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Tutorial (Beginner) - Even though the page calls itself the Renaissance Tailor, this site is a wealth of useful knowledge about authentic construction techniques, patterns, and finishing touches that are applicable to the medieval period as well. This page discusses how clothing was constructed very cost-effectively and simply using simple rectangular pattern pieces, and includes several pattern diagrams for simple shirts or tunics and pants.

Instructions for doing neckline facings for simple and keyhole necklines available in .pdf form at http://www.dagorhir.com/gear/garb.php