Get yourself a simple Renaissance outfit all in one pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Elizabethan Loose Gown and Kirtle with matching Sleeves based on extant examples in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg, Germany. Kirtle features interlining for shape, applied decoration, eyeleted back closure, and tie-on sleeves. Gown can be mid-calf or floor length and features a straight or cut-away front, applied decoration, relaxed puff or padded sleeves, and a stand collar.
Fits busts 28"-48" and waists 23"-41". All Sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: Kirtle & Sleeves: medium weight silk or linen; Gown: silk velvet, plush, or brocade
Yardage Requirements: Kirtle outer material & lining 4 yds (each) at least 45" wide, hem linings & facings 1½ yds (each) at least 45" wide, center panel 2 yds at least 45" wide; Gown outer material (with nap) 8 yds at least 45" wide, outer material (without nap) 4 yds at least 45" wide, lining 4 yds at least 45" wide; Sleeves outer material 2 yds at least 45" wide, lining 2 yds at least 45" wide, brocade decoration 2 yd at least 45" wide
Notions (optional): Bias Tape: 3 yds at least 2" wide, Hem Binding: 4 yds (each) at least 2" wide, Sleeve Foundation: ½ yard buckram, Sleeve Ribbon: 1½ yds 1" wide ribbon, 24 to 30 frogs or other closures, Cording and appliqué to taste