The medieval tailor's assistant: making common garments, 1200-1500

Front Cover
Costume & Fashion Press, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
4 Reviews
From establishing the date for your outfit, defining the wearer, and selecting garments, to measurements, patterns, materials, methods of construction, braies, shirts and smocks, cotes, doublets, kirtles, hose, surcotes, cotehardies, gowns, overkirtles, cloaks, children's clothing, headwear, and on to accessories, this is the perfect resource all in one volume. There are more than 400 line drawings and 121 patterns.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Rowntree - LibraryThing

An excellent resource for clothing of the high middle ages Many books on medieval clothing are intended for those wishing to build costumes rather than clothing, with information on how to make ... Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Fantastisk bok med enkla och tydliga mönster som gjorts av någon med kunskap om historiska dräkter.

Contents

List of plates
8
MAIN GARMENTS
9
Defining the wearer
15
Copyright

17 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Thursfield is an experienced cutter and dressmaker with a diploma in fashion and a special interest in medieval dress.

Bibliographic information