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Circa 1919-1920 Riding Pants Pattern- WWI 1910s 1920s

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Wearing History #E-AC110 PRINTED PATTERN- Mailed to you

Circa 1919-1920 Riding Pants

Size 28" Waist to 42" Waist, All in the Same Packet


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Circa 1919-1920 Riding Pants

Size 22" waist to 42" waist, all in the same packet.

***- ADVANCED/EXPERT Difficulty -***

Advanced difficulty. Included are original period instructions that are text only and very minimal. You may wish to have a sewing book handy for detailed techniques. READ BELOW for more information and what to expect.


This is from an original McCall period pattern from 1919-1920. This pattern was from an original pattern in size 28" waist. It has been multi-sized for sizes 22"-42" waist.

Archive Couture patterns are an exercise for one’s skills, and an adventure into understanding sewing from antique patterns. Please read more details about this pattern below.


-A clean, computer drawn pattern of the basic pattern shapes needed to create the garment illustrated.
-Very basic original text-only sewing instructions
-Additions of watchpoints for fitting, and some-text only written clarification of original sewing instructions.

- - What Is NOT Included With This Pattern - -
As per the "About Archive Couture Patterns" paragraph below, what is not included is standard of patterns of this age.

-NO sewing illustrations. You must be familiar with how to put a garment together using pattern shapes and garment illustration.
-NO finishing techniques
-NO button and buttonhole placement.
-NO yardage for larger sizes, and no yardage allowed for lining for ALL SIZES.
-NO cutting layouts.

- - About Archive Couture Patterns - -
Archive Couture patterns are of Advanced Difficulty and recommended for those who are familiar with putting patterns together with little to no instruction, and who are familiar with pattern alterations for fit. These patterns are have been taken from original historical source materials. These sources may include diagrams, overlapping patterns in magazine issues, early tissue paper patterns, or other period source material. The source material was used by experienced home sewists, dressmakers, or tailors of the period from which they are derived. These patterns were only available only in single sizes, with details such as grain lines or buttonholes most often unmarked. Wearing History has clarified markings (where given) and supplied tips for working with these historical patterns. You may choose to have a modern or period sewing book on hand to help with construction and fitting. Archive Couture patterns follow the period shapes of the original period source material, maintaining the historical accuracy and fit of the completed garment. Fitting a muslin mockup is strongly recommended, as all garments were meant to be worn over period foundation garments or corsetry. Fit and proportion of these patterns are different than modern costume patterns and may require alteration to fit your modern body, even when wearing period style foundations. Several mock ups may be required to achieve ideal fit. We believe these patterns should not be lost to time or languish in historical archives, but be made available for historical sewing enthusiasts of today.

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