The Medieval Tailor's Assistant : Common Garments 1100-1480, Paperback / softback Book

The Medieval Tailor's Assistant : Common Garments 1100-1480 Paperback / softback


The Medieval Tailor's Assistant is the standard work for both amateurs and professionals wishing to re-create the clothing of Medieval England for historical interpretation or drama. This new edition extends its range with details of fitting different figures and many more patterns for main garments and accessories from 1100 to 1480. It includes simple instructions for plain garments, as well as more complex patterns and adaptations for experienced sewers. Advice on planning outfits and materials to use is given along with a range of projects and alternative designs, from undergarments to outer wear. Early and later tailoring methods are also covered within the period. There are clear line drawings, pattern diagrams and layouts and over eighty full-colour photographs that show the garments as working outfits.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 400 black & white illustrations and 80 colour photographs and 151 patterns
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
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  • Category: Fashion design & theory
  • ISBN: 9781847978349



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