Civil War Era Past Pattern
#006 1800-1890s Men's Drawers
Waist Sizes: 28"-42"
The Fabric Requirements are for a man who stands 5'6" tall. Add 2" for every 1" of height above 5'6". In 45 inch wide fabric purchase: 2-3/8 Yds. for sizes 28"-34", 2-3/4 Yds. for sizes 36"-42"
Fabric Suggestions: The original drawers were made of a medium weight, high thread count, cotton muslin. Other fabrics used were calico [bleached cotton fabric heavier than muslin], linen, natural or white cotton or linen drill, wool flannel, particularly red, white and brown cotton broadcloth, China silk, Canton cotton-a napped cotton twill, worsted wool, merino wool and chamois or leather to mention a few.
Notions: Two four-hole 3/4 inch white China, bone or ceramic buttons, and a 21 inch length of 3/8 inch wide cotton twill tape.
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