|I used the same seam and fell technique|
that I used on the under tunic.
|Sewn by hand, made with 100% linen.|
|Gores were an economic way to add fullness|
to a tunic. Somewhat narrow, excess fabric could be used to
make a gore.
|I added eight gores to this tunic for |
|The National Museum of Denmark replicated this Mammen |
outfit and in their “leopard” they used dark blue for outlining
and the spots, gold for the ankles, belly stripe and tail
tuft, white for the teeth and an orange tongue and pupil.
|“The motif for this tablet-weaving "recipe" is based on a Viking |
Age brocaded tablet-weaving pattern found on Bands 22 and 23 at Birka, Sweden.
|Over 80 hours of weave time. |
I ended up with 214 inches of finished weave that is ¾ an inch wide.