Patterns for Medieval soft kit.

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Rudis
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Patterns for Medieval soft kit.

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In these times of scrimping and trying to save a bit of cash I was wondering where one could get some patterns for soft kit (mainly medieval but some iron age and Roman would be good also) as I just thought it would save me some cash just to whip up my own until I can afford quality made stuff. Any help appreciated. :thumbup:


P.S What sort of material is best to use on hose, shirts etc.. :)

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Which particular bit of Medieval - it stretches quite a long way with many fashion changes en route. As for material - shirts - linen, hose - linen or wool, usually cut on the bias to give them a bit of stretch and cling.
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Hi Neil.

Just things that can cover 10th to 13th. Low status for starters. :)

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Like the general clothing that you've just mentioned. :)

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Plenty around in books
There’s a country in Europe where they treat their ex soldiers with pride no waits for medical treatment after injuries received during service, no amensia from the government. Cant for the life of me recall where it is but I know exactly where it is not.

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Thank you kindly :)

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This might also help:
The medieval tailor's assistant
by Sarah Thursfield
it is an investment, but if you are looking into making more than one outfit or for more than one period it is very useful book.

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