Make your 17th century underwear with our easy-to-use pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for men’s and women’s shirts. Variations include three different sleeves and two collar options. Wider, noble shirt options also included. Multisized to fit chests 32″-60″. Embellishment suggestions included.
3 oz – 5 oz linen, white, natural or half-bleached
Medium shirt ” 2¼ yards ~57″ wide
Large shirt ” 2¼ yards ~57″ wide
Small shift ” 3¼ yards ~57″ wide
Large shift ” 3½ yards ~57″ wide
all: linen or silk sewing thread, or equivalent
optional for all: bobbin lace, needlelace, or cutwork trim, silk embroidery floss
Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will answer any questions you might have.