Reconstructing History

Reconstructing History aims to be your one-stop shop for the finest patterns for historical clothing and the supplies you need to make them. Owned and operated by internationally-noted historical clothing researcher Kass McGann, Reconstructing History has patterns for clothing from 10th-century Heian Japan to the Napoleonic era (1812).

Reconstructing History features outstanding customer service, historically accurate cut and construction, easy to follow instructions, and high-quality, heavy paper (not flimsy tissue).

In addition to sewing patterns, they offer shoes, ready-to-wear and custom clothing, books and more.