Eastern Longhunter's Accessories

Zelikovitz

$10.99USD 
SKU: 4799-500-046

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This eight Eastern Longhunter Accessories Pattern set is designed for use by the experienced or novice craft worker to make easy-to-make projects such as Flint & Gun Tool Wallet, Tomahawk Belt Carriage, Tobacco/Bullet Canteen, Eastern Indian Pipe Bag, Tomahawk Sheath & Sling, and Woodlands Neck Knife Sheath. It includes extensive information on the layout and cutting of hides, patching and piecing of leather, various stitching & hemming techniques, fringing & attaching decorations, etc. These clear illustrations and photos showing exactly how you can create your own unique accessories to go with your outfit.

About Your Longhunter Accessories Pattern
The Eastern Longhunter's basic dress consisted of a loose frock or hunting shirt, belt, either a pair of breeches or Indian-style breechclout, leggings and moccasins of dressed deerskin. Several other items that the Longhunter might find necessary, not only for comfort but survival, are included in this set of patterns. Most pieces were homemade from readily available materials, such as buckskin, tanned leather, and rawhide, and were acquired by trade with local settlers or the Indians. Leather was also locally tanned, then made into accoutrements and sold or traded by local merchants in the settlements. 

This pattern set is designed for use by the experienced or novice craft worker. It includes extensive information on the layout and cutting of the hides, patching and piecing of leather, various stitching & hemming techniques, fringing & attaching decorations, etc. These clear illustrations and photos showing exactly how you can create your own unique accessories to go with your outfit.

Included with this pattern set are: Flint & Gun Tool Wallet, Tomahawk Belt Carriage, Rawhide Tobacco & Bullet Canteen, Eastern Indian Pipe Bag, Tomahawk Sheath with Sling Carriage, Woodlands Indian Knife Sheath, Canadian Cap, and Eastern Riflemans Bag.

Notions & Tools
Glovers needles, awl, simulated sinew, real sinew, or thread; pliers (needle-nose preferred), thimble, sharp scissors (such as Gingher's "Knife Edge"), and chalk pencil (for marking hides for cutting).

 

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