Briaca's Demesne

The Making of a T-Tunic: Page 1

Diamond Cotehardie

Kids' Garb

Greenland Gown

14th C. Shift

Hood with Liripipe

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This is a t-tunic made following these instructions: Practical Worksheet for Tunic Construction at Cynthia Virtue's (aka Cynthia du Pré Argent) web site.

The pages that follow show the construction for a child's tunic. An adult tunic would be exactly the same, only larger. I made some modifications to the pattern for a child's tunic.

These are my recommendations for making a child's tunic:

I cut out all the pattern pieces the day before I made the tunic, so I don't have photos of the cutting process. I do have detailed photos of the construction process, however.

Sewing the Facing
Constructing the Garment
Milord Models the Tunic


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