MA006 - The Elizabethan Working Woman's Wardrobe by Margo Anderson. The patterns are multi-sized from 2 to 28. (Bust 32-54" and waist 23-45") Here is a pattern package that gives you all the pieces necessary to make a complete Elizabethan working class woman's costume!
This package includes: Smock, partlet and skirt, Bodices, sleeves, and various edge treatments, Headwear, Pouch, apron and neck cloth. This package is perfect for the middle- and lower-classes; this set provides top-quality patterns, thoroughly researched and documented, in a single, comprehensive package. No more buying separate patterns for each piece.
Who needs this pattern? If you portray the thousands of Renaissance housewives, young girls, and widowed women of the village, town or city. The ale wenches, shop-women, herbalists, blacksmith's wives, midwives, chambermaids, farmers' wives, and many others. This is a high-standard, historically accurate option to make your costume. The patterns are multi-sized from 2 to 28. (Bust 32-54" and waist 23-45")
In addition, the package comes with extensive instructions: 90 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 2 to 28. 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.
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