Re: [Authentic_SCA] Seams
> Does anybody know how to make a flat felled seam? I found out that it wasTry here, Moshe: http://www.42nd-dimension.com/NFPS/nfps_stitches.html
> authentic, but I have no idea how to do it. :)
The one on the bottom left and the bottom right in Figure 11 are flat felled
seams. Basically, you do a regular seam, then you cut one of the seam
allowances in half lengthwise. Then you fold the seam allowance that you
didn't cut around the short seam allowance and blindstitch it down.
>What type of clothing-style and colors- were used in 8 - 9 centuryThe only book that I am aware of is:
>Franks? Also what type of seams were used and any sites that show how
>do to them? What information I have found about Franks doesn't give
>much about clothing styles and colors.
Kleidung nach Quellen des frühen Mittelalters : Textilien und Mode von Karl
dem Grossen bis Heinrich III by Mechthild Müller. Berlin: W. de Gruyter,
2003. x, 337 p., 20 p. of plates : 80 ill. (some col.) ISBN3110172194
But a good knowledge of German is essentual. Few illus.
Detailed study examines textiles and costume during the Carolingian and
Ottonian periods. Drawing on archaeological, documentary, literary and
graphic sources, the study examines the clothing of men, women and the
clergy, decoration, accessories, fabrics, weaving and the manufacture of
clothing mostly in Germany between 800 and 1050. 337p, 10 col and 10 b/w pls
Beth of Walnutvale