This pattern is part of Margo's acclaimed Elizabethan pattern series.
Probably the definitive Elizabethan site.
Stefan's Florilegium's entry
"The Renaissance Tailor" site (Recreating 16th and 17th Century Clothing)
A calculator that will help you determine how much fabric is needed for a ruff (the short answer - lots).
This automates Margo Anderson's ruff calculator
The first of 2 pages with detailled, step-by-step instructions, accompanied by photos.
The Shakespeare in Love gown
Lists the materials recommended for this item and shows a half-scale, model in order to demonstrate both accurate silhouette and the contemporary products used for building these garments. The garment has been built using the information provided by Jean Hunnisett in her book "Period Costume for Stage & Screen -Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800".
Dawn's Costume Guide pattern
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What is this? This is The Garbindex - a guide to making garb for recreationists (ie how to sew clothes that will make you look genuinely medieval, when 'playing' with such groups as the SCA, doing LARP - or even making something really genuine for drama.)
Use these resources to find resources that will help you create clothing that looks great - and real!