Sewing Patterns 1858-1869


 

The left link leads to the pattern, middle to instructions; pictures of the finished garment to the right. In most cases, measurements are in inches, unless the language in the pattern is anything other than English.
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Burnous of Bearskin Cloth part 1, part 1, 1858 instructions finished
Ball or Party Dress, 1858 instructions finished
A Fashionable Body, 1858 instructions finished
Winter Mantle, 1859 instructions finished
Raphael Dress, 1859 instructions finished
Raphael Body, 1859 instructions  
Suplice Bodice with Pagoda Sleeves, 1859 instructions finished
Body for Evening Dress, 1859 instructions finished / in colour
Milan Pelisse part1, part 2, 1859 instructions finished
Greek Casaque, 1859 instructions finished
Quilted Cap, 1859 instructions finished
Furred Winter Shoe, 1859 instructions finished
Pannier Over-Skirt, January 1869 instructions finished
Casaque Carmago, May 1869 instructions finished
Watteau Dress, June 1869 instructions finished
Pannier Mantilla, August 1869 instructions finished
Panier with Camargo Sash, September 1869 instructions finished
Autumn Jacket, October 1869 instructions finished


 

I'd LOVE to get feedback about costumes you've created using these patterns. Please tell me how you managed, let me know any hints I should include in instructions, and maybe even send a picture! I guarantee that I will only use it to satisfy my personal curiosity, but never publish it unless you expressly consent.

 

 

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