Medieval Tailor's Assistant: Making Common Garments by Sarah Thursfield

By Sarah Thursfield

The Medieval Tailor's Assistant is the normal paintings for either amateurs and execs wishing to re-create the garments of Medieval England for old interpretation or drama. This re-creation extends its variety with info of becoming varied figures and lots of extra styles for major clothing and add-ons from 1100 to 1480. It comprises basic directions for simple clothing, in addition to extra advanced styles and variations for knowledgeable sewers. suggestion on making plans clothes and fabrics to exploit is given besides a variety of initiatives and replacement designs, from undergarments to outer put on. Early and later tailoring equipment also are coated in the interval. There are transparent line drawings, trend diagrams and layouts and over 80 full-colour pictures that convey the clothes as operating clothes.

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Refer to it often, and let it inspire you to work in a color scheme that you’ve never tried before. Fabrics by Windham Fabrics and Dear Stella Design. Fat quarters are approximately 18" x 21". Now you’re ready to sew! Continue with the remaining colors, selecting the next set of three fabrics, and sew them together. Repeat for each pieced unit from step 2 to cut 12 wedges. Sew the wedges together in sets of three to form four “blocks,” red to orange, yellows, green to blue, and violets. Press.

Cut backing and batting larger than the finished piece, unless directed otherwise. Baste the backing to the batting by fusing or pinning the two layers together. Lengthen the stitch on your machine and insert a new quilting or top-stitch needle. Use a walking foot for best results. Check thread tension by first sewing on some scraps of your fabric and batting. Reduce the presser-foot pressure if your machine offers that option. Continue until batting is covered. Trim your project to size as directed.

7 Repeat steps 1–6 to make a total of six place mats. Make six coasters. 2 Trim and square up the coasters to 5½" x 5½". If you want to set a more serene table, turn the place mats over and use the plain backing, or mix and match as you like! Take your time and treat each piece as you would a quilt. Cut backing and batting larger than the finished piece, unless directed otherwise. Baste the backing to the batting by fusing or pinning the two layers together. Lengthen the stitch on your machine and insert a new quilting or top-stitch needle.

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