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Here´s a resource for good costuming patterns or patterns that can be useful for costuming purposes.

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There's this idea that historical costume is made extra difficult by the fact that "people were smaller back then". This article demonstrates how that isn't true and tracks how patterns sizing has changed from the beginnings of home sewing patterns in the 1900s to the present day.

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Here is a site that sells historical patterns that may be helpful for your costuming needs.

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