You need a 1630s Doublet!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man’s doublet circa 1630. Included are instructions for optional paning. Upper class and lower class instructions included. Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool, heavyweight silk
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
3 yds at least 45″ wide
wool felt or padding for shoulders
up to 30-5/8″ buttons for front closure
thin cardboard (optional)
corset boning or reeds (optional)
7-5/8″ buttons for arm closure (optional) br> silk ribbon (optional)
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