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How to order #014: Classic Plain-Cut Summer Trousers
of the Mid-19th Century in Regular waist sizes 28-42

These trousers are appropriate for summer wear. Winter trousers of the same time period will be issued in the Spring of 2003.

PATTERN: $16.00 (US funds).

For Classic Plain-Cut Summer Trousers in Big and Tall waist sizes 44 through 52 order #015.

The pattern is a multi-sized regular in waist 28-42. In 45" wide fabric, waist sizes 28-34 require 2-3/4 Yds.; waist sizes 36-42 require 2-7/8 Yds.

In the Construction Notes Past Patterns introduces you to 19th century measuring, let-out seams, middle-line and the location of the 19th century man's natural waistline. In the Marking and Making-Up section Past Patterns discusses tailor's supplies and thread marks. In the Hand Stitches Past Patterns illustrates the stitches used to sew the original trousers, make buttonholes and sew buttons with a neck.

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