Some Early Modern Stitching…

It was long thought that the most common stitch on early modern garments was the running stitch. Recent re-examinations have shown that this is inaccurate. Those who have tried to sew their replica garments using only running stitches will not be surprised. Even if one makes the stitches 2mm to 4mm apart, the running stitch simply isn’t strong enough to… Continue Reading

Another Birthday Bonus!

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Out of Office 22 July through 2 August

We will be out of the office from 22 July until 2 August. During this time, we will continue to process orders and answer your emails and phone calls as best we can. If you need something before Monday the 5th, please order before midnight on Saturday the 20th. See you in August! Continue Reading