1835 - 1870 Mantelet, a Victorian pattern by Deb Salisbury (that’s me) of The Mantua-Maker Historical Sewing Patterns. This pattern includes 4 pages of instructions with historical tips, and 2 pattern sheets. It is printed on bond paper, and enclosed in a white paper envelope.
All sizes Petite – X-large are included. Bust: 30" to 53"
The mantelet was an outer garment similar to a cape or mantle, but smaller and shorter. It could be highly decorated and worn for evening, be made of sturdy wool with a fur collar for winter, or be made of simple lightweight fabric and used as a windy spring day wrap. Though first worn in the late 1700's, the mantelet was most popular during the late 1830's and 1840's; but it was such a convenient wrap that it still showed up in fashion journals in the late 1860's.
Very simple construction with great results. Add some lace and trim, and your mantelet can be stunning!
Please read all instructions before touching your fabric. There are tips along the way to make your life easier!
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I ship all orders ASAP -- usually the next business day -- by USPS Mail, and I'll send you a shipping confirmation email. My apologies, but because I use Etsy & PayPal's shipping tools, I can only ship to the address on record.
I can ship to any country that accepts USPS deliveries. Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred. I cannot change the value on the customs record.
Feel free to email me for a quote on shipping multiple patterns. I can weigh your order and ask the Post Office for exact charges. If I can ship it cheaper than my posted rates, I'll refund any excess postage over $1.00
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FYI 1 - All instructions are in English.
FYI 2 - I do have a cat (allergy warning; my cat has such fine fur I find stray hairs in places he could *never* get to!) but he has little contact with my patterns. My home is smoke-free, but vintage books and trim may carry their own distinctive odors.