern

The dress options in this pattern were inspired by the beautiful portraits of the 1780s. This pattern includes options for a smooth-bodice dress that fastens up the back and a gathered bodice dress that slips over the head. It also offers elbow-length sleeves with optional ruffles and fitted long sleeves. Appendices give directions for using sheer fabrics, making tucks, and more. Sizes 1, 2, 3,...
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Half Boned Diderot Stays Pattern

Half Boned Diderot Stays Pattern

This brand new pattern is based on an original illustration by Diderot for stays with straps - a guarentee for authenticity. You can choose between modern or period techniques with full instructions. The stays can be fully boned if desired. You need: S = 7 m (y) - M = 8 m (y) - L = 9 m (y) steel boning. Sizes S = Bust 84 cm = 33 1/2", Waist 63 cm = 25" - M = Bust 90 cm = 36", Taille 72 cm = 29"...
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Mantelet Pattern

Mantelet Pattern

This light weight short cape was an essential of the 18th century woman's wardrobe, available in a multitude of color and fabric choices. Many women preferred it over the heavy full size cloak. Woolen Mantelets provide warmth during winter time, made up of silk they stay cool in the summer. One size fits every lady.
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