Get the perfect pattern for your Hauptman!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for Men's early 16th century German Waffenrok or Arming Gown as worn by Landsknecht officers. Pattern includes arming gown with full sleeves and a variety of skirt pleating techniques. Fits chests 34"-54". All Sizes in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
Velvet, silk brocade, heavy silk or fine wool
(optional) Lining: 3-5oz linen or light silk
(optional) Interlining: heavy linen or buckram
Outer fabric (napped) 6 yds 60" wide
Outer fabric (w/o nap) 4½ yds 60" wide
(optional) Full Lining 4½ yds 60" wide
(optional) Partial Lining 2 yds 60" wide
(optional) Body Interlining 1 yd 36" wide
Guards: Two-inch and three-inch wide strips of wool or silk brocade in a contrasting colour, as many as desired.
wool or silk brocade 2-3" strips for guards
cord for lacing
(optional) buckram or heavy linen interlining
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