I hand sewed a pirate shirt using 18th century sewing methods

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Further Resources:
Shift video: https://youtu.be/bn7teD0bx_E
Basic hand sewing stitches: https://youtu.be/B5tC06IXOKc
Step-by-step how to sew a basic hand-sewn seam: https://youtu.be/39C_oYPgTpY
Buttonhole stitch: https://youtu.be/W6QNtQ9kReM
Abby Cox literally just released an excellent video on handsewing tips for beginners earlier this week if you’d like some more tips and tricks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVyZjHckUq0

Linen (approx. 2 yd) – Burnley & Trowbridge, http://www.burnleyandtrowbridge.com
Linen thread (60/2, medium weight, bleached)- Burnley & Trowbridge, https://burnleyandtrowbridge.com/collections/threads/products/60-2-linen-thread

Useful Tools for Those So Inclined:
(Please note that these are affiliate links)
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-Steel-headed straight pins: https://amzn.to/2ByJUaQ
-Every size & weight needle you will probably ever need: https://amzn.to/2Sd76R7
-My most favorite (& stupidly fiddly) #10 sharps, the tiniest needles: https://amzn.to/2SaZEGf
-Ye Trusty Olde 8” shears (tartan ribbon not included): https://amzn.to/2DXkUft
-Those wee bird snips that literally everyone seems to have: https://amzn.to/2zu9vzY
-(But I’ve also just found these that are a unicorn and I am severely tempted; I should not be trusted with Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KvXGgX)
-French Curve: https://amzn.to/2RWzWVJ

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