Be Henry VIII!
This gown and jerkin were worn by wealthy commoners and noblemen during the Northern Renaissance period of Henry VIII and "Bloody" Mary Tudor, and was common across Europe. Pattern includes Early Tudor nobleman's shirt, doublet and hosen for wear over nobleman's doublet and hosen (RH605).
Fits chests 34" to 54" and waists 28"to 50". 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.
Velvet, silk brocade, heavy silk or fine wool
(optional) Lining: 3-5oz linen or light (8mm) silk
(optional) Interlining: heavy linen or buckram
(optional) Gown lining: fur
Notions: thread, (optional) buckram or heavy linen interlining, (optional) twill tape or linen narrowware for waistband interfacing
Yardage Requirements (Jerkin and Gown):
Outer fabric (napped) 6 yds 60” wide
Outer fabric (w/o nap) 4½ yds 60” wide
(optional) Full Lining 4½ yds 60” wide
(optional) Partial Lining 2 yds 60” wide
(optional) Body Interlining 1 yd 36” wide