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.
light weight to coat weight wool
light linen for lining
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
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