Pattern Books


Arnold, J. (1977). Patterns of Fashion 1 (1660-1869). Macmillan Publishers, Ltd. London.

Baumgarten, L. (2002). What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Baumgarten, L & Watson, J. (1999). Costume Close-Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Burnston, S.& Scurlock, L. (2000). Fitting & Proper. Scurlock Pub Co. (Currently out of print)

Waugh, N. (1968). The Cut of Women’s Clothes: 1600-1930. Routledge.New York, NY.

Waugh, N. (1987). The Cut of Men’s Clothes: 1600-1900.Routledge.New York, NY.


Lynn, E. (2010). Underwear: Fashion in Detail. V & A Publishing. London.

Salen, J. (2008). Corsets: Historical Patterns & Techniques. Costume & Fashion Press. Hollywood.

Waugh, N. (1990). Corsets and Crinolines. Routledge. New York, NY.