Buy this English Civil War Soldiers’ Coat pattern and get all the know-how of Reconstructing History!
Get our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man’s doublet circa 1640 or English Civil War Soldier’s Coat. Variations for ECW Buff Coat also given. 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
(buff coat) buff leather (sleeves optional)
3 yds at least 45″ wide or 12 sq. ft. 1/8″ buff leather
(doublet)wool felt or padding for shoulders
(doublet)7 – 5/8″ buttons for front closure
(soldier’s coat or buff coat) leather thong for front closure
thin cardboard for collar stiffening (optional)
corset boning or reeds (optional)
3 – 5/8″ buttons for arm closure (optional)
silk ribbon (optional)
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