Ladies Wrapper, Work-dress, Morning Gown or Maternity Dress sizes 6-34 Laughing Moon Sewing Pattern #118 - 1840s-1860s Victorian, Civil War


Laughing Moon sewing pattern number 118
Wrapper, Work-Dress, Morning Gown or Maternity Dress
Ladies 1840's - 1860's Wrapper
With 3 Sleeve Variations, 2 Collars and Belt or Drawstring Option

Pattern includes sizes 6-34, all in the envelope
Skill Level: Intermediate

Pattern condition: Uncut, factory folded and complete with instructions. The pattern is printed on paper with colored cutting lines.

~ Item for sale is a sewing pattern, not a finished garment ~

This dress was called different things according to the style and fabric. It is a morning dress. If left undarted and loose at the waist it is a wrapper. If darted, confined at the waist with a belt, and made with finer materials it is a gown suitable for a wider range of occasions. If it is made of materials that will wash, or wool and finished plain, it can be called a work dress. Worn loose it can be worn for maternity.

1840s-1860 Ladies' Adjustable Morning Dress, Wrapper, and Maternity Dress; with two, one or no darts, depending in the desired fit, bishop, coat and close sleeves as well as a mancheron or cap sleeve, and three different collar options. Approximately 1840's - 1860's.

View A is a bishop sleeved wrapper with a piped jewel neckline, which can be left open over a fancy petticoat.

View B is a close sleeved wrapper with mancherons and a standing collar.

View C is a coat sleeved wrapper with a flat collar which can be cut large or small.

All views have a one-piece front, cartridge pleated skirt and an optional drawstring.


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