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Period-inspired clothing and patterns for modern day

If you like the look and feel of period clothing and want to wear it for “everyday,” these stores carry patterns and clothing for you. The ready-made items are not authentic reproductions but rather new designs inspired by old-fashioned styles.

Women’s and Girls’ Clothing Sewn to Order

Shades of Wyldemor
American girl doll clothes, Nutcracker ballet, Clara dress, boy’s 1800’s suits, vests, knickers, Dicken era costumes, Civil War gowns, southern belle dresses, antebellum dress, Dickens reenacting attire, Victorian bustle dress gowns, SASS costumes, steampunk goth

Fanciful Notions

Bloomers4U.com This store has been listed on my site for at least ten years!
Custom Hand-Made Quality Bloomers for All Occasions!
Ladies’, girls’, toddlers’, infants’, and plus sizes
Ankle bloomers, bed-skirted bloomers, capri bloomers, knee bloomers, knickers (loose-legged), ankle pajamas (loose-legged), pantalettes (loose-legged), culottes (aka pants slip, split skirt), petticoats, half slips, short bloomers
Camisoles, many styles of chemises, corsets

Recollections This store has been listed on my site for at least ten years!
Romantic, Feminine Clothing Reminiscent of Centuries Past…
Ball gowns, bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, mourning gown, saloon dresses
Bathing costumes
Blouses, vests; dresses, skirts, and sets in calico, twill, and velvet
Shawls, outdoor capes, Victorian hats
Camisoles, petticoats, many styles of bloomers, corsets
Fancy skirts, sets, and tops
Girls’ dresses and pinafores
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Hint of History
Vintage-Inspired Patterns for Today
1910s patterns, girls’ patterns, dolls’ patterns

Sense & Sensibility Patterns
Winsome Clothing Patterns with an Old-Fashioned Appeal
Regency era, Romantic era, Edwardian era, 1910s Tea Gown pattern inspired by Titanic, Swing era
Doll patterns, paper dolls
Sewing tips, online sewing class, seamstress in residence

Patterns with Timeless Style
Patterns, patterns, patterns!
Patterns for vintage fashions and traditional ethnic garments from around the world
Sewing tips, photo gallery…very fun to browse, and I’m not even a sewer
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