Step 2 : Gown
Not optional – must wear
Did you choose a chemise?
- Then this gown could come down to mid to lower calf level
- Linen or Wool
- The gown should come down to ankle level
- Linen or wool (wool is itchy next to skin)
- Tablet-woven bands
- Silk strips
Style 1: Hedeby Harbor Gown
Long sleeved gown with underarm gusset and one high gore in the center front.
Style 2: Hedeby Gown
Gown with several trapezoidal pieces that make up an attached skirt. The bodice section has several, sections and the sleeve is in 2 parts and has a modern-like curved top.
Style 3: Moseland Gown
This gown is your classic Viking-age tunic/gown with underarm gussets, front and back center gores and high side gores.
Style 4: Finnish Style
An interesting style where the bodice and sleeves are not separate pieces.
Pattern measurements are based on my original croquis: https://maniacalmedievalist.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/croquis-ultimate-2.jpg
Pattern 1: Hedeby Harbor Gown
Pattern 2: Moselund Gown
Pattern 3: Finnish Style Gown