This pattern was inspired by “Titanic” and follows the styles of 1911-1913 with its multi-layered skirt and kimono-style bodice.
While all sizes are included, if you wear a “DD” cup, you will need to purchase the supplement to get a perfect fit:
Planning to attend Titanic memorial events this year? I’ve pulled together vintage images from 1911 and 1912 to inspire you, and I’ve also got step-by-step photo instructions for a 1912 boy’s outfit. Enjoy!
Inspired by Sarah Wheaton Whitting’s hats in “Winter’s End”, this Tam o’Shanter is a close copy of Sarah’s accurately depicted Teens/WWI era style. The “Wheaton Tam” is designed with beginners in mind, since it only uses four of the most basic stitches–half double crochet, double crochet, chain, and slip stitch.
This pattern won the 2004 Young Designers’ Contest. Miss Amanda Kastner designed her winning entry based upon fashion plates from 1911 and 1912, creating a kimono-style bodice with an optional inset.
This is my 1914 Afternoon Dress, which was inspired by an original design in a 1914 home economics textbook (see next-to-last image in the slideshow). It is a wonderful pattern for everything from everyday linen dresses to ethereal, filmy teagowns!
This is the companion pattern for my women’s 1914 Afternoon Dress and includes options for darling play dresses and fancy heirloom gowns.
If you’d like to purchase all the Titanic/Teens Era Patterns together (women’s and girls’), you’ll receive a 15% discount!
Beneath the unassuming cover awaits a treasure trove of sewing knowledge! This wonderful book was created to instruct girls in basic to advanced sewing, beginning with simple hand stitches, then advancing through projects that increase in difficulty–from simple hems and repairs to aprons, a nightgown, underthings, a middy dress, and more.
Hailing itself as “the oldest mail order house on the coast,” Weinstock, Lubin Co. of Sacramento, CA, offered a mind-boggling array of clothing and accessories for women and children in the early 20th century. Included in this eBook are 125 pages of beautifully illustrated garments–from chemises and corsets to dresses to outerwear, stockings, shoes, and hats.
This catalog features some of the most exquisite artwork I’ve seen from this time period–each page is a delight. While men’s clothing is the primary focus, there are women on every page, so you also get to see women’s clothing and accessories for spring and summer of 1916.