RH920 — Early 19thc Men’s Shirts


Early 19thc Men’s Shirt sewing pattern



Buy our pattern and make yourself some linens.

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for early 19th century (1800-1840) men’s shirts based on extant examples. Multisized to fit chests 32″-60″. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics: 3 oz – 5 oz linen or cotton, white, natural or half-bleached

Yardage Requirements:
Medium shirt ” 2¼ yards ~57″ wide
Large shirt ” 2¼ yards ~57″ wide


all: linen or silk sewing thread, or equivalent
optional for all: bobbin lace, needlelace, or cutwork trim, silk embroidery floss

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Additional information

Weight 0.63 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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