Underpinnings

Pattern Description Availability Reviews and Online Examples
Underpinnings
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Child’s Corset One size, scaled pattern from the collection of the Ohio Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Corset c. 1800 One size, scaled pattern from the collection of the Ohio Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Corset c. 1811 One size, scaled pattern from the collection of the Missouri Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Early 19th c. Chemise One size, scaled pattern from the collection of the Ohio Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Two Chemises One size, scaled patterns from the collection of the Missouri Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Two Chemises One size, scaled patterns from the collection of the Ohio Historical Society Available on the 19th US. Regiment of Infantry Website None
19th U.S. Regiment of Infantry’s Version of the Kyoto Bra One size, scaled pattern Website page taken down None
Country Wives Two Chemises 1805-1807
Cutting directions for two chemises Available at Wm. Booth, Draper None
DD-01 Daffodown Dilly Regency Era Wrap Stays
Inspired by a piece in the Musee de la Mode Galliera Available at Spencer’s Mercantile None
Kannik’s Korner Woman’s Shift 1790-1820 KK-6103
Drawstring neckline Available from Kannik’s Korner Example at Katherine’s Dress Site
Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion review
Katherine’s Dress Site 1820-1840 Corset Pattern One size, scaled pattern Available for free from Katherine’s Dress Site Example at Heileen’s site
La Mode Bagatell Regency Wardrobe Includes a pattern for a bodiced petticoat, which is not entirely accurate but can help get the right look Available from Ravenrook Clothier GBACG reviews
Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion review
Example of a bodiced petticoat at Historically Dressed
Laughing Moon #115 Ladies’ Regency and Romantic Era Corset 1805-1840 With chemise pattern Available from Laughing Moon None
Mantua-Maker Regency Corset 1810-3 Includes a riding corset option Available from Mantua-Maker Example at Katherine’s Dress Site
Example at Inoui’s Costume Journal
Example in the Mantua-Maker catalog
GBACB reviews
Dress diary at Llyra Fantasy Fae
Extra instructions at Farthingales
Mantua-Maker 1800 – 1830 Pantalettes 1810-4 Two separate legs Available from Mantua-Maker Example at Katherine’s Dress Site
Past Patterns 001 1820s-1840s Corded Stay
two views Available from Past Patterns My version
GBACG reviews
Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion review
Example at Jenny la Fleur’s Costume Site
Past Patterns 030 A Transition Stay 1796-1806
Front lacing Available from Past Patterns Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion review
Past Patterns 038 A Partially Boned Transition Stay 1793-1820
Front lacing Available from Past Patterns None
Period Impressions Empire Bodiced Underpetticoat Front closing Available from Burnley and Trowbridge None
Reconstructing History RH833 1740s-1790s Stays
Four views, including one which appears to be a version of the 1790s stays in Corsets and Crinolines. Available from Reconstructing History None
Reconstructing History RH834 Early 1800s Stays
Front lacing short stays and a version of the Kyoto “bra” stays Available at Reconstructing History None
Sense and Sensibility Regency Underthings Short stays, chemise, and 2 chemisettes Available from Sense and Sensibility Patterns My shift
-Check out the message board at the Sense and Sensibility website for examples (an account is required)
Simplicity 4052 Licensed version of the Sense and Sensibility Regency Underthings pattern. Short stays, chemise, and 2 chemisettes Out of print A run-down of the differences between this version and S&S’s original version
-Inoui’s shift and stays
Jessamyn’s Regency Costume Companion review

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