A long vest for Middle Eastern persona, pirates, and rouges.
Regular price: $84.95 Sale price: $71.95 You save $13.00!
"Spring it is a-commin' in" as the song says, and all the fairs are popping up like crocus. It's time for a sale on Men's and Women's clothing and we've chosen many popular items to put on sale this month.
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Patterns for Medieval and Renaissance Costumes
We carry a full line of Medieval Miscellenea costume patterns. If you are not familiar with this brand, each pattern comes with 5 to 10 variations on the theme and all sizes from 6 to 20. There are also extensive notes showing pictures of the historical garments that each pattern was based on with all documentation necessary to warm the cockles of a costume nazi's heart. The price is higher than a Simplicity pattern because you get so much more. When I use my Medieval Miscellenea patterns I never cut them up. I trace the size and variation I want to use on to tracing paper (large rolls are available from Michael's), make any alterations I might desire, and then I cut that up to make my pattern. Click to go to patterns.