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Will the sewing ever end?

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Oh … it has!

I have, after three weeks of toil (admittedly whilst also going on holiday ‘adventure-days’ with the kids, a working weekend, a reenactment weekend and even a mid-week summer school day in Staffordshire) finally completed Captain Burwash’s new coat.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe buttons were on by 9 am this morning. It is linen-lined wool, with linen and silk thread (the latter for the button holes) and pewter buttons. I am proud of the button holes …

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And my functioning pockets …

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It was inspired by a collection of pictures …

1710 coats

1710 coat pic

 

And it seems to fit me well …

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If you want to know more about Captain Burwash, please click here. And if you want him to visit your school, do please get in touch.

 

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