Manuf. Info & Sizes

Pattern Manufacturer Information & Sizing

Buckarro Bobbins Patterns
[ 1700’s — 1900’s ]
Women, Men & ChildrenThese authentic vintage clothing patterns cover the Colonial, Fur Trade, Victorian, Civil War, Western Frontier , and in to the Vintage 1930’s. They are designed for use by modern sewers. Easy to use with well illustrated instructions. Multi-sized patterns as stated in each package.

Black Creek Originals
Woodworking Patterns – Busk Tables, Gate Leg Table, Trestle Table, Slat Table & Chairs, Folding Beds Camp Kitchen, Trunks & Carts & Wheels

This line of patterns by John Onaltis is ideal for reenactments, rendezvous, camping , in the RV or on your deck at home. Each pattern comes with a instruction booklet with detailed illustrations detailing the construction of the items listed in the pattern. Including a materials list and tools need to make the item.

Country Wives
[ 1700’s – 1800’s ]

A new series of historic cap patterns. These patterns have been properly documented as to styles and dates, that are specifically for ordinary folk. These researched based patterns are suitable for historic interpretation, with clear concise instructions for novices and detailed options for the professional sewer. We will always provide documentation as to our sources. These unique patterns will contain much more than just a good pattern.

We stock all the women’s hat patterns at this time, all others will be special order.
[We will include in every one of our patterns, a brief character sketch on a real woman who made a contribution in her time, and an impression on the pages of history.]

Eagle’s View Patterns
[ 18th & 19th Centuries ]
Men, Women, & Children

Clothing patterns for the Colonial through the Western Frontier time period, including foot-wear. These patterns are good for the average sewer and are complete with easy to follow instructions. Patterns are multi-sized and contain all sizes shown.

La Fleur de Lyse Patterns
[ 11th to 15th C. & ca. 1740 – 1760 ]
Men/Hommes & Women/Femmes

Quality Products for serious French and <> reenactors of 18th century New France. La Fleur de Lyse Patterns are researched and developed by Suzanne Gousse & Evelyne Bouchard and are illustrated by Jean Merrette. The Medieval Period Patterns 11th to 15th Century were developed after reading many verse chronicles. We have also looked closely at iconography including stained glass windows, illuminated designs in roman bibles, embroidered pieces and many statues like those in Chartres Cathedral.

The Nouvelle-France Patterns Circa 1740 – 1760 were developed after studying leArt de la Lingere by Garsault and leEncyclopedie de Diderot & diAlembert. We have also looked closely at French engraving and paintings of mid-18th century artists, like Bouchardon and Chardin. We experimented with many prototypes and developed our patterns, which should fit on modern bodies, while keeping in mind the styling and cut of the times.

(All of the patterns are in English & French, are multi-sized, and include historical notes about fabrics, colors, trims, accessories and the way to wear them.)

[ Medieval to Modern ]
Men, Women & Children

Folkwear has patterns styles that are truly timeless and represent the fashions of other times and places. They are perfect for putting together an individual look for your needs, from historical reenactment to interesting everyday wear. Each pattern embodies a tradition and tells a story. In many patterns, you will find fascinating lore and instructions for original handwork and detailing that you can add to your garment or just read about.

Note: Folkwear has a lot of patterns. At this time Moore’s Primitives will carry, in our catalog and have in stock, the patterns that cover the 17th & 18th centuries, but we can order any of the other Folkwear Patterns that you want just ask.

Harriet’s Patterns
[ 1100’s — 20th C. ]
Men, Women & Children

Harriet’s TCS has been offering period clothing patterns since 1975 and has earned the reputation as one of the best of the best in the business.

Men’s patterns include over sixty military and civilian items from underwear to coats, trousers, jackets and outerwear featuring styles from the early Middle Ages [ 1150 ] to the 20th Century [ 1945 ]. In regular sizes [ 36-44 ] and Generous sizes [ 46-60 ].

Ladies’ patterns feature over ninety styles including underpinnings, day and evening dresses, reception and ball gowns, military uniforms, accessories, and outerwear. Period styles from the High Middle Ages [ 1300 ] to [ 20th Century 1920 ]. Patterns contain sizes grouped into [ 6-16+ ] or Generous sizes [ 18-28X ].

Children’s patterns include approximately thirty-five styles of civilian and military wear spanning from the Medieval to late 19th Century. Patterns include a christening gown for newborns, dresses for toddlers, under garments for children; coats, jackets and trousers for boys; and a variety of dresses for young ladies. Period styles from [ 1450 ] to [ 1905 ].

Many of these patterns will need to be special ordered. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks.
Basic, Intermediate & Advanced sewing skill.

Note: – Patterns are well documented.
Note: Measurements vary by pattern; always compare actual pattern measurement with your own measurements before beginning any sewing project.

The Recollections of J. P. Ryan
[ 18th Century ]
Men & Women

Recreating the clothing of the Georgian era with fine patterns for both Ladies and Gentlemen for all manner of clothing and accessories. All designs to the latest taste and most fashionable precepts as may be found in London and Paris. Including a pattern for a 1750’s Coat with Military Variations for the Officer or Enlisted Man. Patterns are historically accurate and contain well written, illustrated, instructions and diagrams. Included in each pattern is documentation for each of the garments. They are mostly for the intermediate sewer but have some styles that the beginner can fallow with no trouble at all.

Kannik’s Korner
[ 18th Century ]
Men, Women & Children

These patterns by Fritz & Kathleen Kannik are dedicated to quality, authenticity and documentation. These patterns give the living history interpreter and historical costumer an easy to use pattern to create custom historical reproduction garments based on sound documentation. They are attempting to produce patterns to fit a 20th Century figure, using several sources of documentation from existing pieces and/or contemporary sources for each pattern. [ All sizes are included in each pattern.]

Mill Farm Patterns
[ 18th Century ]
Men, Women & Children Patterns
These patterns by Sharon Ann Burnston are historically accurate 18th Century patterns for your Civilian living history interpreter and historic costumer. They come with documentation included in each package. Included among these patterns are some styles not found elsewhere.

Note: Some are multi-sized, some are individually sized and some are [ diagrams with instructions only ]. Basic, Intermediate & Advanced sewing skill.

Missouri River Patterns
[ Frontier & Indian ]
Men & Women

Several fine craft workers have helped us develop the most authentic and comprehensive Frontier and Indian clothing patterns available. Extensive information includes material requirements, layout, garment making tips, details on tribal styles, variations and decoration of each garment, such as beadwork, ribbon work, fringe treatment, etc. Our easy-to-follow instructions are complete with detailed illustrations and photos for expert and novice alike.

Note: Sizing is done by body measurements in inches rather than by sizes. For example, a 1940 size 12 is the equivalent of a size 8 today. Most of my patterns go by bust or chest size.

Past Patterns
[ 18th, 19th & 20th Century ]
Men, Women & Children

The historical pattern company dedicated to accuracy. Military patterns from a 1804 Artillery Coat & 1806 Napoleonic Era British Army Foot Soldier’s Jacket , and Empire Gown, Victorian , Edwardian and 1920’s Flapper Eras. Patterns are drafted from original garments in private and public collections. The illustrated instructions include historical notes describing the garment’s social and technological place in history, the original garment, its owner, style, fabric and sewing techniques. Past Patterns’ extensive research provides a solid platform for beginning costume interpreters.

Pegee of Williamsburg Patterns from History
[ 1776 – 1872 ]
Men, Women & Children.

Peggy Abbott Miller is a graduate of the school of Fashion Design at Virginia Commonwealth University and is the founder of Peg`ee of Williamsburg, Patterns from Historie. One of this country’s authorities on the construction and design of period clothing. Peggy’s patterns and designs have been widely sought by museums and educational institutions, television and film agencies, living history and reenactment groups, debutantes and brides. These patterns are mostly for the intermediate sewer. Step-by-step instructions are clearly written and illustrated. All sizes are included in each envelope.

Note: Sizing is done by body measurements in inches rather than by sizes. Most of the patterns go by bust or chest size.

Period Impressions
[ 18th & 19th Century ]
Men, Women & Children

Patterns for Military and Civilian impressions, are drawn from original patterns or clothing . These proven patterns are produced by the same pattern-maker utilized by the Kentucky State Historical Society and Military History Museum to produce patterns of garments in their collections. Sized for today’s bodies, while maintaining the period look. The patterns include illustrated sewing instructions. These patterns come three sizes to an envelope. For example women’s patterns come in sizes [ S = 6-8-10 ] or [ M = 12-14-16 ] or [ L= 18-20-22 ] or [ XL = 24-26-28 ] to an envelope.

Note: (All measurements are in inches) These patterns come three sizes to an envelope. For example women’s Bust Size S= [ 6-8-10 ]=[ 30.5-32.5 ] in one envelope.

Rocking Horse Farm Historical & Vintage Patterns
[ 14th – 19th Centuries ]
Men, Women & Children

These patterns feature designs from the 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Some patterns are taken directly from vintage patterns, but most are researched from original outfits and/or period paintings. Each patterns contains sewing instructions and helpful notes on its history with fabric and color suggestions. For the intermediate sewer.