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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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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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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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Ladies' Robe en Chemise Pattern

Ladies' Robe en Chemise Pattern

Ladies' Robe en Chemise with optional train, puffed or long sleeves, two bodice gathering options, with or without ruffles - C. 1790-1800 The first types of Robe en Chemise were basically tubes of fabric that were drawn up close to the body by drawstrings in channels. #133 Robe en Chemise does not rely on fully functioning drawstrings to keep the fabric drawn in. This is the type of transitional...
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Men's Narrow Fall Front Breeches, c. 1790-1820

Men's Narrow Fall Front Breeches, c. 1790-1820

Also known as Small Falls. Men's short breeches with a narrow fall front opening, with side frog pockets and watch pocket. These breeches can be cut long, to reach to the calf, or short, ending just under the knee. The front fall closes with two buttons. The waistband closes in front with three buttons. The front has two suspender (braces) buttons. The backs of the breeches have a very long rise...
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OUT OF STOCK - 1790s Redingote Pattern

OUT OF STOCK - 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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