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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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