RH504 — Kampfrau or Common Woman’s Dress

(1 customer review)


16th century German Women’s Gown sewing pattern



Get this simple but beautiful German Renaissance gown in our pattern!

Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 16th century German Commonwoman’s Gown with plain or slashed sleeves and gathered or pleated skirts. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All Sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
light weight to coat weight wool
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
light linen for lining

Yardage Requirements:
Gown: 6 yds 45″ or 4½ yds 60″ wide
Interlining: 2 yds 45″ or 1 yds 60″ wide
(bodice & sleeves only)
Lining: ½ yd 45″ or 60″ wide
(bodice only)

hooks & eyes or cord and closed rings (for front closure)
two-inch and three-inch wide strips of contrasting wool for guards, as many as desired

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

Additional information

Weight 155 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable

1 review for RH504 — Kampfrau or Common Woman’s Dress

  1. Jennifer Trumbore

    I have made this dress at least 3 times now, and love it every time. The pattern is easy to follow and results in a good looking, comfortable gown.

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