Stylish suits with "knickerbocker" pants were worn by American boys from the 1880s through the 1930s. This PDF pattern includes five garments:
Dress Shirt with turn-down collar, button front placket, shoulder yoke, and box-pleated back;
Knickers with front pleats, working pockets, and faux front fly;
Single-Breasted Waistcoat, fully lined, with convertible collar;
Newsboy Cap with paneled crown topped with fabric-covered button;
Necktie sewn in a four-in-hand knot.
Recommended Fabrics: Shirt: cotton poplin, gingham, chambray, or shirting fabric; Suit: Wool or linen suiting, cotton twill, featherwale corduroy; Lining: Imperial batiste or Bemberg rayon.
-Shirt: 1/3 yard lightweight woven fabric. Wrong side of fabric will be visible on shirt placket, so select a fabric without an obvious "wrong" side.
-Suit: 1/2 yard medium weight woven fabric
-Lining: 1/3 yard lightweight woven fabric
-Tie: Scrap (6" x 10") of tie silk, silk jacquard, or cotton pique
-Notions: Thread; scrap (6" x 8") lightweight fusible interfacing; scrap (2" x 6" of buckram or heavyweight sew-in interfacing; 5 - 3/8" shirt buttons; 4 - 3/8" suit buttons; 3/4" cover button kit; 1/4 yard 3/8" elastic for waistband; 1/4 yard 1/4" elastic for necktie
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 31 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Sew!
This pattern goes together beautifully. It makes a great pair of knickers for any boy doll. Considering the amount of detail in this suit it went together rather quickly with its clear instructions and well marked pattern pieces.
This was a great pattern with clear instructions, very user friendly. This doll is a 21” doll from the early 1900. My grandmother had dressed him as a baby for the last 100 years. I decided it was time to grow him up a bit. I had to make a few adjustments to the length and width, but the pattern made it very easy to do so
This is the second pattern I have purchased from you and both times it has worked well, your instructions have been very clear and for myself learning as I go they were a big help.