Tudor Girl's Kirtle and Petticoat Sewing Pattern
Tudor Girl's Kirtle and Petticoat Sewing Pattern by Tudor Tailor
Patterns for Tudor-era children’s petticoats and kirtles with or without sleeves. Ideal for 16th century impressions. With full instructions for choosing materials, sizing and constructing garments - perfect for reenactors.
Based on documentary descriptions, extant examples and paintings, including:
- Bodice worn under a gown by Eleanora of Toledo (died 1562) in Arnold, J (1985) Patterns of fashion: The cut and construction of clothes for men and women c1560-1620, London: Macmillan, 102
- Thomasine Petre’s accounts, 1555 - “3 yardes brode russet ... for a kyrtell”
- Detail from The field of the cloth of gold undated, artist unknown, Royal Collection (Hampton Court Palace)
- Detail from The St Bartholomew’s day massacre, 1572 - Francois Dubois, Lausanne
Multi-sized pattern includes Bust sizes 26.5-31.5, waist sizes 21.5-26.5 all in one package. Please see photo for fabric and notion requirements.