977Re: [Authentic_SCA] Dragging them into the light and more
- Mar 31, 2001Try this URL. It isn't clear enough to take patterns from, but it is
This one has cool links. including the preceding page.
I will keep looking.
Sajah bint Ibrahim wrote:
> I am trying to "entice" my household to be more
> authentic. To that end, I have always set up our
> pavilion(s) as authentically as possible, tried to
> remain in persona as much as possible (extremely
> difficult when your household doesn't follow suit!),
> and tried to maintain an "enchanted ground" within a
> certain radius of my "personal space".
> In the past two tourney seasons, this has resulted in:
> 5 more period pavilions
> people trying to keep mundane stuff out of sight a
> *lot* more
> fighters coming up to me and telling me "Hey, Sajah -
> I was dinking around on the web the other day, and I
> found out that it was *period* for my persona to fight
> with spears!!" - when that is their weapon of choice.
> fighters actually wearing *garb*, and not just a
> ripped up t-tunic over a pair of sweats
> folks actually gathering for mealtimes with feastgear,
> 'cause when I cook, I don't let 'em use paper
> one of our household members deciding to try for
> sargeantry, because "this research stuff is *cool*!!"
> Does anyone have any suggestions for bringing the rest
> of the household "into the light"?? I am not the head
> of the house, and don't wanna scare them with too much
> at once. The fact that my husband *still* refuses to
> cooperate too much doesn't help. It doesn't matter
> what I make him to wear, if it isn't *GREEN* (think
> John Deere Green - That is the color of his sheild,
> and most of his garb) he won't wear it. *sigh*
> Also, does anyone know if a Mongolian del pattern
> would be acceptable as a starting point for Tibetan
> garb? I really need to get started on this, but I am
> one who has a very hard time trying to extrapolate a
> pattern from a small photo or line drawing (which is
> all I have been able to find on Tibet).
> AAARRRGGGHHH!! I was going to direct people to a
> specific website I found, but I lost the bookmark!! It
> had around 80 different pics of Tibetan garb, but no
> real timeframe for them. If *ANYONE* knows or
> recognises this website description, PLEASE forward me
> the web addy!! (I know I am shouting, but I can't
> believe I did this! I was just deleting a bunch of
> old bookmarks, and this one must have snuck in. Bad
> So. I now go back to frantically hunting the web.
> Any help on household integration or Tibetan pattern
> alteration is helpful.
> Sajah the as yet unnamed Tibetan
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