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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 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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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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Georgian/Regency Greatcoat & Garrick Pattern

Georgian/Regency Greatcoat & Garrick Pattern

The pattern contains a Greatcoat which can be cut either single or double breasted and has the choice of a standing or a stand-and-fall collar. Any view, men's or ladies, can have capes and the capes can be removable. When paired with either the 3 layer cape or 4 layer cape option it is called a Carrick coat. The instructions include modern (theatrical) collar construction and period pad...
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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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Pocket Hoops Pattern

Pocket Hoops Pattern

Pocket Hoops are your choice if you don't like the large paniers. They are easy to handle and fold up nicely when your sitting. Slits at the sides provide easy access to your hanging pockets which are worn below. You need 5 m = 5 1/2 yards steel boning and 12 caps. One size fits every lady.
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Romantic Blouse Pattern

Romantic Blouse Pattern

The Romantic Blouse pattern is meant to go with the dress you can make from the Romantic Dress pattern, but it is also versatile enough to use for other eras. The blouse is definitely an "inspired by" creation and not meant to be period authentic. Made in heirloom fabrics with long sleeves and lace trimming, it works beautifully with the 1830s dress. Made in a sturdier shirting material with...
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