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Get the perfect Renaissance Florentine dress pattern!
Make a 16th century Italian Woman's Outfit as worn in Florence and the Tuscan region from the beginning of the century until about 1525. Pattern includes tie-on sleeves, center or side-back closure, and gathered or pleated skirts. Instructions for camicia (shift).
Fits busts 28"-60" and waists 21"-52". All sizes in one envelope.
Or order a Made to Measure pattern in your personal measurements.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: light weight wool or silk taffeta; heavy linen or canvas for interlining; light linen for lining; linen for camicia
Notions: thread, 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, ribbon for tying on sleeves
Yardage Requirements: Gown - 6 yards 45" or 4½ yards 60" wide; Contrasting sleeves - 2 yards 45" or 1½ yards 60" wide; Lining - 2 yards 45" or 1½ yards 60" wide (bodice & sleeves only); Interlining - ½ yard 45" or 60" wide (bodice only); Camicia - 3 yards 60" wide (for fullest version)