Buy our riding habit pattern and look lovely.
Full size paper patterns for 1730s through 1760s Lady’s Riding Outfit also worn when traveling. Coat with regular or mariner’s cuffs, back waist seam or seamless back, fold-down collar or collarless, and petticote instructions included. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool or silk
lightweight silk or linen for lining
medium to heavy linen for interlining
Jacket 2 yds 60″ or 3 yds 45″ wide
lining 2 yds 60″ or 3 yds 45″ wide
interlining 2 yds 60″ or 3 yds 45″ wide
Petticote 2-3 yds 60″ or 3 yds 45″ wide
lining 2-3 yds 60″ or 3 yds 45″ wide
braid, lace or cording to taste
up to 30 buttons for front, side, cuffs & pockets
twill tape or other narrow ware for waistband(s)
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