The Poiret Cocoon Coat, by Paul Poiret, generally credited for freeing women from 19th century corsets. Designed around 1913-19.
Folkwear sewing patterns have been used since the 1970s by costumers in theatre, film, dance, tv, and reenactors and anyone who enjoys sewing and dressing in classic clothing. These detailed patterns help you make timeless garments, and include cultural and historical information. Also included are tips for construction and ideas to help you customize your pattern.