12 x 25" piece of linen
grosgrain ribbon 2 pcs @ 19" each finish ends
Sew up the back seam (I used french seam
Turn up and press the bottom hem.
Insert ribbon and sew to underside of hem
Turn under and stitch hem line, enclosing the ribbon
Volie....done in less than 20 minutes.
(the real hood has linen string that is attached up higher on the hood)
Examples of this type of hood have been recovered from the Viking finds at Jorvík (Viking York) and are described in Described in Walton, Penelope, Textiles, Cordage and Raw Fibre from 16-22 Coppergate,Council for British Archaeology, London, England 1989.