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    Pattern # 118
    Ladies 1840's to 1860's Wrapper, Work-Dress, Maternity Dress


     
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    Price: $19.00

    Product Code: P118
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    Description
     
    1840s-1860 Ladies Adjustable Morning Dress, Wrapper, and Maternity Dress; with two, one or no darts, depending on the desired fit,
    bishop, coat and close sleeves as well as a mancheron or cap sleeve, and three different collar options. Approximately 1840's-1860's.
    View A is a bishop sleeved wrapper with a piped jewel neckline, which can be left open over a fancy petticoat. View B is a close sleeved wrapper
    with mancherons and a standing collar. View C is a coat sleeved wrapper with a flat collar which can be cut large or small. All views have a
    one-piece front, cartridge pleated skirt and a optional drawstring.

    Fabric: Cotton calico, cotton chintz, cotton broadcloth, wool broadcloth, wool challis, wool crepe, silk taffeta. Lining: Any kind of cotton most
    wrappers seem to have been lined with scrap fabrics. Interfacing: A medium weight interfacing.
    Notions: All views - 8, 1/2" buttons or 14 hooks and eyes, more will be required if the dress buttons all the way to the hem.
    Fine cotton cooking twine or cotton knitting yarn.

    This dress was called different things according to the style and fabric. It is a morning dress. If left undarted and loose at the waist it is
    a wrapper. If darted, confined at the waist with a belt, and made with finer materials it is a gown suitable for a wider range of occasions. If
    it is made of materials that will wash, or wool and finished plain, it can be called a work dress. Worn loose it can be worn for maternity


    Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

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    Marvelous pattern November 4, 2016
    Reviewer: Joy Fowler from West Harrison, IN United States  
    Very thorough and period correct with many options.  Having all sizes in one was new to me and a little overwhelming regarding layout and choosing pieces but I got through it ok.  Having finished pictures out of A, B, C order was initially confusing too.  Wish you'd included pagoda sleeve, yardage for contrasting fabric view and a few more term definitions such as reference point for beginning of finished length.  That said, all my glitches are minor.  Pattern is awesome!  Do you have or know of someone who has a collected hints for period sewing manual?  I've seen lots of info but would be nice to have it in one place for handy reference.

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    Came as shown September 26, 2016
    Reviewer: Tricia Smith from Los Molinos, CA United States  
    Came as shown on line and in the package. I have ordered before and still am satisfied. I cant wait to start sewing!!

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    Lovely! Went together perfectly August 15, 2016
    Reviewer: Mimi from WA United States  
    I made this one up awhile ago. Similar to the 3rd picture, using two different fabrics. The fit is meant to be loose so I went down two sizes and wound up with a nicely fitted wrapper. I did not put darts in mine because I had used a smaller size. Make a muslin first! Everyone will get sick of me blabbering on about the new LM format for their patterns. LOVE it!

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    A+! August 24, 2015
    Reviewer: Lindsey Foster from Marietta, GA United States  
    I am so pleased with my purchase! I bought the wrapper pattern (118) and it arrived incredibly quickly. The quality is fabulous, and the instruction booklet is thorough. I only wish the bag the pattern itself came in was bigger- it would be nice to be able to more easily store the pattern sheets after use!

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    Wrapper with options! August 23, 2015
    Reviewer: Trisha Colvin from Jacksonville, NC United States  
    I'm a new sewist & and the pattern is a little intimidating.  I love the options & with help, I'll try to do this.

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