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Jester Cap

Randwulf's Jester Cap by Randall Whitlock.
Makes a simple fool's cap with two to six "horns" or a not-so-foolish skullcap for ecclesiastical personas and your own designs.  The Jester Cap Pattern is printed on seven 8.5 by 11-inch sheets which include four-panel and six-panel versions of the cap in sizes from 14 to 25 inches around the forehead.

MR13.........$5.00

 

 

 

16th c. German (Landsknecht) Wams & Hosen by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Men's early 16th c. Wams (doublet) and Hosen (pants) as worn by Landesknechten.  Pattern includes Open Wams with Brustfleck, Closed Wams, and Hosen with straight or Italianate slanted back seams.  Embellishment suggestions included as well as historical notes.  Fits chests 34"-54' and waists 28" - 50" All sizes in one envelope.

HR502..........$25.00   

 

 

 

 

Early 16th C. German Arming Gown or Landsknecht Waffenrock  by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Men's early 16th c. Waffenrok or Arming Gown as worn by Landesknecht officers.  Pattern includes arming gown with full sleeves and a variety of pleating techniques.  Embellishment suggestions included as well as historical notes.  Fits chests 34"-54' and waists 28" - 50" All sizes in one envelope.

HR503.........$25.00

 

 

 

 

14th - 17th c. Cloth Hose, Boot Hose, Netherstocks by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th through 17th c. cloth hose, boot hose and netherstocks (fabric, not knitted).  All sizes in one envelope. Fits calves up to 17" with instructions on how to adjust for larger calves.  Embellishment suggestions included.

HR001..........$15.00

 

 

 

 

16th - 17th c. Man's Zupan by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man's Zupan, a Polish Man's gown popular in the 16th and 17th c.  Variations for 16th and 17th c. versions included.  Fits chests 34"-54".  All sizes included in one package.  Embellishment suggestions included. 

HR401............$25.00

 

 

 

 

17th c. Polish Coat - Kontusz by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for man's Knotusz, a Polish man's coat worn over the Zupan starting in the mid-17th c.  Fits Chest sizes 34"-54".  All sizes in one package.

HR402............$25.00

 

 

 

 

Men's and women's 1630s Collars and Cuffs  by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, embellishment suggestions and historical notes for men's falling band, men's and women's gollila, women's collar extensions, kerchief and whisk and matching cuffs.  Reconstruction History has taken the math out of clocked collars!  All pattern pieces are complete and so easy, even a beginner can make beautiful collars and cuffs the first time.  All neck sizes available for men and women in one envelope.

HR103............$16.00

 

 

 

 

Men's and Women's 1600s Shirt and Shift  by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embelishments for men's and women's shirts.  Variations include three different sleeves and two collar options.  Wider, noble shirt options also included.  Multisized to fit chests 32" to 60"

 

HR104..............$20.00

 

 

 

 

 

Men's 1630s Doublet by Reconstructing History

Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for man's doublet circa 1630.  Included are instructions for optional paning.  Upper class and lower class instructions included.  Medium sizes 34"-44" chest or large 46"-54".

HR105-M............$25.00

 

 

HR105-L.............$25.00

 

 

 

 

 

Men's 1630s Breeches by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for man's breeches c. 1630.  Included are instructions for optional paning.  Upper class and lower class instructions also included.  Medium sizes included waists 28"-36" or Large 39" to 50"

HR106-M..........$16.00

 

 

 

HR106-L.............$16.00

 

 

 

 

 

Men's Cassock and Cape

by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for man's cassock and cape.

Multisized pattern fits chest sizes 32"-60"

 

HR107..............$20.00

 

 

 

 

Men's 1640s Doublet or ECW Soldiers Coat

by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for man's doublet c. 1640 or English Civil War Soldiers Coat.  Included are instructions for open Paning as well as upper class and lower class instructions.  Fits chest 34" -54".  All sizes in one envelope.

HR110..............$25.00

 

 

 

 

 

The Kilcommon Jacket and Trews 

by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for making a replica of the Kilcommon bog find including jacket with hanging sleeves and bias-cut trews.  All sizes in one envelope fits up to 55" chest with instructions to fit larger sizes.

HR303...........$35.00

 

 

 

 

The Man's Leine or Saffron Shirt 

by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for making a man's leine or saffron shirt with options for modern or 16th c. fabric widths.  All Sizes in one package fits up to 55' chest with instructions for larger sizes.

HR304..........$15.00

 

 

 

 

 

The Dungiven Outfit 

by Reconstructing History

Full size paper patterns with complete instructions, historical notes and embellishment suggestions for making a replica of the Dungiven bog find including jacket with pinked detail, bias-cut trews, and a period-width mantle.  All Sizes in one envelope  Fits up to 55" chest with instructions for larger sizes.

 

HR305..........$35.00

 

 

                  

                                           

 

     

People of Medieval Gothic Period     c. 1240 and 1320

from La Fleur de Lyse

Pattern includes everything to make each of the 3 sets of clothing illustrated (Left) and the peasants versions.   Historical notes about fabrics, colours, trims, sewing stitches, hairstyling and hair trims. (also includes women's patterns)

                            MAG1314...........$20.00

 

 

            

 

Men of Medieval Romanesque Period

1060– 1150   

from La Fleur de Lyse

4 Variations included two for the Sir and 2 for the Peasant look.

Sizes S—XL

MAR1002………..$16.00

 

 

   

 

 

Accessories of Medieval Romanesque Period

1060– 1150   

from La Fleur de Lyse

Included, Men's Hose, Women's Hose, Men/Women Hood, Long Braies, Short Braies, and a Purse

MAA1101………..$16.00

 

   

Pirate Shirt

 by MoiRandall

This is a full-sleeved, yoke-topped shirt suitable for Renaissance, Highland, and Fantasy Costumes.  This computer-drafted version 2.0 of the  pattern comes with a 24 by 36 inch blueprinted pattern sheet and an illustrated instruction manual.

The pattern sheet includes sizes up to a 48-inch chest. (Some pattern pieces are drawn shortened along straight lines.) The instruction manual includes directions for expanding the pattern for plus sizes, alternative cuffs and collars, and several alternative uses uses for the pattern.

MR-2..........$10.00

 

Doublet

 by MoiRandall

This waist-length vest is suitable for simple Elizabethan or Highland costumes, or as a modern field vest. It features wing epaulets and can be made with buttons or a grommetted, lace-up front closure. The pattern comes with a 24 by 36 inch blueprinted pattern sheet and an illustrated instruction manual. The pattern sheet includes sizes up to a 46-inch chest.

The instruction manual includes directions on how to expand the pattern for even larger sizes, how to add a dags and slashes, how to add fitting seams to make the doublet into a lady's bodice, and how to adjust the neckline to different shapes.

MR-3........$10.00

 


 

 

 

Quarterly Tunic

 by MoiRandall

This is a very versatile basic tunic pattern suitable for making medieval tunics, lace-up surcotes, cotehardies, particolored tunics, and full-sleeved renaissance shirts.

The pattern comes with two 24 by 36 inch pattern sheets and an illustrated instruction manual which gives the basic body, two different sleeves, and three different collars. The two sleeves can be conjoined into a third sleeve (shown on the tudor-sleeve shirt above). Directions are given for expanding the pattern to plus sizes and for fitting the tunic for feminine figures with darts or curved seams. Many combinations are possible.

MR-4.....$12.00

 

 

Randwulf's Belt Pouch Belt Pouch

 by MoiRandall

This is a round-bottomed, flap-covered purse suitable for use as a belt pouch or as a Scotsman's sporran. The pattern is blueprinted on a 24 by 36 inch sheet with illustrated directions. It includes three different sizes of pouch and step by step instructions for making the pouch in belt pouch, sporran, and shoulder bag configurations.

MR-5.........$6.00

 

Mandelion Mandelion

 by MoiRandall

Based on uniforms from the many Three Musketeers films, this half-cloak is semicircular in the back and square in the front. It is a sort of tabard with arc-shaped wing sleeves. Excellent for heraldic display, honor guards, and rapier-fighting groups. The Mandelion can be made in two different configurations with sleeves attached to the back (to form a short cape) or free-swinging from the shoulder.

This pattern is blueprinted on a 24 by 36 inch sheet with adjustable shoulder sizes and illustrated directions.

MR-6............$6.00

 

4-panel cape Picture Collection of Capes

 by MoiRandall

This package includes Randwulf's 4-Panel Cape, a full-size pattern for an approximately half-circle cape with hood and four different collars. The pattern is printed on two 36 by 48-inch blueprinted sheets. Also included is a new draft of Randwulf's Yoked Cloak and a 17-page instruction manual with directions for building the 4-panel cape with or without the pattern, adding a circular capelet, building a one-panel half-circle cape with darted shoulders, and building a medieval cowl.

MR-8.........$20.00

 


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Houppelande  for Men and  Women

by Rocking Horse Farm

Classic Houppelande Pattern multi-sized for both men and women:  Women's Small thru Queen  (Misses' 8-26)   Men's Small thru King (Chest  sizes 34-52).  

RH141............$13.00

 

 

 

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Men's Tunics

  by Rocking Horse Farm

  Multi-sized for Men's tunic  and  short houppelande.  Includes  sizes S,M,L (Chest sizes 34-44) 

RH142.................$13.00

   

 

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Men's Tabbard Cape

by Rocking Horse Farm

Loose fitting circular cape, belted in front.  One size fits all.

RH145..........$13.00

 

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Shirt

by Rocking Horse Farm

Men's or Ladies' shirt with 14th, 15th and 16th century collar variations.  All sizes included.

RH146..........$13.00

 

 

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Fantasy Fashions Paned Slops and Breeches

Nine variations of slops and breeches with codpiece. Includes waist sizes 32-44

 FF05............. $12.00

 

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Fantasy Fashions Dashing Doublets

The basic men's Renaissance doublet with two neckline variations, three bottom finishes and multiple sleeve options.  Can be used for doublets from peasant to nobleman. 

Multi-sized chest 36"-44"

 FF04 ......$12.00

 

Round Hats

Round Hats

 by MoiRandall

This pattern makes a variety of medieval, renaissance, and highland caps including the Balmorral, Beret, Tam O'Shanter, Six-Gore Tam, Muffin Cap, and Flat cap. The pattern package comes with a 24 by 36 inch blueprinted pattern sheet and an illustrated instruction manual

MR-9.........$10.00

 

 

Arming Coif

 

Arming Coif

 by MoiRandall

This is a simple pattern for a two-panel, stretchy, close-fitting hood. It goes well under a helmet or chain mail for hair and perspiration control. It's a lot easier to wash than your helmet padding and helps keep your hair from being pulled out by the roots.  The Arming Coif is also good as an extra layer of insulation under your cloak hood.

MR-12............$4.00

 

 

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The Tudor Beret or "Flat Cap"

D. L. Designs

The Tudor Beret or "Flat Cap" was a standard for the men and women in 16th C. Europe.  Use velvets or silks and decorate with plumes and jewels to make this hat the perfect compliment for the Renaissance costume

DL136.............$12.00

 

 

 

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Spanish Toque

D. L. Designs

This sleeker version is the "Spanish Toque", said to have been worn originally by the Spanish in Renaissance Europe.  Trim and splendid in deep jewel tones, an exquisite example of 16th C. mens and women's headwear.

DL134........ $12.00

  

 

 

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Renaissance Toque

D. L. Designs

The height of fashion from Renaissance Europe, the soft pleated crown and padded roll brim are details that make this "toque" rich with authenticity.

DL135........$12.00

   

 

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Medieval Hood

D. L. Designs

A universal style for peasants throughout Medieval Europe.   The hood and liripipe can be made with two different color fabrics for a more festive parti-colored version.

DL137........$12.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy Fashions Headwear Extraordinaire

Contains patterns for three bag hats, flat cap, mob cap, Robin Hood Hat, jester's hood, wizard hat and Renaissance cap.  Plus two 19th c. crowned bonnets suitable for Dickens events.  One size adjustable.

FF03..........$12.00

 

Period Patterns #16  

 

Tunics, c. 650-1310 A.D.

has 14 tunics for men, woman and children, with most parts being interchangeable. Chest sizes 16-54" included.  from Period Patterns

 

Tunics were perhaps the first style to spread throughout Europe, worn from Ireland to Russia, Scandinavia to Byzantium to Spain.  They were worn by almost everyone, peasant to noble, from Roman times through the 1300's.  Many of the same variations are seen again and again, although a few appear to be limited to one sex or the other and woman's tunics or undertunics were always long.  Class differences were shown by the fabric and decoration as well as the cut of the tunic.  A nobleman at court might wear a long, full tunic of silk with jeweled embroidery,  while working in the field, his poorest peasant would wear a short tunic of coarse wool .  Men would usually wear hose (Period Patterns no. 43 or 101) with their tunics, but women didn't.

In the first half of the 14th century the discovery that one could cut the armholes and sleeve caps curved, thus achieving a better fit, caused some change in the basic style.  With this change the tunic continued to be worn, in a more or less modified form for another 200 years, especially among the lower classes.  One version of the tunic  evolved into the cotehardie

Currently temporarily unavailable

PP16..........$24.95

 

 

 

 

Period Patterns #23

 

 

 

 

 

Men's Cotehardies, c. 1340-1420

contains patterns for 5 cotehardies and three hoods (sizes 36-48). 


Surcoats and cotehardies for both sexes could be plain and somber, or wildly colorful.  Heraldic motifs were common on these garments.  Both sexes began wearing houpelandes over a cotehardie after 1380.  Cotehardies and surcoats as outerwear became unfashionable before 1425, with one exception. Cotehardies, with or without sideless surcoats, remained fashionable for women, as regal ceremonial garments, until well into the 16th century.  When the houpelande went out of fashion, the cotehardie for women briefly re-emerged, with slight changes, as the kirtle .  Men's cotehardies had meanwhile evolved into the doublet.

Currently temporarily unavailable

PP23........$24.95

 

HOUPLANDES c. 1390-1460 A.D., has 6 houpelandes for either sex, with sleeves and necklines interchangeable.  The sleeves and cotehardie underneath are faked, but the fake sleeves can be left off and replaced by a cotehardie or a 2nd houpelande (sizes: woman's 8-18 & Men's 36-48 included).  

Houpelandes were the last fashion which was found throughout Europe, as well as being the last unisex fashion.  This comfortable style, flowing from the shoulder to the hem, apparently first developed in Italy around 1380, but by 1400  was found throughout Europe. Belted or loose, houpelandes were usually worn over a cotehardie (Period Patterns nos. 21 & 23) ,a second houpelande with tight sleeves, a chemise (Period Patterns no. 90) ,or shirt (Period Patterns no. 43) and hose (Period Patterns no. 43 or 101).  

By 1450 there were many variations of this style, mostly of the sleeves, neckline.  Women's houpelandes were always floor-length, although men's houpelandes varied from very short to very long.  Only a few were limited by sex or geographical location.  By 1475 houpelandes were no longer considered fashionable (although still occasionally seen).  Men's cotehardies had developed into doublets, and the houpelande became a gown or robe often worn open down the front (Period Patterns #43 and 53). 

PP26........$24.95

 

 

 

Men's Italian Renaissance Garments, c. 1420-1500, contains patterns for 3 shirts, 3 hose, 2 codpieces, a tabard and a cioppa or gown (sizes 36-48 included).  

Men's fashions began to evolve around 1420.  The cotehardie (Period Patterns #23) became the doublet, first cut with a waist seam, then rapidly shortening to waist length.  Sleeves were often tied or laced on, and a sleeveless underdoublet was sometimes worn as well. This was worn over a shirt.  The houpelande (Period Patterns #26) became a robe or gown opening down the front, worn open or shut, and often belted.  A tabard could be worn instead of the robe, and young men often wore the doublet alone.  Separate hose leggings, tied to the doublet or underdoublet, became joined at the back, and modest codpieces were worn to cover the opening in front.

 PP43..........$24.95

 

 

Early Tudor Men's Garments, c. 1495-1537, contains patterns for 3 gowns, 3 skirted doublets, 1 skirted jerkin, 2 skirtless doublets and 3 shirts (sizes 36-48).

During Henry VII's reign, the houpelande (Period Patterns no. 26) became a robe or gown, opening down the front, soon left unbelted and open.  This was worn over a skirted doublet, shirt and hose (Period Patterns #43).  Slashing became popular, and the modest codpiece became a grotesque brag.  As Henry VIII aged he favored short full gowns to hide his increasing bulk, thus creating a square silhouette.

 PP53.......$24.95

 

 

 

 

 

Capes and Tabards., c. 650-1650, provides patterns for 13 capes, 3 separate hoods, a tabard, small capelet, and a ganache (sized for chests 16" to 54"). Throughout the "dark ages" (the early medieval period) capes were indispensable for protection against the weather, as well as fashionable articles of clothing in their own right.  They were worn by both sexes of all classes and ages.  While there were some variations, the same basic capes were found throughout extended Europe.  In the Middle Ages the cut of capes became more sophisticated, and many new variations appeared.  Tabards and ganaches reflected the growing preoccupation with fit and fashion.  In the Renaissance, these changes led to capes often being reduced to more of a  fashion accessory than serious protection against cold or wet weather.                                       

               PP92........$24.95

 

 

Medieval Footwear by Talbot's Fine Accessories

All manuals have one pattern included.

 

Medieval Shoes

A manual for the construction of the 14th century shoes. Pattern included

SHOES-01........$6.00

 

 

 

 

Supplement to Medieval Shoes

Five additional patterns to be used with above manual.

SHOES-02.......$6.00

 

 

 

Medieval Boots

A manual for the construction of a pair of 15th century boots with instructions to adapt to patterns of any other period.

SHOES-03......$6.00

 

 

 

15th Century Supplement

Six patterns to be used with the manual above.

SHOES-04......$6.00

 

 

 

Medieval Turn Shoes

A manual designed to provide the reader with simple instructions to make simple cloth or leather shoes.  Not for use with the supplements.

SHOES-05.......$6.00

 

 

Viking boots

A manual for the construction of a pair of Viking ankle boots.

SHOES-06.....$6.00

 

 

Viking, Celtic & Anglo-Danish Supplement

six patterns to be used with any of  the manuals above.

SHOES-07..........$6.00

    

 

 

 

12th Century Supplement

Siz patterns to be used with one of the manuals; Medieval Boots, Medieval Shoes or Viking Boots.

SHOES-08.........$6.00

              

 

 

 

13th Century Supplement

Six more patterns to be used with one of the manuals; Medieval Boots, Medieval Shoes or Viking Boots.

SHOES-09.........$6.00

 

 

 

16th Century Supplement

Five patterns to be used with one of the manuals; Medieval Boots, Medieval Shoes or Viking Boots.

SHOES-10......$6.00

 

 

Tips, Techniques, Tools, Sources & Resources for the Shoemaker

A group of useful tidbits designed to improve your shoemaking ability.

SHOES-11.....$6.00