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Medieval Tailor's Assistant - Making Common Garments 1200-1500

By Sarah Thursfield

ISBN: 9780903585323
PUBLISHED: 01/08/2012
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 297x220 mm
INSIDE: 400 black & white line illustrations and121 patterns

A comprehensive guide to making period clothes for re-enactment, living history or theatre. From establishing the date of your outfit, defining the wearer and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, and methods of construction, you can discover how to make braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, kirtles, doublets, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, a variety of head-wear and accessories.

There are over 400 line illustrations, including 121 patterns, as well as historical illsutrations and photographs.

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