What's up with the band uniform? With its distinctive braid adorning the front of the jacket, British Army Patrol Dress does indeed look like a modern marching band uniform. But band uniforms are based on Patrol Dress and not vice versa!
Our easy-to-use pattern helps you make a Victorian Era Men's Army Patrol Jacket for the 1850s through 1910s. Variations to conform to the 1856, 1868, 1881 and 1910s regulations included. Full instructions on how to build a jacket according to period tailoring techniques included.
Fits chests 34" to 54", waists 28" to 50", and hips 35" to 55". 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; linen or lightweight silk for lining; heavy linen, buckram or canvas for interlining
Notions: thread; buttons and braid for front and sleeve decoration; buckram or tailor’s canvas; wool felt or padding for collar; buttonhole floss
Tunic 3 yds 60” or 4 yds 45” wide
lining 3 yds 45” wide
interlining 3 yds 45” wide