1830’s Chemises (PP-002)

Period: Regency/Romantic Description: 1820’s-1850’s A simple chemise was worn under the stay and helped to keep the stay clean. Cut in the classic T-shape with gussets in the sleeves and side seams. Original embroidery and alphabet designs included. Size & Fitting Info: Bust Sizes: [ 10-20 ]=[ 33.5-41.5 ] Manufacturer: Past Patterns

1830’s Full High Gown (PP-003)

Period: Regency/Romantic Description: The dropped shoulders with gigot sleeves, and slightly high-waisted gown was fashionable from the mid 1820’s through the year 1836. However, unfashionable after 1836, but we see it used until 1840. The gown fastens in the back with hooks and eyes. Size & Fitting Info: Bust Sizes: [ 10-20 ]=[ 33.5-41.5 ] […]

19th Century Shirt (PP-007)

Period: Regency/Romantic Description: The square cut, drop-shouldered style, View A, is the most familiar to us as the pioneer shirt. It has a detachable collar. View B is dated in the 1840’s but was also fashionable in the 1860’s because it features set-in sleeves. 1870’s re-enactors can wear it, but the collar would be inappropriate. […]

Small Fall Trousers (PP-008)

Period: Regency/Romantic Description: View A is work or dress trowser with a small fall and frog pockets. View B trowsers are pleated work trowsers. Cossacks, drafted from the 1837 book. The Tailor’s Masterpiece can also be made with this pattern. Size & Fitting Info: Waist Sizes: [ 28-42 ] Manufacturer: Past Patterns

1847-1856 Double Breasted Summer Paletot (PP-009)

Period: Regency/Romantic Description: The pattern contains a brief history of the paletot from the 1840’s-1870’s which describes the difference between a paletot and a frock coat: hand sewing instructions, alterations and sewing instructions in 11 well-illustrated steps. This Summer Paletot makes up into a plain-cut, straight-front informal coat. It is the unlined, starched, washable variety. […]

1796-1806 A Transition Stay (PP-030-S)

Period: Colonial Description: The pattern was pulled, with permission, from the extant garment in the Danvers’ Historical Society in Danvers, Massachusetts. The front is fully-boned the back and sides are partially boned. Size & Fitting Info: Bust Sizes: 8-14, 16-20, 22-26 in B, C and D cups. Manufacturer: Past Patterns

1796-1806 Empire Gown (PP-031-S)

Period: Colonial Description: Lewis & Clark Era, Circa 1796-1806 This front closing Empire Gown pattern was pulled, with permission, from the extant garment in the Wayne County Historical Museum in Richmond, Indiana. The gown has no history. It is a day dress. The bodice is conservatively cut yet it has the fashionable small back of […]