Buy our Regency Spencer pattern and do the Empire in style.
This is a full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for a lady’s spencer jacket circa 1810 based on extant and pictorial examples. This is a short spencer, reaching just below the bust and closing center front with drawstrings. An inner bodice forms the bust into the proper position. Choose RH834 early 1800s stays if you need more support.
Fits busts 28″-50″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
silk taffeta (heavy cotton or plain linen for lining)
2 yards of at least 54″ wide
thread, hooks and eyes (closure), decoration to taste
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