-patterns from der bazar- corsets-1870s

The periodical Harper’s Bazar contained many reproductions of articles that appeared in Der Bazar. These included a lot of needlework, which deserves to be covered in full, but also clothing patterns. A great number of these are for wraps and other garments that would display the fine stitching of the readers but there are also a number of articles that covered the cutting and assembly of more complex garments.

Thanks to HEARTH and Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf we can piece together the pattern supplements and texts across both prints.

Der Bazar › XVI. Jahrgang. 1870. › Nr. 33.


This volume seems to be missing the supplemental pages. However the instructions to assemble the pieces are included.

Der Bazar › XVIII. Jahrgang. 1872. › Nr. 27.





Patterns, diagrams and illustrations

These diagrams also appear a month later (August 24, 1872) in Harper’s Bazar. I have created a page for these detailed instructions here.

Der Bazar › 21. Jahrgang. 1875. › Nr. 41.


Unfortunately no pattern but here is a new way (in these periodicals) to cut the front panel in three, so that the two bust gores are supported from each side individually.

Der Bazar  › 22. Jahrgang. 1876. › Nr. 43.


Again no supplemental pages

Der Bazar › 23. Jahrgang. 1877. › Nr. 33.





Pattern pieces 20-25, 26-31