RH304 — Irish & Scottish Man’s Léine


16th century Irish Men’s Shirt sewing pattern



Get the most authentic men’s Léine pattern from acclaimed researcher Kass McGann!

Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man’s léine or saffron shirt with options for modern or 16th century fabric widths. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits up to 55″ chest with instructions to fit larger chests. Embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
3-5oz linen, white, natural, half-bleached or yellow

Yardage Requirements:
4½ yards ~57″ wide

40/2 linen thread or equivalent

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Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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