You will need 4 metres of heavily felted
wool and linen.
You will need to cut your pattern from both
linen and wool - repeating each stage in both fabrics.
Cut the front panels, back panels and
sleeves from wool.
Sew the left and right back panels together
at the centre.
Sew the front panels to the back section at
the top of the shoulders. Keeping the fabric inside out, fold
over and stitch the sides of the front panels to the back.
Individually stitch the sleeves along their
Attach the sleeves, incorporating pleats
around the shoulders.
Roll two squares of wool into 'croissant'
or coit shapes to use as shoulder padding. Affix these to the
inside of the shoulders
Line the inside of the doublet with the
Cut out a collar and stitch the segments
together. Repeat with linen. Stitch the two collar s together
along three of their edges and turn the fabric through the
Stitch collar to doublet.
Hem any unstitched edges and add pairs of
points at regular intervals around the base.
Use hooks and eyes, pairs of points or
buttons (dependent on status) to fasten the doublet at the