18th century costume

Step back in time with our collection of elegant 18th century costumes. Discover top ideas to create a timeless look that will transport you to another era.
Regency, Clothes, Century Clothing, Historical Clothing, Colonial Dress, 18th Century Jacket, Costume Design, Historical Dresses, Historical Costume

I realized yesterday that there are many garments I've never posted. Even some that I had shown or talked about progress with! I'm still in the process of taking pictures of everything I've made, so here are a few different styles of jackets that I've created over the last three years: Caraco Jacket, based on this original in the V&A. The fabric is a cotton chintz from the Williamsburg collection that came out a few years ago. My biggest issue was the unusual shape of this garment. It was…

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Susan Choquette
Free 18th Century Bodice Pattern Dress Patterns, Vintage, Couture, Historical Dress Patterns, 18th Century Dress Pattern, Colonial Dress Pattern, Dress Patterns Free, Dress Pattern, Gown Pattern

18th Century Bodice Pattern I drafted this bodice pattern for my Robe à l’Anglaise back in 2017 and recently reused and tweaked it a bit, since there were some issues with my first version. Read about that in my new blogpost 🙂 You can download version 2.0 of this 18th century bodice pattern down below… Read More 18th Century Bodice Pattern

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Stacy Pavey
The Sewing Goatherd: Cardboard 18th Century Stays

I have just over a month to make an 18th century ensemble for myself. There's a Rococo picnic I want to attend happening at the end of April. At this moment, I have nothing quite acceptable to wear. My 18th century wardrobe currently consists of a shift, an under petticoat, a pair of shoes, and a white linen cap (not yet blogged). A few more layers are required for me to be a properly dressed Rococo lady. The stays I've been procrastinating on for well over a year? Yeah, those have got to…

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Bridget Clancy