RH957 — Victorian Era Army Mess Dress Jacket and Waistcoat


Victorian Army Uniform sewing pattern




You need our full size paper patterns for Victorian Era Men’s Army Mess Dress Jacket and Waistcoat for the 1850s through 1910s.  Variations to conform to the 1856, 1868, 1881 and 1910s regulations included.  Full instructions on how to build jacket according to period tailoring techniques included.

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Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining

Yardage Requirements:
3 yds at least 45″ wide

buttons for front, cuffs, and vents
rank insignia and regimental colours as appropriate
buttonhole floss

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Additional information

Weight 200 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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