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Bartered Tunic

March 11, 2014

I bartered a linen tunic for a c-belt for my armor.  I also added herringbone stitch on the seams for (what I thought was) a nice touch.  I made the tunic and sewed the seams together using a sewing machine.  The finishing of the seams were done by hand. I hope to receive the c-belt some time after Gulf Wars is over.


And here is a close-up of the neckline

Materials: silk thread with 2 strands, cotton thread, linen cloth
Stitches used: herringbone


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  1. I like the herringbone as a seam finish. I am currently working (slowly) on a chain stitch seam finished hood.

    • Nice! I would warn against finishing with chain stitching. It should be fine on a hood, but it’s starting to unravel on the dresses I finished that way.

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