RH1239 — 1920s Tango Knickers Combinations


1920s Tango Knickers sewing pattern



Get the right undies for 1920s tango!

Based on an original pattern from the 1920s, this one-piece step-in chemise or “tango knickers” for wear under 1920s fashions or as a cute set of pyjamas.  This is the only undergarment you’ll need to make those Jazz Age fashions slip on just right.  Make with self-fabric straps or add ribbon and lace.

Reconstructing History patterns are different from other reproduction patterns!

We don’t just photocopy old patterns and sell them to you.  We use the original patterns as a basis.  Then we grade the pattern in modern sizes, up to 48″ bust and 40″ waist, so they’ll fit far more sizes than the original patterns ever did.  And we don’t just stick you with the old vague instructions either.  Kass personally goes through each pattern, improving the instructions, modernizing the vocabulary and adding in all those things that the old pattern companies assumed their customers knew.  Yet we don’t remove the flavour of the original pattern, so you can truly experience using a vintage pattern without all the trouble of resizing and “translating” it.

All sizes (busts 28″ to 48″) come in the same envelope.  Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you’ve come to expect from Reconstructing History.

Fabric Suggestions:  
silk satin, rayon, cotton batiste, or any lingerie fabric

lace and ribbon binding (optional)

2.5 yards 54″ wide

Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at and we will answer any questions you might have.

Additional information

Weight 0.25 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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