RH808 — 1770s-Waistcoats

(1 customer review)


18th century Men’s Waistcoat sewing pattern



—Buy our pattern for the perfect Rev War Era Waistcoat.

Full size paper patterns for Men’s Waistcoats for the 1770s.

Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
silk, wool or linen
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining and back

Yardage Requirements:
2 yds at least 45″ wide
(1 yard if making plain linen back)

Up to 20 1/2″ buttons for front, cuffs, and vents
buttonhole floss

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Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable

1 review for RH808 — 1770s-Waistcoats

  1. swbradney

    Overall a good basic 1770’s waistcoat pattern. The backs fit very well. The fronts have a fair amount of extra martial that will need to be cut back, but I hear that most other waistcoat patterns run the same. Since 18th Century garments are well fitted, we highly suggest making a mock up waistcoat out of a lesser martial and then use the pieces to create a pattern specifically for you…… That said we were able to recreate a fairly accurate waistcoat using this pattern. Here is a link to view our waistcoat….

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