Laughing Moon Mercantile Pattern
Ladies Undersleeves Pattern Retro Circa 1840 - 1870 Costume Sewing Pattern #204 (Pattern Only) Laughing Moon Mercantile Lmm204
This pattern contains four different styles of undersleeves, also known as false sleeves. View A is a gathered bishop sleeve with a wristband and 3 options of ruffles or a cuff. The wrist ruffles have 3 different choices: A square edge ruffle, both long and short option, a curved ruffle, and a curved cuff. View B has the same gathered bishop sleeve with a square edge cuff (no wristband) or the same cuff with a sleeve ruffle. View C is a 2 piece coat sleeve option. View D has a fairly tight arm section that flares at the wrist. The rough dating of the undersleeves: The dating of View C is 1840s. The Views A and B are dated from the 1850s through the 1860s. View C dates from the 1860s to the 1870s. Fabric: Voile or light muslin. Optional interfacing: Cotton organdy. Notions are all optional: 2 to 3 yards of narrow twill tape or ribbon for ties. Closures: Small buttons or hooks and eyes. Optional trim: Embroidered cotton trim or lace.