Suggested fabrics for this pattern, Folkwear 204: Light or medium-weight shirting fabrics such as broadcloth, homespun, linen, chambray, or silk. The original shirt was made of handwoven linen.
Misses 6-16; Men's 32-46. For 45" wide fabric you'll need 3 yards. You'll also need three buttons for neckbands and wrists.
Since the 1970s, Folkwear patterns have been used by theatre and dance costumers, historic reenactors, art-to-wear-aficionados, and anyone who enjoys dressing up. Folkwear patterns are based on vintage fashions and traditional ethnic garments for an authentic look. But with a fresh eye and creative touch, these timeless styles can become exciting and trend-setting wearable art today.