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We want to purchase software to create historically accurate sewing patterns sized for individual bodies, not perfect ones.
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    Original 1860s Gown Pattern (digital)

    A scaled-down digital copy of the pattern of an original 1867 Pingat evening gown held in a museum collection, the inspiration for our first pattern.

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    Custom bodice or shirt sloper

    One bodice or shirt sloper will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you and e-mailed as a PDF, printable on 8 1/2" x 11" paper

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    Custom bodice or shirt sloper (paper)

    One bodice or shirt sloper will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you within the US.

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    Custom 1860s bodice pattern (digital)

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy of our first pattern, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice. It will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, and e-mailed as a PDF, printable on 8 1/2" x 11" paper

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    Custom 1860s bodice pattern (paper)

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy of our first pattern, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice. It will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you within the US.

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    Custom 1860s skirt pattern (paper)

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy of our stunning 1860s Pingat evening skirt pattern, drafted to your measurements, printed and mailed to you within the US.

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    Custom 1860s Pattern Set (paper)

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy each of our first patterns, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice and skirt. They will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you within the US.

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    Any future Dragonrose pattern

    Receive a certificate which will be good for any future full Dragonrose pattern, when you choose to redeem it.

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    1860s Dress Pattern + Sloper (paper)

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy each of our first patterns, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice and skirt, as well as a custom bodice sloper. They will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you anywhere in the world.

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    Any Future Pattern + Sloper

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy of the Dragonrose pattern of your choice, as well as a custom bodice sloper. They will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you anywhere in the world. The sloper will be sent to you by December 2016, and your certificate for the future pattern will never expire. If we make our stretch goal, we will add an additional pattern of your choice at standard size to this reward.

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    Embroidered wool bashlik

    Bashlik (hooded scarf) in black or red wool, made from an original 1880s pattern and machine embroidered in gold. Although historically accurate, bashliks are also incredibly practical and comfortable with modern winterwear, and we all know winter is coming!

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    1860s + Any other + Sloper

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy each of our first patterns, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice and skirt, as well as a custom bodice sloper. They will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you anywhere in the world. In addition, you will receive a certificate for an additional Dragonrose pattern of your choice, also drafted to your measurements. This certificate will never expire. If we make our stretch goal of $13,500, we will add an additional pattern of your choice at standard size to this reward.

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    Hand-stitched 18th c cap

    100% linen woman's day cap, appropriate for mid-late 18th century, entirely hand-stitched, starched and pressed and mailed to you.

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    ALL THE THINGS

    You will be one of the first to receive one copy each of our first patterns, the 1860s Pingat evening bodice and skirt, as well as a custom bodice sloper. They will be digitally drafted to measurements provided by you, printed at full size and mailed to you anywhere in the world. In addition, you will receive a certificate for an additional Dragonrose pattern of your choice, also drafted to your measurements. This certificate will never expire. If we make our stretch goal of $13,500, we will add an additional pattern of your choice at standard size to this reward.
    We will also make and send you a Bashlik (hooded scarf) in black or red wool, made from an original 1880s pattern and machine embroidered in gold.

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    Pattern of the Garment of your Choice

    We will draft and grade any historical scaled pattern to your measurements. This can be a pattern of a garment you own that you can send us for patterning, one published in a book, on a website or in a period fashion magazine. If you can get a pattern or garment into our hands, we can adapt it for you, print and mail it anywhere in the world. *DISCLAIMER: this pledge pays for our time, not the pattern itself. You must provide the pattern or garment and it may not be sold unless you have the rights to do so. We will not infringe anyone's copyright.*

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    Made-to-measure Victorian ballgown

    The "economy" gown. Your choice of 1850s, 1860s or 1870s. No train, no trim, but still made in your choice of silk taffeta, with a fully boned and lined bodice, made to provided measurements using a combination of theatrical and historically accurate techniques. Does not include corset or underpinnings and will come to you un-hemmed for adjustment over your hoop or bustle. Also does not include muslin mockup or in-person fitting, and thus may require some minor alterations upon arrival.

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    Custom Victorian Evening Gown

    Receive a completely finished silk taffeta recreation of the 1860s Pingat evening gown as shown in the photo above, in the color of your choice. The original model garment won the 2016 Costume Society of America's Designer Showcase, and can be recreated at any size with our software. Includes muslin mockup or in-person fitting (you must travel to Columbus, Ohio for in-person fitting), all labor and materials as shown. Any changes in materials or trim may incur an additional cost but are available.

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    Handmade gift

    Receive a small handmade gift from your creators as a thank you for your support!

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