Get this beautiful Florentine gown pattern!
Make a 1530s Lady's Gown as worn in Florence and the Tuscan region and seen often in the portraits painted by Agnolo Bronzino. Pattern includes large one- or two-piece sleeves, side-back closure, and gathered or pleated skirts. Instructions for camicia (shift) also 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: 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)
Yardage Requirements: Gown with long sleeves - 6 yards 45" or 4½ yards 60" wide; Gown with short sleeves - 5 yards 45" or 4 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)
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