HSF #7/2014 – Tops & Toes

The Challenge: Tops & Toes

What is it: 15th century liripipe

Fabric: Wool and linen

Pattern: Own pattern, with inspiration from the Herjolfsnæs liripipes

Year: 15th century

Notions: Linen and wool thread for decoration and sewing.

How historically accurate is it? It is completely handsewn. Made with the techniques described in Else Østergaards – Woven to the Earth. The buttons is a copy of an extant fabric button.


Funeral doublet of Pandolfo III Malatesta (1370-1427). 

Source: link

Hours to complete: A lot! Didn’t count them because of the long time frame it took to finish it in.

First worn: Not yet.

Total cost: All in stash.







REMEMBER! Tomorrow I will announce the winner of the give-away. Go to this post to participate! LINK