This is going to be a Christmas present for my dad. You can read the full review at PatternReview.com.
I added a tie so that my dad could close the shirt if he wanted to wear it without the doublet.
A close up of the cuff:
I left off the trim on the peplums and shoulder tabs, but they probably couldhave used to top stitching for permanent ironing.
Doublet and Shirt Together
Looking pretty sharp, even on my dress form.
close up of the front yoke.
cuff detail. There is no elastic, only a ribbon tie. We'll see how that goes over.
The back is made somewhat adjustable by adding these tabs which can be simply decorative or they can be tied tighter to take up about 3" of ease.