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Past Patterns


Patterns in this section are from Past Patterns. Most come in multiple sizes. Click on each thumbnail to take you to a larger fullscreen picture.

008T  - Small-fall trouser Past Patterns 008T - Small-Fall Trousers. Work or dress trowsers, worn through the Great War between the states and thereafter. Multi-sized waists 28 - 42.

Price: $13.00



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Past Patterns 014-015: Classic Plain-Cut Summer Trousers of the Mid-19th Century.

These trousers are appropriate for summer wear.

PP014 is a multi-sized regular in waist 28-42. In 45" wide fabric, waist sizes 28-34 require 2-3/4 Yds.; waist sizes 36-42 require 2-7/8 Yds.

PP015 is a multi-sized regular in waist 44-52. In 45" wide fabric, waist sizes 44-50 require 3-1/8 Yds.; waist size 52 requires 3-1/4 Yds.


Price: $14.00
PP014 (waist 28-42):
PP015 (waist 44-52): OUT OF STOCK

Single-Breasted Shawl Collar Waistcoat Past Patterns 018: Single-Breasted Shawl Collar Waistcoat. #018: A Single-Breasted Shawl Collar Summer Waistcoat for Plain or Formal Dress: Fashionable Circa 1845 to 1858. The pattern includes a removable chest pad pattern and instructions.

Price: $15.00 SALE! $12.00 While supply lasts.


Size 34"-38":
Size 40"-46": OUT OF STOCK
Size 48"-54": OUT OF STOCK
032: 1804 U.S. Army Issue Artillery Coat

Past Patterns 032: 1804 U.S. Army Issue Artillery Coat. This shell pattern may be used for military patterns circa 1796-1809. This includes patterns for the Lewis and Clark bicentennial celebrations. The pattern is based on U.S. Army correspondence between 1803-1805 from the National Archives as well as garments and drafting systems.

The pattern contains historical notes by Robert G. Stone describing the 1804 artillery coat as well as how to adapt the pattern for use in making a Lewis and Clark private's coat.

The pattern also contains illustrated instructions for hand stitches that are typical of early 19th century tailoring. Saundra Ros Altman has written and illustrated the sewing and fitting instructions.


Price: $30.00 SALE! $21.00 While supply lasts.
Size 1-2-3 (35"-39" chest):
Size 4-5-6 (41"-45" chest): OUT OF STOCK
Size 7-8 (47"-49" chest): OUT OF STOCK

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Past Patterns 710-713: Federal Issue Trowsers 1851-1876

The pattern includes extensive historical notes.

PP710 is a multi-sized regular in waist 32-38.

PP713 is a multi-sized regular in waist 40-42 Regular & 44-52 Tall


Price: $20.00 SALE! $15.00 While supply lasts.


PP710 (waist 32-38):
PP713 (waist 40-42 Regular & 44-52 Tall):

sm712t.jpg (8k) 712T 712T - Past Patterns Apron front hoop skirt with hoop flounce. Flounce buttons on for added skirt support. 1850's - 1860's. Multi-size waist from 25 1/2 to 39 1/2.

Price: $20.00 SALE! $10.00 While supply lasts.

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Past Patterns 710-713: Federal Issue Trowsers 1851-1876

The pattern includes extensive historical notes.

PP710 is a multi-sized regular in waist 32-38.

PP713 is a multi-sized regular in waist 40-42 Regular & 44-52 Tall


Price: $20.00
PP710 (waist 32-38):
PP713 (waist 40-42 Regular & 44-52 Tall):

Past Patterns 905-7: Three Piece Ensemble, Bodice, Skirt, and Overskirt Fashionable circa 1883-4 Past Patterns 905-7: Three Piece Ensemble, Bodice, Skirt, and Overskirt Fashionable circa 1883-4

Past Patterns 905-7: Three Piece Ensemble, Bodice, Skirt, and Overskirt Fashionable circa 1883-4.

Past Patterns' Summer Three-Piece Dress is worn without a bustle. The October 1889 issue Godey's Ladies Magazine states:

The war between a small bustle and none at all still continues. Everyone cannot dispense with this little addition to their figures. Those who can dispense with it, however, are only to glad to do so, and, by making underskirts very full at the back, this can generally be done, even by not quite perfect figures.

This pattern comes in three sizes, and the three patterns may be purchased individually for $10.00 each, or as a set for $25.00.

SALE! These patterns are now on SALE for $8.00 each or $20 for the set!

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