Ladies' Underpinning Patterns 


84-L
Nightgown and Robe, 
Mid to Late 19th Century
Pattern made from several originals in TCS collection. One is assumed to be part of a bridal trousseau, as all of the pieces match. Made from especially good quality cotton with elaborate, self-applied trim. nightgowns came into fashion for ladies during the mid 19th Century. Prior to that, the lady slept in her chemise. One size.
Skill Level 1
$26 + $5 S&H


21-L
Day Chemise

Original in TCS collection. Made from finest quality cotton cloth. Worn under a variety of day and tea dresses.
Skill Level 1
Incl. sizes SML.
$12 + $3.50 S&H

21-XL Generous Day Chemise
Incl. sizes 18-3X.
$14 + $5 S&H


22-L
Evening Chemise

Made from finest quality cotton cloth, with elaborate, self-applied trim. Lower-cut neck than Day Chemise. Can be worn under both day dresses and evening gowns.
Skill Level 1
Incl. sizes SML.
$12 + $3.50 S&H

22-XL Generous Evening Chemise
Incl. sizes 18-3X.
$14 + $5 S&H


 


25-L
1850's Corset

Mid-19th Century corset with cups. Fewer panels than the waist cincher. Seams may be double-boned and straps added, for the fuller figure. Cups may be padded for the less endowed. (What God has forgotten, we stuff with cotton.) Incl. size M.
Skill Level 2
$12 + $3.50 S&H

  25-XL Generous 1850's Corset
   Incl. sizes 1X-3X.
  
$14 + $3.50 S&H

 
 


26-L
1860's Waist Cincher

Front encases bosom, while worn over chemise, at mid-bust line.
Upper front bust line sections may be padded, if desired, for extra support.
Incl. size M.
Skill Level 2
$12 + $3.50 S&H

    26-XL Generous 1860's Waist Cincher
      Incl. sizes 1X-3X.
     
$14 + $3.50 S&H

   


24B-L
Civil War Drawers

Plain drawers with full cut and some decoration at hem. Button waistband. 
Reg. size.
Skill Level 1
$10 + $3.50 S&H

    24B-XL Generous Civil War Drawers
      Incl. sizes 18-3X.
     
$12 + $3.50 S&H

   


35AB-L
Over & Under Petticoat, 19th Century

Both over- and under-petticoat patterns are included in this pattern. Use especially good cotton with plain or elaborate self-applied trim when making these petticoats. One size.
Skill Level 1
$17 + $5 S&H

 

 
23B-L
Civil War Corset Cover

This corset cover pattern includes a gathered cotton bib to further hide the corset bust.
Much more fitted with curved French seams to correspond with the fashions of the day. 
Skill Level 1
Incl. sizes ML.
$12 + $3.50 S&H

23B-XL Generous Civil War Corset Cover
Incl. sizes 18-3X.
$14 + $3.50 S&H


 


53-L
Douglas & Sherwood Corset, c. 1858

This corset tournure was a highly recommended novelty. It forms an effectual support for the skirts. Vertical seam steel boning, horizontal steel insertion to form a demi-hoop. Optional straps for overall support.
Incl. sizes 6-16.
Skill Level 2
$16 + $5 S&H

71-L
4 Row Hoop
Pattern adapted from Costume in Detail. This is the "standard" hoop worn by 19th Century ladies.
Incl. size M.
Skill Level 2
$16 + $3.50 S&H

19-L
26 Row Hoop
Thompson's crinoline with skamped on waist-band, bras eyelets, and watch springs covered in red webbing. Laces to tie in bow at waist.
Incl. size M.
Skill Level 3+
$14 + $3.50 S&H

Kit Available:
$195 + $12 S&H

 

20-L
15 Row Hoop
Pattern adapted from Costume in Detail. Original of red satin.
Incl. size M.
Skill Level 3
$17 + $3.50 S&H

I really need a hoop but prefer to purchase one than to make it!
Hoops, Hoops and More Hoops!

Pattern Skill Levels

Level 1

Easy for period patterns construction. Basic sewing knowledge needed.
Level 2 Moderate detail, for experienced seamstresses.
Level 3 More detail, expert seamstress/tailoring skills needed. For Level 2's who want to graduate to a new level.
Level 3+ Expert seamstress' & tailors: use all skills!

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