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.
light weight to coat weight wool
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
light linen for lining
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
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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