Many of you will be seeking sewing patterns with a costume
or festive theme. Simplicity have a range of dressmaking patterns suitable for Victorian Christmas street
fairs and nativity plays. They also have sewing patterns for Santa outfits for Christmas parties and other
festive activities such as fancy dress parties. These seasonal
featured here are courtesy of Simplicity Sewing Patterns. Such patterns are
cut to modern day body measurements and are fairly easy to follow. All
these patterns were available at the time of updating this page in
this page, I have selected some patterns which reflect Xmas and fantasy
dressing. You can see more fancy dress choices on the next page. You will find many more costume sewing patterns at
plus images of the back views and yardage requirements. Choose from
patterns for male costumes, women, children and toddlers as well as Disney
costumes, Victorian, Civil War or Renaissance re-enactment.
What better start to the holiday season than
being a participant player at a Christmas Fair
or Carol service. If so, Simplicity Patterns 4851 and 4393 are just the costumes you need. Maybe dressing up as an elf, a Father Xmas Santa or as Mother Xmas is more your
Simplicity sewing pattern 4393 is the answer. By using the very best materials and the pattern above, you can produce a high quality, plush Father Christmas costume.
Get more ideas for these
funny Santa Claus pictures.
Simplicity Pattern 4046
Simplicity Pattern 5373
Or if you are younger and a little friskier,
you may see yourself in this playgirl version of Ms Christmas with
Simplicity sewing pattern 4046. You could though opt to be
and angel or a witch with Simplicity Pattern 5373.
If you see yourself as a fairy maybe this pattern 5363 below would
give you your wings.
Simplicity Pattern 4795
Simplicity Pattern 4213
What a great selection of adult biblical costumes
from Simplicity sewing
patterns4795 (adults) and 4213.
Simplicity Pattern 4797 is
children's version of 4795. These
costumes are suitable not only for any nativity play, but also easily
adapted for Easter and other biblical plays too.
Simplicity Pattern 5794 is a
full length cover-up cloak and a great idea for a top layer over
any historical costume or fancy dress. Simplicity Pattern 4947
would be an elegant cape for a modern or costumed miss too.
The cape could be adapted to a festive red Christmas cape with white marabou or other fur trim.
Simplicty.com to see many more excellent sewing patterns. Each
pattern can be given your own individual touch with a personal
decorative finish, making the finished article a totally individual made
to measure costume. Visit Simplicity for fuller details on fabric
yardage and back views.
All thumbnail images of
patterns here are courtesy of
My special thanks to Simplicity
Page added 4 November 2005.
See Topics Below for More Ideas onChristmas Traditions, Customs, and Recipes
Fashion-Era.com looks at women's costume and fashion history and analyses the mood of an era. Changes in technology, leisure, work, cultural and moral values. Homelife and politics also
contribute to lifestyle trends, which in turn influence the clothes we wear. These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period.
Fashion-Era.com can take no responsibility for any information on the site which may cause you error, loss or costs incurred from use of the information and links either directly or
indirectly. This site is owned, designed, written and developed by author: Pauline Thomas and Guy Thomas. This site is designed to be viewed in 1024 X 768 or higher.
Before you write to me for costume/fashion help or information please, please consult the extensive sitemap which lists all our pages. If you still cannot find the answer after searching the site, then before you email me, please consider if you are prepared to make a donation to the website.
Donations Reader's donations help this site flourish, in particular donations encourage me to write more articles on fashion history as well as current trends. PayPal
allows anyone with a credit card to donate easily and securely. You may donate any sum you feel appropriate.
For superb Victorian or Edwardian re-enactment costumes in USA, try the reproduction costume range at: recollections.biz