RH301 — Shinrone Irish Renaissance Gown

(1 customer review)


16th century Irish Women’s Dress sewing pattern



Wear what the Irish really wore!  The Gown that started Reconstructing History!

Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes to make a replica of the Shinrone gown bog find with open, darted bodice, hanging sleeves and standing collar. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits busts 30½”-50″ and waists 23″-41″ with instructions to alter for larger or smaller sizes. Waistline is expandable to accommodate pregnancy. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
sturdy (non-stretchy) dress-weight (~10oz) wool flannel (original was a 2/1 twill). Fabric must be able to hold its shape.

Yardage Requirements:
8 yds 45″ wide or 7 yds 60″ wide

matching cord (optional)
buttons (optional)

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Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable

1 review for RH301 — Shinrone Irish Renaissance Gown

  1. Jo Clark

    Hi, I purchased the pattern through Amazon. As I am from Shinrone, Co. Offaly I’m very proud you have reproduced this dress.

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