Great Medieval Projects: You Can Build Yourself by Kris Bordessa

By Kris Bordessa

Heritage involves lifestyles during this interactive advisor to the center a while, which explores the interesting interval top as much as the Renaissance-including siege battle, markets and gala's, medieval medication, and the feudal system-through quite a few hands-on actions. From monastic lifestyles and chateau residing to the Crusades and the Plague, every one part presents a bright glimpse into the way of life of medieval Europeans and ends with a number of enjoyable actions. With little grownup supervision and customary loved ones gadgets, youngsters can event the center a long time firsthand by means of partaking in additional than 30 projects-such as development a marshmallow cannon, a reliquary, or juggling sticks. Recipes and directions for making a medieval dinner party healthy for a king are incorporated, offering childrens with a chance to step into personality and pattern conventional fare corresponding to pokerounce, potage, and (nonalcoholic) mead.

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Press out center fold of bias trim for about 32" (mother), 26" (daughter). Pin in crisscross design clown center front of bodice, taking in fullness on inner curved edge by making a small dart. Baste and top stitch close to each edge. 4. Bind edges of back opening and neckline of bodice [58] SEW A STRAIGHT SEAM Mother and Daughter Aprons Directions for making given on page 57. SEW A STRAIGHT SEAM Pattern VI b Pattern VI a [60] SEW A STRAIGHT SEAM with bias trim. Bind armholes in same way. ) 5. Baste and stitch bottom band to lower edge of apron, wrong sides together.

Fig. 56 Bias Finishes Figure 57—The binder attachment on the sewing machine may be used for binding long, straight edges. Both bias cut strips and commercial bias trim may be used in the binder. When joined bias strips are used, the seams should be clipped very close and pressed so that they will pass easily through the binder. It is not necessary to baste when using the binder. ; percale bias trim (see figure 52) or a bias strip cut from fabric Pot (see figures 48-51)—2 yds. of same or contrasting color; cotton batting or scraps of heavy woolen fabric — % yd.

11. For ties, fold a piece of bias trim about 2 yds. long on the length so that the right side is inside and raw edges are even. Sew twice close to raw edges. Turn to right side. 12. From this piece, cut 20" for a bow at center front waistline and divide remainder into four parts for ties at neck and waist. Finish ends by folding under raw edges and slip stitching. Figure 62—Whip stitch is used to catch an edge to another piece of fabric. It is done with small slanted stitches. Catch through only a few threads of the under _.

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