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Free Vintage Detachable Collar Patterns

October 28, 2010 by Britex Fabrics 4 comment(s)

We have peered into our glittery glass ball, and predict that detachable collars are making a come-back! Here are over a dozen patterns for men's and women's detachable collars from the 1850s to the 1930s - update: you must log in to see these now! These are copied from collars in the collection of Tara Maginnis, and brought to us courtesy of the fine folks at The Costumer's Manifesto. One culd make starched and snowy white linen collars, paisley Liberty of London collars, or a plethora of colored collars to match ones mood. I am quite enamored with the "Lido" gent's wingtip collar… all I need is a dove grey frockcoat and an ebony cane! Of course, Britex Fabrics’ 2nd floor has many luxurious cottons, linens, and shirtings that would be eminently suitable for your next detachable collar.

4 Response to Free Vintage Detachable Collar Patterns

  • Lisa says:

    I do not see a link to the patterns. Just one to the Lido gents collar but none of the others. I'd love to see them.

    October 29, 2010 at 2:14 am

  • Britex Fabrics says:

    Aren't they fabulous!?! You can access the other collars either by clicking the illustration or the link -

    October 29, 2010 at 5:10 pm

  • Britex Fabrics says:

    It looks like The Costumer's Manifesto has made some changes, and now you need to log in in order to access the patterns. Here is the page of detachable collar general information. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how one can get an account!

    July 22, 2014 at 4:16 pm

  • June says:

    The link above to the collar patterns is not working. Is it no longer available?

    July 22, 2014 at 5:59 am