|How to make basic trunk hosen page 1 2 3 4 5|
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1.) Stitch down the edges of the waist band. (see example 12) Be sure that one side extends further out then the other. The should be an overlap in the front so that button holes can be added.
2.) Turn the lining down on the waist band and hand stitch it in place.
3) Turn the lining down on the leg band.
|4.) Slide stitch together the bottom of the front and back center pieces.
(see example 13)
5) Stitch two button holes on the overlapping edge of the waist band. Sew corresponding buttons. (see example 14)
6) Place hook and eye sets on the front fly. (see examples 14 and 15)
| The shape and size of the codpiece
is a matter of personal opinion. I have noticed that the codpieces
were rather large in the beginning of the 16th century and got smaller
towards the end. In fact, I have seen examples that do not have one at
all. I have included a basic pattern for rather modest one. Please keep
in mind that it may need to be adjusted to preference
1) Cut out pattern (see example 16) Stitch along dotted line of the
fabric pieces. Be sure to snip the seams so that the fabric lays correctly.
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