12th century belt for my 12th century wedding dress – thinking about finger braided cord…

2015-12 - Racaire - 12th century belt - pearl embroideryNow, that the pearl embroidery for my very first 12th century belt project is already finished, I have to think about a suitable cord for the two ends of my belt. This is especially important as I need to attach the cord firmly to the basic material of my belt before I can add the last layer of fabric to cover up the backside of my belt.

Well, I don’t think that my body will actually cause a lot of tension to the cord or the belt during normal wear but you know one of my most important mottos – better safe than sorry! 😀

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