Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Elizabethan Loose Gown and Kirtle with matching Sleeves based on extant examples in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg, Germany. Kirtle features interlining for shape, applied decoration, eyeleted back closure, and tie-on sleeves. Gown can be mid-calf or floor length and features a straight or cut-away front, applied decoration, relaxed puff or padded sleeves, and a stand collar. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits bust 30½”-48″ (75-120 cm) . Embellishment suggestions and historical notes included.
Kirtle & Sleeves: medium weight silk or linen
Gown: silk velvet, plush, or brocade
outer material & lining ” 4 yds (each) at least 45″ wide (4 meter, each, at least 120 cm wide)
hem linings & facings 1½ yds (each) at least 45″ wide (1,5 meter, each, at least 120 cm wide)
center panel 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)
outer material (with nap) 8 yds at least 45″ wide
outer material (without nap) 4 yds at least 45″ wide (4 meter 120 cm wide)
lining 4 yds at least 45″ wide (4 meter 120 cm wide)
outer material 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)
lining 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)
brocade decoration 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)
The finished back length of the Kirtle and Loose Gown is 58″. For every inch longer in finished length required, you will need an additional 1/8-yard of fabric.