Make the perfect transitional Renaissance lady's gown for circa 1492!
Use this pattern to make a ca. 1490s-1500s Kirtle and Gown based on English, Flemish, French, and Spanish portraiture. For wear with or without train. Also included: instructions to make your own smock to wear under it!
Fits busts 30½"-48" and waists 23"-41". 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: silk satin, taffeta, or tissue; silk or fine linen for lining; 5oz. linen, canvas or buckram for interlining; handkerchief-weight linen for smock
Notions: thread, corset lacing, hooks and eyes
Kirtle - outer material 4 yds at least 45” wide, lining 4 yds at least 45” wide, interlining 2 yds at least 45” wide, contrast fabric as desired for kirtle top and skirts forepart
Gown - outer material 6 yds at least 45” wide, lining (or fur) 6 yds at least 45” wide, sleeve turnbacks 2 yds at least 45” wide
Undersleeves - outer material, interlining 2 yds at least 45” wide, lining 2 yds at least 45” wide
Smock - outer material 3 yds at least 45” wide