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Trace circles Running stitch around edge Gather and flatten Running stitch around folded edge Gather to a dome Tighten folds by stitching across opening Finished button

Medieval Sew n' Sew: Red Wool and White-Linen-Lined Medieval Hood w/hand-cast pewter buttons, in the style of 13th-14th centuries

Medieval Sew n' Sew: Red Wool and White-Linen-Lined Medieval Hood w/hand-cast pewter buttons, in the style of 13th-14th centuries

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The metal button issue

Attaching shanked buttons on medieval clothing << With a long leather cord/lace running down the inside of the garment through the button loops.

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Buttons

Tight and tidy rows of buttons seems to have been at the hight of fashion during the later part of the century. Sometimes the buttons were so tightly placed that each button touched the next o…

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London hood - historic pattern and super cute!now with TUTORIAL - CLOTHING - I've been making a ton of hand sewn hoods for selling in a local medieval unions market shop.

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Tacuinum Medievale: The Manuscript Challenge: il vestito blu dal Tacuinum Sanitatis / The Blue Dress from the Tacuinum Sanitatis: Buttons, buttonholes and linen facing.

medievaltailor.com - 14th Century Women's Clothing - Making a Kirtle using rectangular construction. Gorgeous result, minimal fabric waste, lots of pictures, and very thoroughly explained! Picture here shows eyelet layout for spiral lacing.

Making a Kirtle using rectangular construction. Gorgeous result, minimal fabric waste, lots of pictures, and very thoroughly explained. I don't know if it would be supportive, but I sure admire the placket.

Particolare bottoni Farsetto Pandolfo III Malatesta http://nobilecontradafiorenza.it/rubrica-il-farsetto-di-pandolfo-iii-malatesta/

Buttons on Farsetto di Pandolfo III Malatesta; Doublet discovered in Pandolfo III Malatesta’s sarcophagus, situated in St. Francis Church in Fano (PU).

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