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PRINTED PATTERN- Louise- Late 1920s Negligee Robe Pattern- 32"-50" Bust

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Wearing History #R132- Pattern-"Louise" Late 1920's Negligee Robe Pattern

This is for PRINTED PATTERN- Mailed to you. E-Pattern download is available in a separate listing in my store.

This pattern is a multi-sized pattern and includes sizes 32″-50″ bust in one packet.


Intermediate/Advanced. Must be able to make a pattern with very little instruction. Original period instructions are included, which are minimal.


This Resto-Vival sewing pattern is from the late 1920s and was taken from a period original pattern, with the addition of written text tips for fitting and sewing.

This movie-star-worthy robe dates from the late 1920’s and is perfect for your practical and fanciful needs! This looks stunning and sleek when made in beautiful silks, and the cut is especially suited to large prints because most of the pieces are large. If something fluffy and feminine is more to your taste, this negligee robe looks amazing with rows of beautiful ruffles. Its especially suited to organza and organdy, but also can be made of silk chiffon with ruffles made of lace. When made of a nice cotton lawn or batiste it’s practical and elegant for summer wear. The robe can be made with either a straight front or a curved front hem. Collar and sleeve lining can be cut of contrast fabric.


This pattern is a multi-sized pattern and includes sizes 32″-50″ bust in one packet, in sizes Small-XXL. See pictures for size chart.

This original period pattern has NOT been tested for fit or construction. Make a mock up first to test the pattern for your body.



- 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 printed on sturdy bond paper instead of tissue and 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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    Most patterns come as both A4/US LETTER and A0 size. You will need ADOBE READER, a free program, to print your e-pattern.

    For A4/US LETTER paper:

    Open the "READ-ME-FIRST" File for instructions on printing and piecing your pattern. Print the PDF file on your home printer, cut off on the lines given, and tape them together. Then you cut and use your pattern just as you would a normal home sewing pattern.

    For A0 size:

    This is sent away to a copyshop and printed on big sheets for you. We print A0 pattern sheets at great prices at Pattern Printing Company

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Carefully Researched

All of our patterns are carefully researched and based on either public domain materials or our own creations. Lauren applies her decades worth of practical application of historical fashion and technical skills when making these patterns, and often supplies watch points for making. External helps are available on Wearing History on YouTube and on Wearing History Blog to help you learn to sew history.