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025D The Italian Lady's Gamurra Digital Download

025D The Italian Lady's Gamurra Digital Download

Regular price $18.00

The gamurra was the basic Italian woman’s dress from 1490-1530. It can be used for all classes, depending on ornamentation and the garments layered over it.

The bodice of the gamurra has the option for a low or high neckline, and front or back lacing.  

The front of the gamurra bodice is stiffened to give support and a smooth line. Instructions are given both for pad stitching by hand, and a similar effect using machine stitching.

The skirt is full, knife pleated, and is gored for more fullness at the hem. It has a faced slit below the bodice opening.

The sleeves are detachable two-piece sleeves, open at the elbow and back seams, with tie variations.

Sizes 2- 30 are included in every package.

The instruction manual includes historical notes, extensive fitting and sewing instructions, and design tips.

The pattern is a digital download, and comes with PDF files in a zip file.  They include:

  • The front and back cover pages of the pattern
  • The instruction manual
  • A PDF form with instructions on how to assemble the pattern
  • PDF files with the pattern on a sheet that can be printed at your local copy shop
  • PDF files with the pattern tiled to be printed on a US home printer.  
  • PDF files with the pattern tiled to be printed on A4 size paper.

DO NOT download the zip file to your phone.  It must be downloaded to a computer.  

This pattern coordinates with our Italian Lady's Underpinnings and Wardrobe patterns.