Laughing Moon #129 Ladies' Wrapping Front Spencer Pattern
Ladies' Regency Wrapping Front Spencer c.1798-1809
The popular short jacket of the Regency era!
This complete pattern gives you 4 collar options and 3 back styling variations giving you freedom to create a unique outerwear garment!
All views have a wrapping front with a two piece sleeve with attached cuff. All views have four total darts that have the option to be converted to gathers. In addition to the variations below, there is an option for a lower neckline with no collar.
View A has a ruffled collar.
View B has a long falling collar and a ruffled back.
View C has a tall falling collar and pleats at the center back. You can also opt to omit the falling part of the collar and have just a standing collar.
Fabric: wool, cotton, linen, or silk. View C is best made with wool because of the construction of the high collar. Printed or figured, striped or plain, embroidered, spangled, or all over motifs
Interfacing: View B - hair canvas; View C - linen collar interfacing
Lining: unbleached muslin or silk habotai (China silk)
Notions: 2 yards cotton or linen tape, 3/8" wide
Sizes included: Bust - 31.5" to 56"
Pattern comes printed on white bond paper with multi-color size lines in a 11.25" x 8.5" plastic pouch.