Buy our Dress Coat pattern and make yourself the first real “Tails”.
In the 1830s when tailors added a dart to the waist of the cutaway frock coat, “Tails” were born!
Full size paper patterns for Men’s Dress Coat for the 1830s with narrow cuffs and skirts, cut-away front, and fold-over collar. Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool, heavyweight silk
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
3 yds at least 45″ wide
buttons for front, cuffs, and vents
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