Make yourself some linens!
No matter what you have on the outside, you need linens on the inside. Simple and easy to make, these 18th century undergarments are a great place to start on your historical clothing journey! At the end of the project, you'll have great body linens to protect your outerwear, as well as a shirt and drawers you can be proud of.
Fits chests 32" to 60". 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: 3 oz - 5 oz linen, white, natural or half-bleached
Notions: thread; bobbin lace, needle lace, or cutwork trim, silk embroidery floss (optional)
Medium shirt - 2¼ yards ~57" wide
Large shirt - 2¼ yards ~57" wide
Drawers - 3 yards ~57" wide