Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for English-, French- and Dutchwomen’s bodices and petticotes (jackets and skirts) with optional stomacher appropriate for the 1630s; and Women’s Common or Middle Class bodice and petticote appropriate for the 1630s through 1660s. Included are low, open front bodice to be worn with stomacher or closed, high front, boned or stiffened lining, wide or narrow sleeves with optional paning, continguous gored or attached tabbed skirting. Petticote options include hooked or tied waistband with slits for pocket access. Upper class and lower class instructions included.
All Sizes in one envelope. Fits bust 30½”-48″ (75-120 cm) and waist 23″-41″ (58-105 cm). Embellishment suggestions included.
Suggested Fabrics: wool, silk, linen for lining Yardage Requirements:
Bodice 2¼ yards at least 45″ wide (2,2 meter at leat 120 cm wide)
lining 2¼ yards at least 45″ wide (2,2 meter at leat 120 cm wide)
Petticote 3 yards at least 45″ wide (3 meter 120 cm wide)
lining (optional) 3 yards at least 45″ wide (3 meter 120 cm wide)