Make a whole 17th century infantry outfit with this great RH pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for musketeer or pikeman’s doublet, jerkin, cassock and breeches based on the illustrations in Exercise of Armes by Jacob De Gheyn (various editions from 1597 through 1640). Fits chests 34″-54″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
wool, linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
3 yds at least 45″ wide for doublet
2 yds at least 45″ wide for jerkin
2 yds at least 60″ wide for cassock
3 yds at least 36″ wide for breeches
wool felt or padding for shoulders
up to 30-5/8″ buttons for front closure
7-5/8″ buttons for arm closure (optional)
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