Drafting Trousers with Devere

In this free guide, I will show you step by step how to draft a basic pair of civilian trousers, based on Devere’s system of cutting from 1866.

Drafting an 1860s Frock Coat

Learn how to draft and fit a Civil War period frock coat using the 1866 guide by Louis Devere.

Constructing a Federal Enlisted Frock Coat

Learn to recreate – step-by-step, and in exacting detail – a Federal Enlisted Frock Coat of the Civil War.

Constructing a Civilian Frock Coat

Learn step-by-step how to tailor an 1860s period Civilian frock coat!