RH313 — Medieval Irish Moy Gown


Medieval Women’s Irish Dress sewing pattern



Get this pattern by renown Irish clothing researcher Kass McGann and make yourself a Moy Gown!

You’ve been searching online for creative resources wanting to make a great reconstruction of accurate traditional celtic lady garb. You’ve been poring over lists of links, viewing photos, books for sale on amazon, every blog comment, costume community, webpage series, or flickr page you can find, including videos on YouTube, downloading apps…  Have you been making your SCA friends completely blue in the face?

Isn’t it time you got started on the real thing in comfort?

Whether your wedding is in June or November (or December, March, October, August or September), start your bridal reproduction now and make it to perfect with the only accurate Moy gown pattern that exists.

Buy our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes based on the surviving Irish medieval woman’s dress known as The Moy Gown dated from the 14th or 15th centuries. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All Sizes in one envelope. We offer plentiful historical notes and embellishment suggestions included in each pattern.

This garment can be made by machine, but the best results are handsewn.

Suggested Fabrics:
light weight to coat weight wool
(for authenticity don’t use brocade, leather, silk, linen or quilting cotton)

Yardage Requirements:
Gown: 6 yards 45″ or 4½ yards 60″ wide

Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at and we will answer any questions you might have.

Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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