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The work of The Modern Maker is more regularly becoming available to purchase. All works sold on this page are the work of Mathew Gnagy, Owner and creator of The Modern Maker. Some pieces are works of art and carry the Caveat that, should you purchase these items, you may be asked, in the future, to loan them back to the maker for exhibition. All Exhibitions will be above board and the owner of the piece will always be credited for loaning works from their collections.

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ONLY: The Modern Maker Vol. 2: Pattern Manual 1580-1640

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ONLY: The Modern Maker Vol. 2: Pattern Manual 1580-1640

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This book is a manual for drafting sewing patterns for the styes of clothing from around 1580-1640. Primarily taken from surviving manuals from Spain of the 16th and 17th centuries, this book will be filled with pattern drafts to make historical clothing with a more accurate shape and fit. It will teach you to draft historical patterns with lessons and practice drafts that will help to develop your skill. It will demonstrate the use of a system of measurement and drafting extrapolated from these old manuals. It will teach you how to make the special measuring tool that was used by those old tailors, and it will also have calculations so that you can use your preferred modern system of measurement as well.

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