Make perfect 1770s Era Waistcoat!
A proper waistcoat is absolutely necessary for proper American War of Independence (AWI or Revolutionary War) - era attire. The long, shapeless waistcoats of earlier years were gone for good. Our Men's Waistcoat for the 1770s accomplishes that task easily. Based on extant garments and the pictorial record.
Fits chests 34" to 54". All sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: wool, heavyweight silk; lightweight silk or linen for lining; heavy linen or canvas for interlining
Notions: thread; up to 20 buttons for front closure; buttonhole floss
Yardage Requirements: 2 yds at least 45" wide (1 yard if making plain linen back)
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