Laughing Moon Mercantile - Bijoux #7
This pattern is for a pair of side-opening gaiters.
These gaiters are unisex and multi-sized, being made according to
personal measurements for height, calf measurement, and ankle
measurement. These type of gaiters were popular in the Victorian, Edwardian, and again in the early 20th Century as spats.
They can also be used for Fantasy, Cosplay, and Steampunk costuming
Fabric: Historically Gaiters were often made from wool,
wool felt, canvas, real leather, and thick knit, similar to sweatshirt
fleece. For theatrical any bottom weight, such as denim, fur, or
any medium weight twill. Vinyl, faux leather. Any light fabric
such as sequined or decorative knit fabric can be used if interfacing is added for structure. Optional Interfacing: Any medium
Facings: Any cotton fabric. Notions: 24 small buttons,
such as ball buttons, for Victorian/Edwardian. Any other application can use any closures, such as buckles, hooks and eyes, frogs,
or snaps. Black or white elastic to anchor them under the shoe,
1/2 yard of 1/2 wide elastic.
Die Schnittmusteranleitung ist in Englisch.