Re: Sideless surcoat
- --- In Authentic_SCA@y..., Zohra Rawling <zisaac@f...> wrote:
> oh it is just gorgeous!!!!Thanks, everybody. 8-) I was a little concerned about making a
> I absolutely love it!!!!!!
> *dreamy sigh*
> back to packing books *sniff*
sideless surcoat (since I'm not particularly svelte), but I think I
manage to look half-way decent.
Jehanne, the trick for white dresses is to wear them only indoors,
and make them out of linen. This one gets treated the same as a linen
tablecloth: pretreat any dirt/stains (the hem is usually black from
the dirt), then hot water, soap and bleach. Once it's washed and
ironed, it should look good once again.
I try not to make things that have to be drycleaned, because my 2
favorite dry cleaners are 400 miles away; if anybody knows of a
decent, inexpensive (less than $10 to clean simple garments like
cyclas) dry cleaners in the SF Bay Area (or even Sacramento), please
let me know. Otherwise, I'll keep taking my stuff down to L.A. when I