Men's Work Clothes & Underwear Patterns 

Union Suit

Originals were made of cotton knit stockinette, along with 100% cotton flannel. Available in the 1860's, but attained popularity in the 1870's.
Sizes S-M-L

Skill Level 1
$18 + $5 S&H

Two Piece Drawers

Most commonly worn throughout the 19th Century. Made of light weight muslin for summer and domet flannel for winter. Size S-M-L
Skill Level 1
$21 + $5 S&H

19th Century Bib Overalls

Originally known as "overalls with apron," it is constructed out of heavy drill, denim, or other heavy weight material. Popular in late 19th Century in rural laboring areas.
Size S-M-L

Skill Level 1
$17 + $3.50 S&H

Yoked Work Shirt, 
c. 1843-1870

Drafted in 1989 for Amistad. Original is from Ontario. This pattern makes a wonderful work shirt for the rural laborer/ranch-hand. Sizes S-M-L
Skill Level 1
$16 + $3.50 S&H

Fall Front Trousers,
c. 1800-1855

Also from Ontario, these straight-legged trousers were made of hand-woven cotton. Original pattern was drafted for Amistad in 1989. Sizes S-M-L
Skill Level 2
$16 + $5 S&H

Pattern Skill Levels

Level 1

Easy for period patterns construction. Basic sewing knowledge needed.
Level 2 Moderate detail, for experienced seamstresses.
Level 3 More detail, expert seamstress/tailoring skills needed. For Level 2's who want to graduate to a new level.
Level 3+ Expert seamstress' & tailors: use all skills!

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