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Sewing Tutorial
Frilled fillet


Ther frilled fillet can be seen in medieval art in the early 14th century. There are a number of variations, ranging from plain and unfrilled, frilly and pleated-looking. Their exact manufacture is unclear as there are no existing ones, so all we can do is make them with techniques which are known from materials which were used.

This tutorial is only one potential method of making these to look like the images we see.


What you need:
All you need is thread, a needle, pins, scissors,ruler, pen or pencils, a long strip of linen the circumfrence of your head plus about 1.5cm overlap, a strip of canvas or aida cloth the circumfrence of your head plus 1cm.

Step 1
You will need to decide how high you want your fillet to be. Images in manuscripts vary, so gather your supplies.

If you're not sure, wide ruler can be a good guide.
Step 2
Cut your canvas
Step 3
Do
Step 4
When
Step 5
Tighten
Step 6
Do
Step 7
Tighten
Step 8
As
Step 9
To
Step 10
Stitch
Step 11
You

Step 10
If

Happy sewing!

 
 
 
 
 

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