All posts tagged: Mantle

Hand coloured mezzotint showing three figures in 18th century dress: a gentleman in a red coat and black breeches between a lady in a yellow dress with white mantle, and a lady in a white dress with blue sash

Fabric requirements for the upcoming Scroop + Virgil’s Fine Goods Mantle Patterns

The mini-collection of Scroop + Virgil’s Fine Goods mantle patterns are due to launch the first week of December, and we’re SO excited about them! Apparently you’re so excited too, because we’ve been receiving messages asking about the fabric requirements for the upcoming patterns, so you can shop the Black Friday sales for your fabric and get sewing as soon as the pattern launches. As always, happy to help!  Here are the suggested fabrics and requirements for each pattern, so you can start shopping and dreaming 💛 Sizing: All three patterns will be available in four sizes which cover the full Scroop + Virgil’s Size Range of 30”/76cm bust to 52”/115cm bust.  Because mantle patterns are so adaptable, the patterns will easily fit larger and smaller sizes as well. The Patterns: The Marie Mantle:  1740-1779  The Marie is an unlined short mantle with two body views and an optional small hood.  The pattern includes instructions on self-fabric trim variations, as well as instructions on making it in lace or gauze in addition to standard fabrics like …