29532Re: Wool-buying advice
- Feb 28, 2003
>This is a good point. I've been told by "those in the know" that
> Wool suiting probably looks too modern. It's appropriate for
> some uses and not others. If you're not sure, don't buy it.
worsted is period for Elizabethan and other late period garments.
> The wool most like medieval wool is called "flannel" by modernThe problem with most modern wool flannels that I've seen is that
> fabric stores.
they're too thick for things like gowns or tunics. Many are
heavyweight or coat weight. The flannel would be perfect if you can
find light weight.
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