RH932 — 1840s-1850s Men’s Shirts


1840s-1850s Men’s Shirt sewing pattern



Buy our pattern and make yourself some linens.

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 1840s-1850s men’s pleated bib shirts 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, fine linen or cotton batiste for bib

Yardage Requirements:
3 yards ~57″ wide


linen or cotton sewing thread, or equivalent

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Additional information

Weight 170 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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