18th Century Robes à la Française

Additional Resources

How to Make a Contouche, also known as sack back dress, saque, or robe à la française

Carolyn (brocadegoddess) Dress Diary

The Dreamstress 1775 robe a la francaise (Lady Anne Darcy's wedding dress) dress diary

Robe à la Française Tutorial, using a Butterick pattern

Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen’s dresses & their construction c. 1660-1860

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century Reconstructing History: 1740's - 1770's Robe Francais or Sacque Gown pattern

JP Ryan's Pet-en-l'air or Robe à la Française pattern