Books With Scaled Patterns

Pattern Description Availability Reviews and Online Examples
Books with Scaled Patterns
Dress Design by ? Published in 1920 Apparently out of print. I don’t have any more info. -One spencer pattern and dress bodice pattern are available online for free at The Vintage Connection, here
Corsets and Crinolines by Norah Waugh Includes an 1820s corset. ISBN-13: 978-0878305261 Available from Amazon GBACG reviews
Cut of Women’s Clothes: 1600-1930 by Norah Waugh Includes a chemise dress, 1790s stays, a round robe, an open robe, an open gown (which is the same “open robe” which appears in Patterns of Fashion 1), a bib-front dress, a cross-over bodice, an evening gown, a day dress, and an 1820 pelisse. ISBN-13: 978-0878300266 Available from Amazon none
Histoire du Costume by Maurice Leloir There appear to have been editions in 1928 and 1933. Out of print, but try Amazon sellers, ebay, or used book dealers. It appears to be quite expensive, depending on the edition (from 40 to 2000 USD). -One spencer pattern and dress bodice pattern are available online for free at The Costumer’s Manifesto, here
History of Costume: From the Ancient Egyptians to the Twentieth Century by Blanche Payne ASIN: B0006BMNFS Out of print, but try Amazon sellers or ebay -One 1808 gown pattern is available for free from the Jane Austen Information Page, here
Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen’s Dresses and Their Construction c. 1660-1860 by Janet Arnold Includes a half-robe, an open robe, a bib-front gown, a drawstring gown, a riding habit, a pelisse, and a couple of chemisettes. ISBN-13: 978-0896760264 Available from Amazon GBACG reviews

Bib-front gown example at Katherine’s Dress Site

Period Costume for the Stage and Screen: Patterns for Women’s Dress 1800-1909 by Jean Hunnisett Includes 4 bodice options, 6 sleeves, 6 skirts, a corset, and a bodiced petticoat. ISBN-13: 978-0887346095 Out of print, but try Amazon sellers or ebay GBACG reviews

Example of the regency corset at Historically Dressed

Example of the regency corset at Jenny La Fleur’s site

Example of a gown from Jenny La Fleur’s site

Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Outer Garments vol. 1: Cloaks, Capes, Stoles and Wadded Mantles by Jean Hunnisett Includes a few regency appropriate cloaks. ISBN-13: 978-0887346651 Out of print, but try Amazon sellers or ebay none
Period Costume for Stage and Screen vol. 2: Dominos, Dolmans, Coats, Pelisses, Spencers, Calashes, Hoods & Bonnets by Jean Hunnisett Includes several regency pelisses. ISBN-13: 978-0887346705 Out of print, but try Amazon sellers or ebay none

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