Please note you can get this pattern printed in black and white for about $2-3 US per A0 page if you shop for a good price or use an online copy shop.
This is not a printed pattern. It is a download of a digital file. You will receive several files immediately upon purchase that will be sent to the email used to order. You will receive several letter size files: How to print, the front and back cover, and the sewing instructions. You will also receive several A0 size files. You will receive the entire pattern in color solid lines in 9 pages, the entire pattern in black and white dashed lines in 9 pages, and also 2 files split by size. One file has sizes 6-14 in 5 pages and the other has sizes 16-34 in 7 pages. All of the black A0 files have size layers. This means you can print just the size(s) you want. You can print the A0 files full size at a copy shop or online printer or you can tile the A0 pages and print just your size on your home printer by using the "poster" option in Adobe Acrobat. Here is a link to instructions on how to use this option on the Adobe help page.
Wrapper, Work Dress, Morning Gown, Maternity Dress
Ladies 1840-1860 Wrapper 3 Sleeve Variations
2 Collars & Belt or Drawstring Option
Misses Sizes 6 - 34 All in the Pattern with Size Layers
1840s-1860 Ladies Adjustable Morning Dress, Wrapper, and Maternity Dress; with two, one or no darts, depending on the desired fit, bishop, coat and close sleeves as well as a mancheron or cap sleeve, and three different collar options. Approximately 1840's-1860's. View A is a bishop sleeved wrapper with a piped jewel neckline, which can be left open over a fancy petticoat. View B is a close sleeved wrapper with mancherons and a standing collar. View C is a coat sleeved wrapper with a flat collar which can be cut large or small. All views have a one-piece front, cartridge pleated skirt and a optional drawstring. This dress was called different things according to the style and fabric. It is a morning dress. If left undarted and loose at the waist it is a wrapper. If darted, confined at the waist with a belt, and made with finer materials it is a gown suitable for a wider range of occasions. If it is made of materials that will wash, or wool and finished plain, it can be called a work dress. Worn loose it can be worn for maternity.
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