Wednesday, 20 February 2019

New costume progress 2

Greetings

I am still working on my new costume.

I have added more braid and a velvet cuff to the sleeves and have lined the body with drill to stiffen it.

You will note that I am turning the lining under to finish it  around the front slashes. This will conceal the stitching for the braid.

I have also sewn extra canvass stiffening to the lower front. These are known as 'belly pieces' and were often made of leather in the Seventeenth Century.



Until next time

Adieu

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