18th Century Française Colonial Costuming
magasin de robe — dressmaking




Gracious permission to use or licensing agreements with Kannik's Korner, Suzanne Gousse and JPRyan patterns.
All interior stitching is done by machine. All visible stitching done by hand. Linings 100% cotton or 100% linen.


Jumps with Tied-on Sleeves & Hand-sewn Eyelets. Lined with linen and quilted, strong interfacing, 2 bones center front, bound with ribbon, ribbon lacing. Linen or Cotton - $135; Silk or Wool $150.

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French caps a specialty. Linen (3.5 oz or less) $25 to $45 depending upon style.

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Manteau-de-lit (bed jacket) based on Garsault's diagrams, pattern by Kannik's Korner. Available with a pocket slit and pleated side or no pocket slit with triangle side seam point. $50 to $100 depending upon size and fabric choice. Lining optional. Contrasting collar-facing and cuffs for additional charge.

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Jupon (petticoat) with ferretted bottom edge, pleated to waist ties, pocket slits. $30 - $60 depending upon fabric choice.

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Juste-au-corps, known affectionately as the "Chocolate Girl Jacket." Also called a mantelet. Lined, several cuff variations, skirt treatments and front fastenings (e.g., laced or pinned over stomachers or closed with ties or hooks and eyes). Sometimes bound with ribbon. Begins at $125, depending upon fabric choice.

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