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Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 1860s-1870s men’s pleated bib shirts shirts with front and back closure based on extant examples. Square and rounded bib options included. 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
3 yards ~57″ wide
linen or cotton sewing thread, or equivalent
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