Saundra Ros Altman's: Past Patterns

#1954: Bernard Waist: Circa 1899

The Vintage Revivals patterns are only one size; the original size. The pattern envelope, instructions and pattern pieces are unedited. The older the pattern the more likely it is to have limited instructions. The patterns are printed on blue line paper and packaged in plastic.


Pattern #1954: Bernard Waist: Circa 1899

Size: 36" bust.

This pattern was published by The Demorest-Ledger Pattern Company. Originally the pattern was described as "The Bernard Waist gives the new and popular effect, tucked and open in the back. It also has the shirt-waist or Bishop sleeve. The front is tucked like a round yoke and the fullness gathered at the belt. The one-piece back has three tiny plaits at the belt, and there is a fitted lining." Minimal directions. Pattern dates circa 1899.

Suggested fabrics: Silk, woolen and cotton fabrics. The colors were harmonious or monochromatic schemes heightened with vivid touches of strong color (particularly red).

Materials required: 2-7/8 Yds. 36" wide.

Cost: $13.00

Phone us at (937) 223-3722 or use the Order Form to order by fax or mail.


More Patterns
1780s Federal

1830 Jacksonian

1850 Antebellum
1870 - 1890 Gilded
1900 Edwardian
1921 Flapper

1931 Coco Chanel

1940s WWII
Master Pattern List
Wedding gowns
Pattern sizes

You can reach us by e-mail at:

All illustrations are © by Past Patterns 1979 - present day. All rights reserved.

Return to Past Patterns Home Page