1843-1856 Spring Bottom Winter Trousers with or without Foot Straps Sewing Pattern
1843-1856 Spring Bottom Winter Trousers with or without Foot Straps Sewing Pattern by Past Patterns
Pattern drafted from an original pair of trousers in the Past Patterns Collection.This is a pattern package rich with information. It is divided into seven sections:
• The California Gold Rush—Briefly summarize the discovery of gold in California and how it affected the world and also briefly describes the wool trousers in newspapers, letters and catalog that were worn during the gold rush era.
• Fabric Glossary—Wool described in the newspapers, etc. for trousers.
• Foot Straps—Documents when foot straps first appeared in Europe as well as the variety used in an attempt to keep the trousers looking neat.
• Construction Notes—Explains how to measure, when the trouser crease appears, how to layout the trousers on directional fabric using the middle line, how to wear mid-19th century trousers and explains a let-out seam used by tailors.
• Essentials of Tailoring—Outlines the minimum tools needed by a journeyman tailor or a home tailoress and how to make them and their uses.
• Historical Stitches—Illustrates the stitches used to construct the original trousers.
• Making Up—Describes and illustrates in detail how to make a pair of reproduction trouser similar to the originals.
Multi-sized pattern includes waist sizes 28-34 and hip sizes 34-40 all in one package. Please see back cover photo for sizing chart, fabric and notion requirements.