RH002 — 15th century Women’s Kirtle & Sleeves

(1 customer review)


15th century Medieval Women’s Kirtle sewing pattern



Make yourself the perfect High Medieval common woman’s dress

Now updated with a more period-appropriate sleeve!

Get our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 15th century Commonwoman’s Kirtle with long (A) or short (B) sleeves and pin-on Sleeves. Easy enough for a beginner.  Beautiful enough for an expert.

Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All Sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
light weight to coat weight wool
light linen for lining

Yardage Requirements:
Gown: 6 yds 45″ or 4½ yds 60″ wide
Lining (optional): 6 yds 45” or 4½ yds 60” wide
Sleeves 2 yds at least 45” wide

Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making.  Email us at and we will answer any questions you might have.


Additional information

Weight 175 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


Standard Sizing, Made to Measure

1 review for RH002 — 15th century Women’s Kirtle & Sleeves

  1. Christine

    I used linen as I wanted this for Pennsic. I lined the top, pleated the skirt in as I don’t like gathers on me. Worked up well. Did much of it by hand while talking with friends. Even the hand-worked lacing holes. It fits well, the back seam allowed me to fit the bodice to my small back.

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