How to make a Rag Coat

Since our previous blog post describing the ragged costume we wear when morris dancing in and around Bedford (and further afield), we’ve been asked a couple of questions about how to make a rag coat.

It just so happens that when we started to make them, so we didn’t have to depend on just one person to do them all, our first seamstress wrote down what’s involved.

So, without further ado, here is the manual on how to make a rag coat by our method:

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