1700s-1730's Sleeved and Sleeveless Waistcoats
Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for men's waistcoats circa 1700s-1730s. Sleeved and sleeveless version included. Fits chests 34"-54". All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool, heavyweight silk
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
We are so used to sewing in the flat on a machine that we expect patterns to fit together like jigsaw puzzles. But in tailoring, particularly historical tailoring, garments are build in three dimensions, layer by layer. This often means that the paper doesn't appear to "fit".