59018Re: [Authentic_SCA] use of applique in period banners
- May 16, 2012Contact Baroness Rebecca Mary Robinson, from Caid. She is an expert on
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Mistress Cristal delaMer
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 7:22 PM, Elizabeth W
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> Our College could do with a new war banner (as the old one is made of
> cotton and very faded). The current plan is to appliqu� this design
> http://lochac.sca.org/LRoA/Emblazons/Saint_Aldhelm_College_of.gif. For
> the sake of a more colour fast fabric with the right sort of weight I
> was thinking of probably using silk taffeta, or possibly dupion if it
> is noticeably cheaper.
> The articles I can find all seem to be about painted banners but as
> this is a project that we're hoping to do in short (2 hour) stints
> during our weekly meetings silk painting is not a very practical
> option (as what I've read about silk painting suggests that the only
> way to get relatively even colour across a large area is to make sure
> it is all painted in one go and allowed to dry flat so the dye won't
> pool or run).
> Does anyone know of a good source of information on the use of
> appliqu� in period banners?
> Elizabeth Walpole
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