RH508 — Fruitseller or Common Woman's Dress sewing pattern

RH508 — Fruitseller or Common Woman's Dress sewing pattern

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

Make your 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 for ruffled-collared camisa or scoop-necked pleated camisa also included. 

Fits busts 28"-60" and waists 21"-52". 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; heavy linen or canvas for interlining; light linen for lining
Notions: thread, 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
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; Contrasting 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)

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