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Wearing History #E-R111

Circa 1910s Camisole or Corset Cover E- Pattern



~~ DESCRIPTION ~~

This camisole or corset cover pattern is based on an original period pattern from the 1910s. It is equally lovely when worn for period costume or worn as a modern casual top!

The front and back are cut loosely and the front retains a bit of the “drooped” front which was popular in the early 1900s. This camisole adjusts at the neckline by running ribbon through lace beading and tying it to your preference. The waist is permanently attached to an interior waist stay, and then accented with lace beading. This camisole or corset cover can be made sleeveless or with short, gathered sleeves attached to a cuff. It can end at the waist, or be made with a peplum.

Romantic Recollections has designed a beautiful embroidery pattern as a companion to this pattern for those with embroidery machines! You can purchase it here. https://www.etsy.com/listing/241390047/

~~ DIFFICULTY ~~

For intermediate difficulty, this pattern has the period original, written sewing instructions which are very minimal and text only. It is also highly suggested you have a good grasp of pattern fitting and alteration, as fit is unchanged from the original period source material, and it may need to be adapted for modern bodies.

I have made a video that can help with the waist stay, which is the most challenging part of construction. You can watch it here.

~~ SIZING ~~

This pattern includes bust sizes 32"-48" in one size packet. .

BUST- 32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46-48

WAIST- 22-24-26-28-30-32-34-36-38

This pattern was original for WOMENS SIZING. Juniors, Misses, and Plus Sizes may require alteration for fit

The waist ratio is very different than current standards, but our testers substituted larger waist pieces with no difficulty. If your waist exceeds the size chart, we have included information on where to enlarge the waist and peplum pieces.



~~ WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PATTERN ~~

This pattern is a “Resto-Vival” pattern from the 1910s, which means it was based on original period source material which has been RESTORED and REVIVED. To read more about Wearing History "Resto-Vival" patterns please read the paragraph at the bottom of the page to see what to expect.

This Pattern Includes:

~ Bust sizes 32"-48" Bust, all in the same packet
~ Original period sewing instructions which were included with this pattern. These are unillustrated and about a paragraph in length.
~ I have composed and compiled written two pages of unillustrated instructions to help you with assembly.
~ A page listing checkpoints to keep an eye on when you fit your pattern (refer to a fit book for instruction on how to alter, as these are not included).
~ Added instruction taken from period 1910s sewing books that can be applied to your construction.
~ An image from a period 1910s catalog to help envision trimming
~ This E-pattern includes both files to print in COLOR or in BLACK AND WHITE. You get to pick which one to print!

This Pattern Does Not Include:

~ DOES NOT INCLUDE illustrated step by step instructions. They are mostly text only.
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE detailed information on basic technique. You should be familiar with basic construction or have a sewing book handy if you need help on how to hem, gather, and attach basic seams together.
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE cutting charts. You will need to create your own cutting layout on your yardage.
~ DOES NOT HAVE uniform seam allowance. Seam allowance retains the original period standards, so seam allowances vary from 3/8" to 1.5". This was to allow for later alterations at the most frequent alteration spots (such as side seams and shoulder seams).
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE direction for embroidery or embellishment. You are to trim as you desire. If you have an Embroidery Machine, you may purchase the beautiful embroidery patterns designed by Romantic Recollections to go along with this pattern.



- HOW TO USE THIS E-PATTERN -

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE READER, A FREE PDF READER PROGRAM, IN ORDER TO OPEN AND PRINT THIS PATTERN.

This pattern is formatted for USA Letter Size and A4 sized paper. You will need to print this pattern to 100% scale. Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern.

This pattern is tiled into letter sized paper. You will print these documents on your home printer, cut, and tape them together, to form a larger pattern layout. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

This pattern comes in 4 files, in a compressed folder

You will need to uncompress (or unzip) your folder prior to use.

~ 20 sheets of paper for the pattern. Included are both COLOR and black and white pattern file, so you can pick which one to print
~ 13 sheets of paper for the sewing instructions
~ 1 for the e-pattern "how to" sheet.

34 total sheets of 8.5" x 11" sized paper or A4 sized paper are needed to make all garments in this pattern. This pattern file is formatted to fit on both sizes of paper, and there will be varying thicknesses of white border, which will be cut off, according to pattern instructions.



--- USE POLICY ---
By purchasing this pattern you agree to the following terms: This e-pattern is licensed exclusively to the person who purchases this pattern from Wearing History for the sole purpose of home sewing use by the individual who purchases the pattern. Commercial or production use or making items to sell from this pattern is prohibited. Do not share this pattern by email or any other form. Remember, I make my living by using my talents to make these patterns available. Help support indie small business by telling your friends to purchase their own copy of this pattern from http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

--- ABOUT WEARING HISTORY RESTO-VIVAL PATTERNS ---

Resto-Vival™ Patterns are original historic patterns that have been restored and revived. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. These markings aid the modern sewer in understanding the markings of the original pattern and the construction of the garment. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included. These instructions are text only (unless otherwise noted) and fairly minimal, especially compared to instructions for modern patterns. At least an intermediate knowledge of dressmaking and a good familiarity with pattern construction is suggested. You may choose to have a modern or period sewing book handy to help with basic construction methods that the pattern instructions do not cover in detail. Also, fitting a muslin mockup is strongly recommended, as all garments were meant to be worn over period foundation garments or corsetry.
Wearing History #E-R111

Circa 1910s Camisole or Corset Cover E- Pattern



~~ DESCRIPTION ~~

This camisole or corset cover pattern is based on an original period pattern from the 1910s. It is equally lovely when worn for period costume or worn as a modern casual top!

The front and back are cut loosely and the front retains a bit of the “drooped” front which was popular in the early 1900s. This camisole adjusts at the neckline by running ribbon through lace beading and tying it to your preference. The waist is permanently attached to an interior waist stay, and then accented with lace beading. This camisole or corset cover can be made sleeveless or with short, gathered sleeves attached to a cuff. It can end at the waist, or be made with a peplum.

Romantic Recollections has designed a beautiful embroidery pattern as a companion to this pattern for those with embroidery machines! You can purchase it here. https://www.etsy.com/listing/241390047/

~~ DIFFICULTY ~~

For intermediate difficulty, this pattern has the period original, written sewing instructions which are very minimal and text only. It is also highly suggested you have a good grasp of pattern fitting and alteration, as fit is unchanged from the original period source material, and it may need to be adapted for modern bodies.

I have made a video that can help with the waist stay, which is the most challenging part of construction. You can watch it here.

~~ SIZING ~~

This pattern includes bust sizes 32"-48" in one size packet. .

BUST- 32-34-36-38-40-42-44-46-48

WAIST- 22-24-26-28-30-32-34-36-38

This pattern was original for WOMENS SIZING. Juniors, Misses, and Plus Sizes may require alteration for fit

The waist ratio is very different than current standards, but our testers substituted larger waist pieces with no difficulty. If your waist exceeds the size chart, we have included information on where to enlarge the waist and peplum pieces.



~~ WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS PATTERN ~~

This pattern is a “Resto-Vival” pattern from the 1910s, which means it was based on original period source material which has been RESTORED and REVIVED. To read more about Wearing History "Resto-Vival" patterns please read the paragraph at the bottom of the page to see what to expect.

This Pattern Includes:

~ Bust sizes 32"-48" Bust, all in the same packet
~ Original period sewing instructions which were included with this pattern. These are unillustrated and about a paragraph in length.
~ I have composed and compiled written two pages of unillustrated instructions to help you with assembly.
~ A page listing checkpoints to keep an eye on when you fit your pattern (refer to a fit book for instruction on how to alter, as these are not included).
~ Added instruction taken from period 1910s sewing books that can be applied to your construction.
~ An image from a period 1910s catalog to help envision trimming
~ This E-pattern includes both files to print in COLOR or in BLACK AND WHITE. You get to pick which one to print!

This Pattern Does Not Include:

~ DOES NOT INCLUDE illustrated step by step instructions. They are mostly text only.
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE detailed information on basic technique. You should be familiar with basic construction or have a sewing book handy if you need help on how to hem, gather, and attach basic seams together.
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE cutting charts. You will need to create your own cutting layout on your yardage.
~ DOES NOT HAVE uniform seam allowance. Seam allowance retains the original period standards, so seam allowances vary from 3/8" to 1.5". This was to allow for later alterations at the most frequent alteration spots (such as side seams and shoulder seams).
~ DOES NOT INCLUDE direction for embroidery or embellishment. You are to trim as you desire. If you have an Embroidery Machine, you may purchase the beautiful embroidery patterns designed by Romantic Recollections to go along with this pattern.



- HOW TO USE THIS E-PATTERN -

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE READER, A FREE PDF READER PROGRAM, IN ORDER TO OPEN AND PRINT THIS PATTERN.

This pattern is formatted for USA Letter Size and A4 sized paper. You will need to print this pattern to 100% scale. Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern.

This pattern is tiled into letter sized paper. You will print these documents on your home printer, cut, and tape them together, to form a larger pattern layout. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

This pattern comes in 4 files, in a compressed folder

You will need to uncompress (or unzip) your folder prior to use.

~ 20 sheets of paper for the pattern. Included are both COLOR and black and white pattern file, so you can pick which one to print
~ 13 sheets of paper for the sewing instructions
~ 1 for the e-pattern "how to" sheet.

34 total sheets of 8.5" x 11" sized paper or A4 sized paper are needed to make all garments in this pattern. This pattern file is formatted to fit on both sizes of paper, and there will be varying thicknesses of white border, which will be cut off, according to pattern instructions.



--- USE POLICY ---
By purchasing this pattern you agree to the following terms: This e-pattern is licensed exclusively to the person who purchases this pattern from Wearing History for the sole purpose of home sewing use by the individual who purchases the pattern. Commercial or production use or making items to sell from this pattern is prohibited. Do not share this pattern by email or any other form. Remember, I make my living by using my talents to make these patterns available. Help support indie small business by telling your friends to purchase their own copy of this pattern from http://wearinghistory.etsy.com

--- ABOUT WEARING HISTORY RESTO-VIVAL PATTERNS ---

Resto-Vival™ Patterns are original historic patterns that have been restored and revived. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. These markings aid the modern sewer in understanding the markings of the original pattern and the construction of the garment. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included. These instructions are text only (unless otherwise noted) and fairly minimal, especially compared to instructions for modern patterns. At least an intermediate knowledge of dressmaking and a good familiarity with pattern construction is suggested. You may choose to have a modern or period sewing book handy to help with basic construction methods that the pattern instructions do not cover in detail. Also, fitting a muslin mockup is strongly recommended, as all garments were meant to be worn over period foundation garments or corsetry.

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--You do not have to be afraid of harming a delicate original vintage pattern.
--They cost a fraction of the price of purchasing an original rare vintage pattern.
--The patterns are easier to understand and clearly marked pieces instead of holes or dot markings.
--Most patterns are multi-sized so you can cut the size you need. Original vintage patterns were only single size in a packet.
--E-patterns are downloadable and printable at home. You can buy and start sewing in a weekend!
--Several Wearing History patterns are drafted by me and/or have new instructions (These are the Signature Styles patterns).
--Very little ease is included in comparison to modern standards, and most run true to size.
--Armholes and sleeves fit higher than tighter than modern standards. You may need to alter your sleeves & armscyes if you prefer modern fit with more ease.
--Resto-Vival patterns are based on original period patterns and were meant to be worn with period foundations- Girdles, period bras, etc may make a difference in fit. A Victorian or Edwardian garment will be sized to fit over a corset.
--All patterns are based on Misses or Women's patterns. Petites, tall, juniors, and & sizes will most likely need adjustments
--ALWAYS make a mock up before cutting into your final fabric.
New patterns based on original period sources or brand new designs with new step-by-step illustrated instructions, improved fit, and new cutting layouts and yardage requirements for modern fabric widths. These patterns can either be based on period originals with changes that improve the original pattern fit and instructions, or a unique draft to Wearing History that has been drafted by me personally and heavily researched to be period correct. These patterns also include instructions that are hand drawn or digitally drawn and composed by me personally.
Resto-Vival patterns are restored and revived based on historical pattern source material. Original patterns are usually available only in single sizes, precut from tissue paper and totally unprinted, with details like grainlines and darts indicated only by small perforations. Resto-Vival™ patterns are clearly marked with drawn and labeled markings. Resto-Vival™ patterns follow the period shapes of the original patterns, maintaining the historical accuracy of the completed garment. Original period instructions are included, the complexity of which can vary from pattern to pattern. Older patterns may have text only instructions. Intermediate to advanced sewing knowledge is recommended. We suggest keeping a sewing book handy.
I ALWAYS suggest to make a muslin mock up to check fit and construction before cutting into your fashion fabric. Every body is different, even if measurements are similar, and making a mock up of inexpensive fabric is the only surefire way to make sure your garment will fit your unique figure and have the ease you want. Don’t make a garment out of your final fabric without testing and expect it to be perfect- it’s just not feasible. It’s kind of like going shopping at the mall– you don’t expect every item on a hanger to fit you perfectly and it requires some trying on. Not all sizes run the same between all the stores and brands. The same is true of sewing patterns, so make your mock up!
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Please view each individual pattern for size information, as size can vary from pattern to pattern.
Please keep in mind that patterns are based on misses or women's sizing. Plus size, juniors, petites, and tall sizes will most likely require additional alterations so I highly suggest making a mock up before sewing your final garment.
All patterns are full size, unless otherwise indicated. They may use a LOT of paper to print, but are already sized and graded for you.
When you buy an e-pattern from me, you receive a multi-page PDF file you download to your computer and print at home. The patterns are formatted to fit on both 8.5 x 11 sized letter and A4 paper. All pages are tiled to make it easy for home sewists to print at home and then assemble into a larger pattern sheet.
You print the patterns at 100% scale or "actual size", and then cut and tape the dotted lines together.
All pattern pages are numbered, so you can keep track of you process. An additional file is included to help with assembly- make sure you read it before you print your files.
I have been told by many customers that my e-patterns are some of the easiest to assemble, and I'm thankful for their high praise!
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