RH508 — Fruitseller or Common Woman’s Dress


Italian Renaissance Outfit sewing pattern



Get a complete common Italian woman’s outfit in this easy pattern!

Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 16th century Italian Commonwoman’s Gown as seen in the work of Vincenzo Campi. Pattern includes tie-on sleeves, center or side-back closure, and gathered or pleated skirts. Instructions fro ruffled-collared camisa or scoop-necked pleated camisa also included.  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 with matching sleeves: 6 yds 45″ or 4½ yds 60″ wide
Gown without sleeves: 4 yds 45″ or 3 yds 60″ wide
Constrasting sleeves: 2 yds 45″ or 1½ yds 60″ wide
Lining: 2 yds 45″ or 1½ yds 60″ wide
(bodice & sleeves only)
Interlining: ½ yd 45″ or 60″ wide
(bodice only)

hooks & eyes or cord and closed rings (thread eyelets may also be used)
two-inch and three-inch wide strips of contrasting wool or colourful ribbon for guards, as many as desired

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Additional information

Weight 195 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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