Thread Buttons The most basic thread button was simply a coil of thread which was bound with buttonhole stitches, and to which a thread shank was ultimately attached – and all done with a single length of linen thread!
A Shirt Tale | Pegs and 'Tails
14th century hosen or chausses; extant silk and wool; England, medium tabby weave; French; Germanic; Greenland, tabby weave & 2/2 twill; Italian; Spanish --- 13th-14th century French, 14th century English, 14th century Germanic - 1304-1340 Codex Manesse, 14th-15th century Greenland, 14th-15th century Italian, 15th century Low Countries, 13th-14th century Spanish, 14th century Swedish
Website with amazing sewing demos, including a very good how-to for hosen.
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Buttons on Farsetto di Pandolfo III Malatesta
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Katafalk using filler threads when sewing down the seam allowances. They protects the open edge of the fabric and keeps it from fraying and it also looks really pretty and neat. This is a technique found of the garments from Greenland and is described in “Woven into the Earth” by Else Østergård
kantvävning | Katafalk - Cathrin Åhlén
Women's Tunic Stitching Guide
Frabjous Couture: SSDA 2: Hip Circumference and Fit
How to make armour: Making a Coif - Medieval Padded Arming Cap
If the fabric is too heavy for the Magic Placket, Pam Erny comes to the rescue again with the two-piece placket. Classic Sleeve Placket Off The Cuff ~Sewing Style~: Classic Sleeve Placket