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Patterns in the Past


Patterns in the Past patterns collection are made from original garments in public and private collections.  These patterns are "Meticulous Patterns of Fashion Rages."  Many patterns include illustrated notes and instructions about the original garment.   All patterns are multiple sized, with women's patterns in period sizes 8 through 20; men's patterns in sizes 34 through 46.  Call with questions regarding specific size needs.

Please note: All prices are subject to change. Please read our Terms and Conditions before ordering.

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Men's 1851-76 Military Trouser

Federal issue trouser for foot and mounted. Size 32-38. Item PPP1
$22.00
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Military Trowsers - Big

Item PPP5
$22.00
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Mid-19th Century
Classic Trowsers

Item PPP3
$16.00
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Mid-19th Century
Classic Trowsers - Big

Item PPP4
$19.00
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1830's Small Fall
Men's Trouser

Circa 1830-1840. Pleated or
straight for dress or work.
Includes Cossacks and instructions
for the larger man. Sizes 28-42.
Item PPP2
$15.00
+ shipping& handling

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Circa 1845-1858
Shawl Collar Summer Waistcoats

For plain or formal dress.
Select Chest Size. Item PPP62
$18.00
+ shipping& handling

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1800's Men's Drawers

Early century drawers at 3/4 length, full length for mid to later century.
Sizes 32-42. Item PPP6
$14.00
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Mid 19th Century
Dress Shirts

With gussets. Different
pleated fronts and cravats
included. Sizes 34-50.
Item PP7-10
$14.00
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Mid 19th Century
Dress Shirts

Without gussets. Different
pleated fronts and cravats
included. Sizes 34-50.
Item PP7-11
$10.00
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1870's-1900 Bib Overalls

Item PPP8
$19.00
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U.S. Army Roundabout Matching 1812 Specs

This pattern is available
in US Army issues sizes
1 (38), 2 (40, 3 (42), 4 (44)
Item PPP63
$30.00
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Double-Breasted
Summer Paletot
w/ Flat Pockets

Fashionable Circa 1847-1856.
Item PPP65
$33.00
+ shipping& handling
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1830s-1840s
Small-Fall
Trowsers

Item PPP66
$15.00
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1804 U.S. Army
Issue Artillery Coat

This inculdes patterns
for the Lewis and Clark
bicentennial celebrations.
Item PPP67
$33.00
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Winter Trousers
Circa 1843-1856

With or without Foot Straps.
Item PPP68
$17.00
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New Pattern

State Militia
Regimental Coat
Circa 1806-1815

Item PPP75
$30.00
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New Pattern

Double-Breasted
Shawl Collar Summer
Waistcoat for Plain
or Formal Dress
Circa 1845-1858
Saundra Ros Altman's Past Patterns includes a removable chest pad pattern. This vest completes as ensemble when worn with a starched shirt or lightly starched washable summer trousers and the lightly starched summer paletot.
Click here for more info.
Item PPP78
$17.00
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New Pattern

1859 Victorian Pardessus
Saundra Ros Altman's Past Patterns completed the Pardessus in 1992 but
illustrated instructions have
not been developed. It was decided to release the
Victorian Pardessus without illustrated instructions. This
was common practice until
the third quarter of the 19th century and well into the 20th.
Click here for more info.
Item PPP79
$28.00
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New Pattern

Bloomer Costume
Circa 1851-53

Pattern was made with
permission from the original
in the Costume and Textile
Collection at the San Diego/
Historical Society. The
original garment is a gift from
the estate of Mary Marston,
donated in 1987. Two
patterns in one package.
Item PPP76
$39.00
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New Pattern

1836-1855
Work Dress w/
3 Sleeves

From the Workwoman's
Guide
. Optional collar.
Item PPP77
$25.00
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Sheer Muslin Dress

with Bishop Sleeves,
Oversleeves & High
Lining, Circa 1858-1864.
Item PPP69
$28.00
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Lewis & Clark Era
Empire Gown

Circa 1796-1806 front
closing gown.
Item PPP70
$28.00
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Ladies 1890's Bodice
Size 10-20.
Item PPP10
$14.00
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Ladies 1890's Circle Skirt
Side closing skirt. Size 10-20.
Item PPP10A
$14.00
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Ladies 1894 Tea Gown

Make fancy or simple. Size 10-18.
Item PPP70
$21.00
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Late Victorian Corset

Size 10-20. Item PPP12
$11.00
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Ladies 1850's Drawers/Petticoat

Size 10-20. Item PPP13
$17.00
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Ladies 1850's Chemises

Size 10-20. Item PPP14
$14.00
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Early 19th Century
Ladies Chemises

Sizes 10-20. Item PPP15
$14.00
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1830's Stays
Multi-sized 10-20. Item PPP16
$14.00
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Ladies Edwardian Combination Underwear
Size 10-20. Item PPP17
$16.00
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Madam Foy Corset
Size 8-26. Item PPP18
$11.00
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Ladies 1840+ Corset/Stay

Front closing with lacing in theback. Size 10-20. Item PPP19
$11.00
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Ladies 1830's Full Gown
High waist gown. Size 10-20.
Item PPP20
$18.00
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Ladies Edwardian Jacket

Choose size. Item PPP21
$16.00
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Ladies 1899-1902 Dress Jacket
Size 10-18. Item PPP22
$16.00
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Ladies Eretria Blouse Waist

Size 10-18. Item PPP23
$16.00
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Ladies Mother Hubbard Nightgown
Comfortable night gown with leg-o-mutton sleeves. Item PPP24
$21.00
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Ladies 1850-1863 Skirts

Basic over-hoop skirt with optional hem flounce. Size 10-20. Item PPP25
$14.00
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Ladies 1850-1867 Gathered Bodices
With sleeve options. Size 10-20.
Item PPP26
$14.00
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Ladies 1850-1863 Darted Bodices

Either full or modified pagoda sleeves, undersleeve pattern included. Size 10-20. Item PPP27
$14.00
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Ladies 1860 Croset/Stay

Front closing with back lacing. Size 10-20. Item PPP28
$11.00
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Ladies 1860's Ball Gown Bodice

Smooth fit and two sleeve options. Size 10-20. Item PPP29
$14.00
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Ladies 1860's Homestead Dress

Prairie dress. Size 10-20. Item PPP30
$17.00
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Ladies Flouced Skirt

Both pictured styles of skirts are included in pattern. Size 10-20. Item PPP31
$14.00
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Ladies 1840's Fan Front Bodice
Offers interchangable sleeves. Size 10-20. Item PPP32
$14.00
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Victorian (1830's-60's) Sunbonnet
Can be made either plain or fancy.
Item PPP33
$8.00
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Ladies 1850's
Pioneer Dress

2-piece sleeeve and attached full skirt. May be worn with undersleeves. Size 10-20. Item PPP34
$16.00
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Ladies Lowell
Mill Dress

1820's working women's dress in two versions. Size 8-20. Item PPP35
$36.00
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1850 Wrapper

Size 8-26. Item PPP36
$19.00
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Ladies 1840-1860
Sack and Petticoat

Size 8-26. Item PPP37
$17.00
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Ladies 1880's Day Dress

Pointed bodice with a choice of collar and sleeve styles. Size 10-20.
Item PPP38
$21.00
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Ladies 1880's Polonaise Walking Skirt

Choice of necklines and skirt with raffles. Size 10-20. Item PPP39
$28.00
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Little Girl's 1890 Dress

Size 2-8 years. Item PPP40
$14.00
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1900 Edwardian Princess Gown

Size 10-16 Item PPP41
$21.00
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1893 Bridal Bodice

Ladies 8-20. Item PPP42
$19.00
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1910 Edwardian Wedding Gown
Size 10-16. Item PPP43
$30.00
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1893 Wedding Gown with Cathedral Train
Circa 1882-1885. Item PPP44
$32.00
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1880's Riding Habit Skirt

Circa 1880-1890. Item PPP46
$25.00
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1880's Riding Habit Trousers
Circa 1880-1890. Item PPP47
$17.00
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1880's Riding Habit Bodice
Circa 1880-1890. Item PPP48
$17.00
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3-pc. Ensemble: Bodice, Skirt and Overskirt
An excellent pattern for those who do cowboy action shooting or any post-war living history. Circa 1883-1834.
Item PPP63
$28.00
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1860's Garibaldi Shirt

Size 10-20. Item PPP45
$14.00
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1908-1914 Shirt Waist

Item PPP49
$14.00
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1890's High Neck Blouse

Item PPP50
$14.00
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Gibson Tuck Blouse

Item PPP51
$12.00
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Edwardian Tucked Blouse

Item PPP52
$12.00
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Tucked Side Closed Blouse

Item PPP53
$12.00
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Flapper Step-in

Item PPP54
$13.00
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Ladies 1920 Combo Undergarment

Item PPP55
$14.00
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Flapper Slip-on

Choose Style. Item PPP56
$20.00
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19th Century Stays

Item PPP57
$14.00
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Hoop Skirt

Item PPP58
$22.00
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1860 Corset Kit

Item PPP60
$45.00
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1840 Corset Kit

Item PPP61
$42.00
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New Transition Stay
Pattern 1793-1820

Partially Boned.
Each pattern includes
sizes 8-26. Item PPP64
$17.00
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Ladies Edwardian Corset Covers
Four different styles closing in front. Size 10-20.
Item PPP9
$16.00
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1896 Skirt
Special Order

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1904 Street Costume
Special Order

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