RH101 — Bodice and Petticote

(1 customer review)


17th century Women’s Outfit sewing pattern



Make the perfect Pilgrim or Cavalier Lady’s outfit with this pattern!

You need our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for English-, French- and Dutchwomen’s bodices and petticotes (jackets and skirts) with optional stomacher appropriate for the 1630s; and Women’s Common or Middle Class bodice and petticote appropriate for the 1630s through 1660s. Included are low, open front bodice to be worn with stomacher or closed, high front, boned or stiffened lining, wide or narrow sleeves with optional paning, continguous gored or attached tabbed skirting. Petticote options include hooked or tied waistband with slits for pocket access. Upper class and lower class instructions included.

All Sizes in one envelope. Fits bust 30½”-48″ and waist 23″-41″. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
wool, silk, linen for lining

Yardage Requirements:
Bodice 2¼ yards at least 45″ wide
lining 2¼ yards at least 45″ wide
Petticote 3 yards at least 45″ wide
lining (optional) 3 yards at least 45″ wide

buckram or stiff linen
(boned bodice) corset boning or 7mm half-oval reeds
(stomacher) wooden busk
hooks and eyes for front closure
silk ribbon (optional)

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Additional information

Weight 165 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


Standard Sizing, Made to Measure

1 review for RH101 — Bodice and Petticote

  1. Mary Worth

    The pattern fit first time with little alterations. Great fit in the end. Great results overall. I love this pattern.

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