RH018 — 14th century Women’s Smock or Chemise


14th century Medieval Chemise sewing pattern



Make this simple but lovely women’s smock

Even if you aren’t a Bohemian Bathhouse Babe, there is substantive evidence that some medieval women wore a sleeveless shift or smock under their tight-fitting kirtles or cotes, just like we see in on the Bathhouse Keepers in the margins of the Wencelslaus Bible.

Buy our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th century sleeveless smock or shift based on pictorial evidence and an extant example.

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

Suggested Fabrics:
lightweight linen

Yardage Requirements:
3 yds 45″ or 2 yds 60″ wide

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Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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