Use our easy pattern to make a complete common woman's outfit!
Outfit yourself for the Northern Renaissance period of Henry VIII and "Bloody" Mary Tudor. You get a front- or back-lacing kirtle with long or short sleeves, optional cuffs and pin-on sleeves. Also included are two styles of partlet, apron, and cap appropriate for common women, and directions for a smock.
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Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Kirtle and Sleeves: light weight to coat weight wool, light linen for lining
Partlet, Cap, Smock and Apron: light linen
Kirtle: 6 yds 45" or 4½ yds 60" wide
Lining (optional): 6 yds 45” or 4½ yds 60” wide
Smock 3 yds at least 60” wide
Sleeves 2 yds at least 45” wide
Apron 2 yds at least 45” wide
Cap ½ yd at least 45” wide
Partlet 1 yd at least 45” wide