I've found that twill weaves give me the best drape. Now, I tend toward
the body panel construction rather than the pleated skirt method...BUT..the
one bliaut I made via the pleated skirt method I made using sari silk and
THAT worked out beautifully, too.
On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Susan <xany@...> wrote:
> was there an answer to this question as to what is the approriate silk for
> a 12th cntury bliaut in order to get those tight pleats you see? Has anyone
> made a bliaut that comae out looking right and can give some hints?
> --- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com, "C. DuBose" <Charlotte.DuBose@...> wrote:
> > To hitch onto this question - what type of silk would be best for a 12th
> > Bliaut? Is there a difference in materials depending on location?
> > miriel
> <SNIPPED BY MOD. TRIM YOUR POSTS.>
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