Make a perfect Renaissance Florentine overgown with our easy pattern!
Your 15th century Italian Lady's Overgown awaits! Make an overgown (or Giornea) as worn in Florence and the Tuscan region from the 1470s through the end of the century. Pattern includes closed as well as open-sided giornea complete with embellishment suggestions.
Partners perfectly with RH509 for the upper-class Florentine look!
Fits busts 30½"-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: light weight to coat weight wool, heavy brocade, embroidered silk; heavy linen or canvas for interlining (optional); light linen or silk for lining
Notions: thread, hooks & eyes or cord and closed rings (thread eyelets may also be used), colourful ribbon or other embellishments as desired
Yardage Requirements: 6 yards 45" or 4½ yards 60" wide