Make the perfect transitional Renaissance lady's gown for circa 1492 in your perfect size!
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!
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.
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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