Make your own peascod belly with our pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man’s doublet circa 1570s-1600. Included are instructions for optional peascod belly. Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool, heavyweight silk
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
3 yds at least 45″ wide
wool felt or padding for belly
up to 30-5/8″ buttons for front closure
cotton or wool batting (optional)
7-5/8″ buttons for arm closure (optional)
silk ribbon (optional)
Never made anything for yourself before? Don’t worry! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will answer any questions you might have!