1545-1550s Man's Schaube or CaputoRH515
Full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for German (Scahube) or Italian (Caputo) cloak popular in the 1540s-1550s, based on the garments of Mauritz, the Elector of Saxony and Don Grazia de Medici.RH515
velvet, wool or heavy silk
linen or silk for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
velvet or silk for embellishment
We are so used to sewing in the flat on a machine that we expect patterns to fit together like jigsaw puzzles. But in tailoring, particularly historical tailoring, garments are build in three dimensions, layer by layer. This often means that the paper doesn't appear to "fit".