Make Your Own Hand Stitched Historical 18th Century Wool and Silk Mitts perfect for a wide range of interpretations. Here are all the pieces and instructions necessary to make your own lovely woolen 18th Century mitts! This kit makes it simple to construct a pair of fashionable and functional embroidered wool mitts using high quality materials and historic techniques. It is a perfect little project to tuck into a basket or bag and sew at events, and once you’re finished, you’ll be able to look stylish and stay warm at the same time!
The dimensions of the pre-cut pattern pieces measure approximately 14” from point to cuff, and will fit maximum measurements of hand- 8”; wrist- 8”; forearm-12”. They can easily be made smaller during construction.
This kit includes: -Pre-cut and marked pieces for mitt body, thumb and point lining -silk sewing thread in a matching color -Coordinating crewel embroidery thread -a wool needle case with a sewing needle, embroidery needle, and 6 steel sewing pins -complete illustrated instructions booklet -embroidery design templates
Handmade queue featuring a single braid. Finished with a black silk bow. Measures approximately 5” wide and 6-8” long. These are often called "tye-wigs" or "false-tails" in 18th century advertisements. May take 2-3 weeks...