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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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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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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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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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