MA004 - The Elizabethan Gentleman's Wardrobe. This pattern provides an expertly drafted, thoroughly researched suite of patterns for a broad range of styles and sizes. The patterns are multi-sized from 34 to 56 chest, 28-55” waist, 13.5-19” neck.
When combined with patterns for Elizabethan accessories, it forms the foundation of a complete set of upper-class men's costumes, perfect for Renaissance Faires, theatrical productions, or historical reenactors. With variations in style and materials, these patterns are perfectly accurate for individuals ranging down through the middle class and even some of the lower classes. (Details are given in the pattern manual.)
The Elizabethan Gentleman's Wardrobe package includes: Doublet with three style variations, Seven styles of sleeves, Five styles of slops, Two styles of Venetian breeches, Two styles of canions, Five shoulder and four waist tab variations, Two styles of shirts, Short cloak.
The patterns are multi-sized from 34 to 56 chest, 28-55” waist, 13.5-19” neck.
In addition, the package comes with extensive instructions: 175 pages of fully illustrated text, 3-hole punched for insertion in a binder. This includes instruction in advanced sewing and costuming techniques, appendices, sizing and measuring charts, a detailed bibliography, and an attractive cover insert.
These patterns were developed using a computerized drafting and grading system, to ensure accuracy of fit and consistency between sizes. This is being followed by an extensive program of testing and feedback to ensure usability, simplicity, and ease of construction.
They are multi-sized 34 to 56. Three separate drafts were made and graded to avoid distorting the fit and proportions of the garments. The patterns have been tested by sewers with a wide range of body types and sewing expertise.
Elizabethan Costume, Renaissance Costume, Medieval Costume, Tudor Costume, SCA Costume.