Make your Perfect Waistcoat!
Replicate a dress from the 1870s and start here. Make the perfect Steampunk or Victorian outfit! You need our pattern for this beautiful ladies waistcoat based on an original period tailor's draft. With its front darts and seamed back, this basic vest looks beautiful on a variety of figures and works from the 1870s and 1880s as well as for any fantasy outfit you can create. Lengthen it into a jacket or coat! Pair it with skirts! Wear it with trousers! It's all up to you. Four versions are included: V-neck, step-collar, double-breasted, and high collar.
Made to Measure pattern in your personal measurements.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
NOTE: the downloadable version of this pattern will not deliver immediately like our other downloads. Kass has to format it first. You will receive an email when your download is available.
Suggested Fabrics: any top weights
Notions: thread; buttons for closure, interlinings optional
Yardage Requirements: outer and lining 1 yd at least 36" wide