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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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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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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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Embroidered Pockets Pattern

Embroidered Pockets Pattern

These hanging pockets are easy to sew and sure to become your favourite 18th C. accessories. Large enough to hide away all those anachronisms. Also included is the pattern for embroidery.
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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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Gentlemen's Cloak Pattern

Gentlemen's Cloak Pattern

This elegant unlined cloak is based on an extant example from New England. Similar cloaks were also in use throughout Europe since many men preferred the sleeveless cloaks over the overcoats. A cloak is perfect to protect your valuable clothes against wind and weather. Buying new clothes ment a financial strain especially for the not so well-off, so keeping your wardrobe in good state was of...
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