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Historic Patterns

You can get patterns to make everything you need for any historical impression (and some fantasy ones) from Reconstructing History! Reconstructing History Patterns are based on surviving garments and each pattern contains both modern and period construction techniques.

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RH921 - 1880s-1930s Dress Coat or Tailcoat

CODE: RH921

$26.95
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Buy our lovely tailcoat coat pattern and be the best dressed at the Ball. Full size paper patterns for Men's Dress Coat for the 1880s through 1930s... More

RH711 - 1670s-1720s Stays

CODE: RH711

$21.95
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Buy our pattern and we'll teach you how to make these beautiful 17th century stays. Full size paper patterns for late 17th century stays (corsets) based... More

RH702 - 1700s Frock Coat

CODE: RH702

$26.95
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Buy our Frock Coat pattern and make this lovely 1700s coat.  Perfect for Pirates. Full size paper patterns for Men's Frock Coat for the 1680s... More

RH940 -- Gentleman's Victorian Inverness Coat

CODE: RH940

$31.95
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Will the real Sherlock please stand up! Look like you favourite movie star in your own Sherlock Holmes Inverness Coat.  You need our... More

RH023 - 14th century Jupon of the Black Prince

CODE: RH023

$26.95
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You need an arming coat to wear with your 14th century harness! Buy our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th... More

RH017 - 14th century Women's Kirtle or Cotehardie or Medieval Dress

CODE: RH017

$26.95
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Make yourself the perfect Medieval dress Buy our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th century... More

RH705 - Common Man's or Sailor's Jacket

CODE: RH705

$26.95
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Buy our pattern for an easy and authentic Pirate Age slop jacket. Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for common... More

RH808 - 1770s-Waistcoats

CODE: RH808

$21.95
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Buy our pattern for the perfect Rev War Era Waistcoat. Full size paper patterns for Men's Waistcoats for the 1770s. Fits chests 34"-54". All sizes... More

RH313 - Medieval Irish Moy Gown

CODE: RH313

$32.95
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Get this pattern by renown Irish clothing researcher Kass McGann and make yourself a Moy Gown! You've been searching online for creative resources... More

Complete Cavalier Man Package

CODE: Cavalier man package

$138.70   $125.00
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Get Everything for the 17th century Cavalier in One Discounted Package! Get all the patterns to make a complete early 17th century Man's... More