For that nautical look, get our pattern for a double-breasted reefer or pea coat from the 1870s through 1900.
Our pattern is based on an original tailor’s draft from the period and fits chests 38″-54″ with instructions for making the pattern fit larger sizes. All sizes are included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions, historical notes and period tailoring techniques are also included.
heavy coat wools like melton
4 yds at least 45″ wide or 3 yds 60″ wide
buttons for front closure
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