A shift is essential whether you’re a reenactor, living history interpreter, or historical costumer. These kits have everything you need to make the perfect garment with the measuring and cutting already taken care of.
UPDATE: Shift kits are now made in standardized sizes. Please check the sizing information below and choose your size accordingly. Thank you!
Small - Up to 32" Bust
Medium - Up to 38" Bust
Large - Up to 44" Bust
X Large - Up to 50" Bust
Fabric: 100% cotton lawn
Unlike the 18th century shift kit, this style offers a drawstring neckline variation.
- illustrated instructions for shift making
- pre-cut shift body, gores, and sleeves
- full spool of thread
- silk thread with lettering examples
Cover photo is detail from the painting “Seamstress” by Christian Seybold