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Historic Millinery from the Regency through Civil War Eras
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Patterns and Kits

1854-1865

Original  patterns drawn from extant bonnets, antique photographs, and fashion plates. Each style designed and researched with the utmost care to faithfully represent nineteenth century fashion. Patterns based on 22.5 inch head.

Flora Francine Bonnet Pattern
$16.00
1854-1860
Pattern and Instructions for creating a mid to late 1850s bonnet. Featuring 3 levels of depth and flare, a 20 page instruction booklet, complete with detailed illustrations, and different covering methods based on original bonnets and period milliner's guides.


Flora Francine Blocked Tip
$3.00

 Eliza Coretta Bonnet Pattern
$16.00
1859-1862
Pattern and instructions for creating a early 1860's three piece bonnet. Featuring 2 levels of depth and flare, an instruction booklet, complete with detailed illustrations, and different covering methods based on original bonnets and period milliner's guides.


Eliza Coretta Blocked Tip
$3.00
Shapes

 Mildred Augusta Bonnet Pattern
$16.00
1861-1864
Pattern and Instructions for creating a 1860's Fashionable high brimmed bonnet. Featuring 3 levels of depth and flare, a 20 page instruction booklet, complete with detailed illustrations, and different covering methods based on original bonnets and period milliner's guides.


Mildred Augusta Blocked Tip
$3.00
Shapes
Clara Christine Bonnet Pattern
$16.00
1864-1867
Mid 1860's Empire Bonnet. Featuring a 20 page instruction booklet, complete with detailed illustrations, and different covering methods based on original bonnets and period milliner's guides.


Clara Christine Tip

$3.00
Blocked Tip for use with the Clara Christine pattern.

Ruby Victoria Cap Crowned Bonnet Pattern
$16.00
Pattern and instructions for creating a cap/soft crowned bonnet.  Featuring 4 brim options, pleated, gathered, or drawn crown, and illustrated instruction booklet. Based on original bonnets and fashion plates.

   
Dorothea Katherine Winter hood Pattern
$8.00
Pattern and instructions for creating a 1850's-1870's hood.  Based on an original in our collection. 

Lucy Amelia Sunbonnet Pattern
$10.00
Sunbonnet pattern based on original 1850's-1870's sunbonnet.

      Little Lucy Sunbonnet Pattern
$10.00
Our Lucy Amelia sized for girls ages 2 to 12.  Three sizes in one pattern.
  Mid 19th Century Basic Buckram Kit   $12.50
1/2 yard 30" buckram Buckram, 3 yards wire, 5 Yards crinoline tape, and 5 wire connectors for creating a full buckram bonnet form.
  Mid 19th Century Add On Kit
$10.00
Crinoline lining, stiff cotton netting, curved needle, and bonnet box for Mid 19th Century Bonnet.

  Net Brim Bonnet Kit
$12.50

Buckram, wire, crinoline tape, stiff cotton netting, and wire connectors for creating a net brim bonnet form.

  Mid-19th Century Finishing Kit
$20.00

Crinoline lining, stiff cotton netting for curtain, soft cotton netting for cap, 2 gauges of curved needles, and bonnet box.
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