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Period Clothing and Accessory Kits

We are now offering some kits for making certain items from our patterns. We hope that offering correct fabrics and notions will help our customers make better reproductions. Some of the fabrics are difficult to find, so this is a service we hope you will enjoy!

If you have any questions about these items, feel free to contact us.


Braces Kit
to wear with early 1800s Trousers.

This is a kit for making the suspenders, or "braces", for which the pattern is given in our high waisted trousers pattern KK-4303.

The kit contains:
- 4 feet of strapping (1-1/4" wide)
- Pre-cut linen tabs for the adjustable buckle end and the rear button end of the strapping
- Two brass suspender buckles
- Instructions.

Required but not included:
- Thread
- 4 buttons 3/4 or 7/8 diameter bone buttons or button molds (to cover with fabric matching trousers) to sew to trousers.

Strapping is approximately 1-1/4" wide, and the colors and patterns vary. The price of the kit varies, depending on the strapping selected. Linen color and weight varies.

The style and construction of these suspenders or braces is inspired by the specifications in an 1812 French Imperial decree. 

Please email us for availability of style preferred.
Selection may change due to availability of webbing.


CK-BK-2 Braces Kit - Plain Ivory Webbing
Cotton ivory straps, with linen for tabs.

$28.00 per kit
Please email for availability.


CK-BK-3 Braces Kit - Ivory with red stripe Webbing
Cotton ivory with one narrow red center stripe straps, with linen for tabs.

$28.00 per kit
Please email for availability.


CK-BK-1 Braces Kit - Diamond Webbing
Natural and cream diamond pattern strap, natural linen for tabs.

Diamond pattern webbing kits
SOLD OUT

See ready-mades page.