Get all the slash and push your Landsknecht needs in this single pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Men’s early 16th century Wams (doublet) and Hosen (pants) as worn by Landsknechten. Pattern includes Open Wams with Brustfleck, Closed Wams, and Hosen with straight or Italianate slanted back seams. Detailed instructions. Embellishment suggestions included. Historical notes. Fits chests 34″-54″ and waists 28″-50″. All Sizes in one envelope.
Wams: wool twill or heavy silk
Hosen: wool twill (gabardine or wool flannel) DO NOT use wool jersey for Hosen
(optional for closed Wams)
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
(optional for either Wams)
light linen for lining
Brustfleck: wool or silk brocade
(optional lining) silk or fur
Hosen: 2 yds 60″ wide
Open Wams: 5 yds 60″ wide
Closed Wams: 3 yds 60″ wide
cord for points
(optional) buckram interfacing
(optional) twill tape or linen narrowware for waistband interfacing
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