Be Fashionable in Flanders with this easy pattern!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 1560s-70s English Lady’s overgown and kirtle known as a “Flanders Gown”. Included are overgown, boned kirtle, farthingale, forepart and pin-on sleeves, and directions for a smock.
Kirtle fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″.
All sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.
Kirtle, Overgown and Sleeves: light weight to coat weight wool, velvet or silk brocade, light linen for lining
Partlet, Cap, Smock and Apron: light linen
Kirtle or Overgown: 6 yds 45″ or 4½ yds 60″ wide
Lining (optional): 6 yds 45” or 4½ yds 60” wide
Smock 3 yds at least 60” wide
Sleeves 2 yds at least 45” wide
Forepart 2 yds at least 45” wide
Farthingale 3 yds at least 45” wide