A Manual for the 18th Century Shirtmaker
Our new book covers in detail the 18thc man's shirt. Learn how to do the fine stitching, gathering that are the hallmarks of the 18th century shirt and construct a shirt with techniques based on documented 18th century extant examples. Patterns for soldier's, gentlemen's and officer's shirt from 1750s-1780s are provided along with comprehensive step by step directions. Shirt Kits that include the Manual, fabric and thread are available. Shirt Buckles and Sleeve Buttons from At the Eastern Door are the accessories that complete the presentation of the 18th century shirt.