Wear what the Irish really wore! The Gown that started Reconstructing History!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes to make a replica of the Shinrone gown bog find with open, darted bodice, hanging sleeves and standing collar. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits busts 30½"-50" and waists 23"-41" with instructions to alter for larger or smaller sizes. Waistline is expandable to accommodate pregnancy. Embellishment suggestions included.
sturdy (non-stretchy) dress-weight (~10oz) wool flannel (original was a 2/1 twill). Fabric must be able to hold its shape.
8 yds 45" wide or 7 yds 60" wide
matching cord (optional)
Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Call us Monday through Friday from 8am until 6pm Eastern Time (or email us around the clock) and we will answer any questions you might have!