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RH501 — Saxon (Cranach) Gown sewing pattern

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Simply the best Cranach gown pattern available!

The Woman's Saxon Gown, commonly referred to as "The Cranach Gown", was a German noblewoman's gown popular in the 16th century. It's a fantastic look for your Renaissance German look. High-neck and low-neck variations included.

Fits busts 30½"-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: silk velvet, drapery velvet, cotton velveteen, silk brocade, heavy wool or other natural fibre with good drape; linen or canvas for interlining; light linen or silk for lining
Notions: thread, cord for front closure and elbow void lacing, closed rings, brocade trim, beading (optional)
Gown: 10 yards 45" or 6 yards 60" wide (w/ nap) 9 yds 45" or 5 yds 60" wide (w/o nap); Interlining (bodice & sleeves only): 4½ yards 45" or 1½ yards 60" (w/o nap); Lining (bodice only): 3 yards 45" or 1 yard 60" wide (w/o nap)

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