The Tudor Tailor: Men's Tudor Doublet, Jerkin and Venetian Hose Pattern


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Appropriate for ordinary, middle-class and working-class men in the second half of the 16th century. Included in this pattern, several Tudor-era garments: doublet, jerkin and Venetian hose. With full instructions for choosing materials, sizing and constructing garments. Perfect for anyone interested in making and wearing historical clothing.

Based on documentary descriptions, extant examples and paintings, including:
  • Doublets and venetians in Arnold, J (1985) 
Patterns of Fashion: The cut and construction of clothes for men and women c1560-1620, London: Macmillan
  • Woodcuts from Mountain, D (1577) The Gardener’s Labyrinth, British Museum
  • Figures from Cryes of the City of London, Pepys Library, Cambridge, c1600
This pattern is available in two size groups:
  • Smaller sizes
    • Waist 32-40 inches
    • Chest 38-46 inches
  • Larger sizes
    • Waist 42-50 inches
    • Chest 48-56 inches 

Please select all options.

Size: Small