Make a lovely Frock Coat for Dickens Fair or American Civil War!
By the 1860s, the Frock Coat had calmed down a great deal from the extremes of fashion that it exhibited in the 1830s. The skirts of the Frock Coat are narrower than in previous decades. The fashionable Frock Coat of the 1860s was typically single-breasted.
Use our easy-to-follow pattern to make a Men's Frock Coat or Top Coat for the 1860s-1870s with narrow cuffs, wide elbows, attached skirts, side panel, and single-breasted front closure.
Fits chests 34" to 54". All sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: wool or heavy silk; linen or lightweight silk for lining; heavy linen, buckram or canvas for interlining
Notions: thread; up to 24 buttons for front, side & pockets; buckram; wool felt or padding for collar; buttonhole floss
Yardage Requirements: Coat 3 yds 60” or 4 yds 45” wide; lining 2 yds 45” wide; interlining 2 yds 45” wide
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