Below is a list of my patterns and instructions for various 16th century German Renaissance garments and accessories. All patterns are copyright. If you wish to share with others online, please link to the entry.
Goldwork Gown – A wool and velvet gown with goldwork fashioned after the one worn by Dorothea Meyer, as painted by Hans Holbein in 1515.
Cranach Saxon Court Gown – A velveteen gown with decorated brustfleck made famous by Lucas Cranach paintings.
Goldhaube – A silk, pearl, and gilt cap, made famous by the women seen in Lucas Cranach paintings
Low-Neck Hemd – A fairly complicated smock with a pleated low neck with stem stitches and silk cords (Dorothea Meyer’s 1515 Hemd)
Lederwams – A leather vest worn by German men in the 16th century
High-Neck Hemd – A simple, lightweight smock with a high neck in honeycomb pleatwork
Hosen – Wool and canvas (fustian) trousers worn by German men in the 16th century
Paned or “Puff-and-Slash” Sleeves – One method of making the famous German Renaissance slashed sleeves without fraying.
Waffenrocket – A simplified waffenrock intended to be worn over clothing and armor like a tabard
Wappenrock (Tabard) – A good tabard pattern for heralds.
Tellerbarret (platter hat)
Split-Brim Beret (oversized hat with an upturned brim)
Steuchlein and Wulsthaube (bulge/mushroom hat and veil)
Other patterns I plan to add in the future: Schaub (coat), more headwear, and wams (male doublet). If there’s something you’d like to see, please leave a comment!