Dress up in boys' clothes with our doublet pattern!
Buy our full-sized paper pattern for a beautiful women's doublet dating from 1585 with hidden laced closure, buttoned front, high collar, skirts, and padded epaulettes. Lacing holes inside the armscyes are for the attachment of decorative sleeves. Front of the doublet is boned so wearing a separate paire of bodies may not be necessary. Scoop-necked, sleeved, pointed-waist version also included in the same pattern.
Fits busts 28"-48" and waists 23"-41". All Sizes in one envelope.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: light weight to coat weight wool, linen, silk, velvet, brocade; light linen for lining, heavy linen or canvas for interlining, felt and canvas for collar and skirts, springy wool or cotton padding for shoulder rolls, silk for decorative slashing
Yardage Requirements: 2½ yds at least 45” wide for outer material, same for lining; 1 yard of interlining and/or canvas, ½ yd felt and padding