Want that perfect Tudor look? You need the right skivvies!
Get the perfect lady's underpinnings for the Northern Renaissance period of Henry VIII and "Bloody" Mary Tudor. Our Early Tudor Lady's Skivvies pattern is based on pictorial references. Petticote, farthingale, and high-neck or scoop-neck smock included in pattern. Also included are a common woman's apron and three versions of the partlet – square pin-on, square tied, and rounded caplet.
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 brocade or velvet; lightweight silk or fine linen for lining; 5oz. linen for interlining
cane or steel boning
narrow ware for waistbands and boning casing
hooks and eyes, tie closures or small buttons
cotton or wool wadding (optional)
Petticote - outer material 4 yds at least 45” wide, lining 4 yds at least 45” wide, interlining 2 yds at least 45” wide
Farthingale - outer material 3 yds at least 45” wide, lining (optional) 3 yds at least 45” wide
Smock 3 yds at least 60” wide; top facing (optional) 1 yd at least 45” wide
Partlet 1 yd at least 45” wide