Kass models her reconstruction of RH313 - the Moy Gown. A medieval kirtle dress found in an Irish bog.
Kass models her reconstruction of RH313 - the Moy Gown. A medieval kirtle dress found in an Irish bog.
Medieval Irish Common Woman's Dress (or kirtle) pattern cover, showing two women in representations of the dress.
Medieval Irish Common Woman Dress sewing pattern back cover
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models her reconstruction of RH313 - the Moy Gown. A medieval kirtle dress found in an Irish bog.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Kass models her reconstruction of RH313 - the Moy Gown. A medieval kirtle dress found in an Irish bog.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Medieval Irish Common Woman's Dress (or kirtle) pattern cover, showing two women in representations of the dress.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Medieval Irish Common Woman Dress sewing pattern back cover

RH313 — Medieval Irish Moy Gown sewing pattern

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Get this pattern by renowned 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 Irish lady garb. You've been poring over lists of links, viewing photos, books, every blog comment, costume community, webpage series, or flickr page you can find, including videos on YouTube, downloading apps... Isn't it time you got started on the real thing in comfort? Start your reproduction now and make it 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 28"-60" and waists 21"-52". All Sizes included in the pattern.

Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.

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

Suggested Fabrics: light weight to coat weight wool \n(for authenticity don't use brocade, leather, silk, linen or quilting cotton)
Yardage Requirements: Gown: 6 yards 45" or 4½ yards 60" wide 

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