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#0316 Edwardian Mens Cycling Breeches about 1890 Sewing Pattern Size US 34-48 (EU 44-58) PDF Download

#0316 Edwardian Mens Cycling Breeches about 1890 Sewing Pattern Size US 34-48 (EU 44-58) PDF Download

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This is a DIGITAL sewing pattern for men´s cycling breeches worn about 1890.

At the beginning of the 19th century long trousers replaced the knee length breeches worn through the centuries before. They became suitable for day as for evening wear, knee length trousers continued to be worn for popular sports like riding, hunting and cycling.
With the invention of the “safety bicycle” circa 1890 brought on the bicycle craze in Europe and North America. Parallel to the growing bicycle industry, the fashion industry developed specific clothing, shoes, socks and hats for cyclists. The cycling dresses were advertised in sporting magazines, as well as fashion magazines.
Cycling breeches of the late 19th century were made from midweight and solid wool fabrics, cotton twill and linen.

Also suitable for steampunk costumes.

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This is a DIGITAL pattern (PDF), you can download both size ranges and languages after payment has been confirmed.
The pattern comes with detailed and illustrated sewing instructions in English and German. It is a multi-size sewing pattern, you can choose between Sizes US 34-44 (EU 44-54) and Sizes US 46-56 (EU 56-66). A seam allowance of 5/8" (1,5cm) is included in my patterns.
The pattern is ready to be printed out on DIN A4 or US Letter. Format DIN A0 to be printed at a plotter / copy-shop comes with a second email at no additional costs.

The sewing pattern itself consists of:
Size US 34-44 (EU 44-54): 24 pages A4/US letter or 1 1/2 A0
Size US 46-56 (EU 56-66): 33 pages A4/US letter or 2A0


Fabric recommended: tweed, wool fabrics, cotton twill fabrics

Fabric required:

Size US 34-44 (EU 44-54):
Trousers: 1.7yds (1,5m) with a width of 55“ (140cm)
Lining: 0.7yds. (0,6m) with a width of 55“ (140cm)

Size 46-56 (EU 56-66):
Trousers: 2.2yds (2m) with a width of 55“ (140cm)
Lining: 0.8yds. (0,7m) with a width of 55“ (140cm)

For all sizes:
Linen: 0.3yds (0,2m) with a width of 35“ (90cm)
22 Buttons 5/8“ (1,5cm), trousers hook and bar (sew on)
optional: buckle 1“ (2,5cm)

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#0316 Edwardianische Herren Fahrradhose um 1890 Schnittmuster Größe EU 44-66 PDF Download

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Ottimo modello ma non corrispondono le taglie

Ottimo modello e chiare le istruzioni ma da tabella misure avrei dovuto tagliare la 46...per sicurezza ho tagliato la 48 e ho dovuto ancora allargarli... Forse la 50 era corretta