RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern
RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern
RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern
RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern
RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern
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RH914 — 1870s-1950s Lounge Jacket sewing pattern

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Make a Victorian sac coat!

We know that the Lounge Suit of the 1870s is the outfit from which the modern man’s suit derived. But in a world of frock coats and morning coats and cutaways, just exactly how did this simple jacket come into being? 

This is the earliest incarnation of the modern man's suit jacket — the lounge jacket. Originally a working-man's coat, this lounge jacket became casual wear for the man of fashion in the late Victorian period.

Use our easy-to-follow pattern, based on an original tailor's draft from the period, to make a fabulous Lounge Jacket!

Fits chests 34" to 54". All sizes in one envelope. 
Or order a Made to Measure pattern in your personal measurements.

Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.

Suggested Fabrics: wool; linen or lightweight cotton for lining; heavy linen or canvas for interlining 

Notions: thread; 4 buttons for front; 6 smaller buttons for sleeve decoration; buckram; wool felt or padding for collar; buttonhole floss

Yardage Requirements: Jacket 3 yds 60” or 4 yds 45” wide; lining 4 yds 45” wide; interlining 2 yds 45” wide

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