In the Historical Notes included with the pattern, Past Patterns introduces you to never before published images and documentation. Past Patterns traces apron front (bib) overalls from 1838 to 1901 using art, daguerreotypes, original 19th century apron front overalls, pattern drafting manuals, mail order and wholesale catalogs and United States government documents.
The pattern is multi-sized, waist 32-52. In 45" wide fabric, waist size 32 requires 2-7/8 Yds.; waist size 36 requires 3-1/8 Yds.; waist size 40 requires 3-1/4 Yds.; waist size 44 requires 3-1/3 Yds.; waist size 48 requires 3-3/8 Yds.; waist size 52 requires 3-1/2 Yds