These are scans from a Dutch sewing book, kindly provided by Saskia, to whom I shall ever be grateful to her for sharing them. Measurements are in centimetres.
Fig. 44 + 45: Using leftovers for borders etc.
Fig. 46 + 47: Taking measurements
Fig. 48 + 49: A gored skirt
Fig. 50 + 51: Straight skirt
Fig. 54: Pleated skirt
Fig. 56 - 62: Construction of a taille
Fig 79 - 86: Two types of blouse-taille
Fig. 87 - 89: Child's shirt
Fig. 90 + 91: Three-part taille
Fig. 92 -96: Bodice with basques
Fig. 97 + 98: Wide basque
Fig. 99 - 101: Princess dress
Fig. 102-104: Princess dress continued
Fig. 105 + 106: Princess dress with larger waist
Fig. 107 - 110: Paletot
Fig. 111 + 122: Slightly fitted jacket
Fig. 113 - 114: Fitted jacket
Fig. 115 - 116: Zouave jacket
Fig 117: Waistcoat, with or without revers
Fig 118 + 119: Taking measurements for corsets
Fig 120 - 125: Construction and making-up of a corset
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.
Kathleen has been so kind as to let me have some photographs
of dresses she made with patterns from this very page:
Kids, Mum & kids, plaid dress. Thank you so much, Kathleen! You did a great job.
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