I'll poke around Vegreville and see what I can find. The dance groups
here are also on pretty tight budgets - so they must have something.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, bettybetravellin <bettybetravellin@...> wrote:
> Thanks for the info. As well as looking to see if I can do
period-style Ukie garb for myself that will double duty for the SCA
and when I am in front of an audience speaking, I also teach Ukie dance.
> So, I am also looking to find some plakhta material for the adult
group I've just started. Unfortunately, the budget is tight, so alas,
having it woven here or purchasing it from Ukraine, is not an option.
> If anyone else has any ideas for inexpensive look-a-likes for the
plakhta material (Poltava), I'm all ears! (I've thought about using
plaid, but it looks, well, plaid, and doesn't work, in my opinion).
> Susan Koziel <kataryna_dragonweaver@...> wrote:
> I think this (see below) was supposed to go to the list
and not to me personally; since I wasn't the one looking for the fabric.
> As an aside, I do know someone who will do replica commision work
for Ukrainian weaving; but it doesn't come quickly or cheaply as her
contracts with museums take precedence. It's significantly more the
95$ a meter - but it will be from wool. If anyone is interested, I can
put you in touch with her.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: billjula2004 <vasyl@...>
> To: Kataryna Dragonweaver <kataryna_dragonweaver@...>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 7:33:25 PM
> Subject: Re: Period Ukrainian Costumes
> To whome it may concern
> > QUESTION: Does anyone know how to duplicate the checkered plahtka
> The wool checkered material from the Ukraine is about $95
> > > Cdn/metre at a dance supply store in Edmonton. Ouch!
> I know the material & in my oppinion it is junk but it is the only
> matreial to be had here in north America. I have had 2 Plakhta's woven
> in Ukraine ( oh by the way please use "Ukraine" & not "the Ukraine" the
> artical THE is not needed, you wouldn't say the France.) it cost more
> the $95 but it is of wool like the real ones & more colorful.
> Vasyl Jula
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