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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
How to use the book
Preparation
Sources of information
Collecting information
Establishing the period for your outfit
Defining the wearer
Wearing your outfit
Care and storage
The personal pattern Block
Modelling a bodice toile
4. Modelling a toile for a man
10. Modelling a toile for a woman
15. From toile to Block
Trying out the sleeve with the bodice Block
Cutting the sleeve
From Block to working pattern
Enlarging the Block for outer garments, Fig 25
25. Enlarging the Block for outer garments
27. Adapting the Block for long skirts
To make the working pattern for a garment
Methods
Hand or machine stitching?
Sewing stitches
Setting in simple sleeves
Finishing raw edges
Lining
Lining close-fitting sleeves
Facings
15. Stomacher
Working with fur
Lacing and eyelets
Hooks and eyes
Decorations
Small-wares & other techniques,
Netting
Knitting
Tools for demonstrating sewing
Cutting out
Sewing methods
Braies
The breech girdle
Short braies
Shirts and smocks
Smocks
4. Tapered sleeve
Neck finishes and collars
Men's cotes
Women's cotes
Fastenings
Variations to the cote
Plate 6 Early 14th century cote
Neck styles
7. Neck styles
Shoulder and armhole fit
Kirtles
The kirtle as 'foundation' garment
The kirtle as working dress
Making up
Basic kirtle
Basic doublet
Plate 7 Mid-15th century doublet and hose
Fashionable doublet
Hose
Women's hose
Men's hose
Footwear
Preparing your pattern
Joined hose
Making up separate and joined hose
Men's surcotes
Women's surcotes
Sleeved surcotes
Women's open surcotes
Men's cotehardies
Women's cotehardies
Planning, cutting and making up
Woman's cotehardie
Men's gowns
Women's gowns
Planning
Cutting and making up
Plate 15 Detail from Plate 9
Overkirtles
Planning and making up
Men's outer working garments
Surcote for working wear
Frock (or tunic)
Coat (or jerkin)
Overkirtle
Cloaks and mantles
Planning and cutting
Children
Maternity wear
Babies
Infants
Boys
Girls
P/ate 19. Chaperon, mid 15th century
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The Medieval Tailors Assistant

The Medieval Tailors Assistant

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