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User Review  - hsifeng - LibraryThing

Late 16th C, early 17th C Just how did they make those clothes, and why did they cut them that way...? The answers await you in here! I am constantly going back to this book for reference. Read full review

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User Review  - reginaromsey - LibraryThing

If I don't use this book for the patterns and inspiration for my garb, I use the Spanish Tailor's Handbook. For inspiration I use paintings of the period, but this is where I get the patterns to make ... Read full review

Review: Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940 (Patterns of Fashion #2)

User Review  - Multisun - Goodreads

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Review: Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940 (Patterns of Fashion #2)

User Review  - Kathely - Goodreads

EXCELLENT RESOURCE!!!! Read full review

Review: Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1660-1860 (Patterns of Fashion #1)

User Review  - Kathely - Goodreads

EXCELLENT RESOURCE!!! Read full review

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

Oh! The waistcoats, gowns, mantles and cloaks! Lovely, lovely. Read full review

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

The clothing is not nearly as exciting as in the first book, but that's a personal preference. Empire period and the 20's are nice, but the 30's are stodgy. Read full review

Review: Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940 (Patterns of Fashion #2)

User Review  - Jane Davis - Goodreads

I copied one of the 1890's designs for a Victorian Days celebration but in cotton and not taffata and velvet. Someone remarked that I "looked real". No substitute for authentic style and cut. Read full review

Review: Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1660-1860 (Patterns of Fashion #1)

User Review  - Margie - Goodreads

1/8 scale patterns for gowns from the Victoria and Albert and Snowshill collections, among others. Excellent reference. Read full review

Review: Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen's Dresses & Their Construction C. 1860-1940

User Review  - Peggy - Goodreads

Curious about dress construction down through the decades? If you are interested in how women dressed c. 1860 through the 1940s and how the dresses were constructed, this book is a fascinating look - created from intense observation of museum pieces. Read full review


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