1/4″ White Cotton Tape – 250 yard spool


Made in the USA

This 1/4″ cotton tape works very well for tying stays, tying the backs of breeches and inserting in button shanks for sewing on buttons with shanks. the directions for this method are found in The Workman’s Guide to Tailoring Stitches. Directions for securely sewing cotton tape on to a garment are found in The Lady’s Guide to Plain Sewing Book II. In 1783 in The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London “WILLIAM HATCHMAN was indicted for feloniously stealing . . .  24 yards of cotton tape, value 4 s.”

9 in stock

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