Techniques and patterns for making historically accurate period clothes for gentlemen
by Jason Maclochlainn
A valuable sourcebook for costume designers, dressmakers and those involved in historical re-enactments, this book contains all you need to create authentic menswear from the Victorian period. Historically accurate patterns enable you to make a wide range of garments, including morning coats, waistcoats, frock coats, trousers, shirts and hunting clothes, and full instructions are given for tailoring and construction. The book is illustrated with evocative contemporary fashion plates showing the essential wardrobe of a Victorian gentleman, which demonstrate the subtle changes in style that occurred across the decades.
About the author
Jason Maclochlainn is an expert in historical tailoring who co-owns a company supplying Victorian patterns and corset-making materials to costumers. He lives in the Netherlands.
Extent: 160 pages
Size: 280 x 228 mm
Illustrations: over 100 illustrations