Sewing Patterns 1874-1879


The left link leads to the pattern, middle to instructions; pictures of the finished garment to the right. Up to 1877, measurements are in inches, whereas the later patterns are in centimetres.
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Winter Dolman, January 1874 instructions finished
Jacket-Waist with Under-vest, February 1874 instructions finished
Cashmere Jacket, March 1874 instructions finished
Waistcoat-bodice for Demi-toilette, April 1874 instructions finished
Mantelet, May 1874 instructions finished
Princess Beatrice Corsage, July 1874 instructions finished
Casaque of Cloth, September 1874 instructions finished
Duchess Paletot, March 1877 instructions finished
Redingote for deshabille, April 1877 instructions finished
"Directoire" habit bodice, June 1877 instructions finished
Breton Jacket, Sugust 1877 instructions finished
Breton tunic, September 1877 instructions finished
Windsor Pelisse, October 1877 instructions finished
Skirt with train balayeuse, July 1877 instructions finished
Fichu Mantelet, November 1877 instructions finished
"costume riche", summer 1878 instructions finished (middle)
toilette de promenade, summer 1878 instructions finished (left)
taille with tails, winter 1879 instructions sorry!
soirée dress for little girl, winter 1879 instructions finished (right)
ball gown for young lady, winter 1879 instructions finished (middle)
young girl's soirée dress, winter 1879 instructions finished (left)

 

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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