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.
3 yds 45″ or 2 yds 60″ wide
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