This book is a comprehensive guide to creating period dress. It consists of a series of books detailing the construction of garments, undergarments and outer garments. As well as being accurate, Jean Hunnisett s patterns have been prepared so that they can be readily made up using today s fabrics and sewing methods, and fit the modern female figure. This book concentrates on women s dress for the periods Medieval-1500. It is abundantly illustrated by drawings and photographs and includes scaled patterns as well as step-by-step instructions. Whether you are an amateur, a student or a professional costume maker, this book, and the series it belongs to, is an invaluable source of patterns and techniques.