Master Rashid's Mongol-style coat pattern. BELIEVE THE HYPE. So warm, so comfortable. DYV
Ghawazee Coats ~ Recently there was an interesting conversation about Ghawazee coats on one of the Ottoman costume discussion lists.
viking dress Try on a doll first then work with Kara?
Kaftan Pattern (viking or byzantine)
Sketch of the speculative design for a Viking-age coat or caftan, my blog shows the construction and finished version of the coat.
Mistress Thora Sharptooth's interpretation of the Birka coat.
Superb description of the stitches on the Skjoldehamn hood by Raaness. (I translated the original from Norwegian to English.)
Viking Bag from Birka by NornasMystery on Etsy
Viking Hedeby Bag by HalfGoatLeatherwork on Etsy, £175.00 This company does *awesome* work. Thumbs up!
The hood-shoulder parts could also be made straight instead of angled. We like straight pieces, less wasted fabric!