- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Willow Polson <willow@c...>
> At 06:09 PM 1/31/2004 +0000, you wrote:else why
> >Garters are tied at the knee.
> Yeah, I just figured they would help with overall bagginess. Or
> would they have used them! 8-)If you fit them properly and use the right fabric, they won't be
baggy. Believe me. They fit like a glove.
> I am of the opinion that they portrayed them as they saw them, mostly.I haven't
> made any, but it seems that cutting on the bias allows a more fittedlook.
>I agree, but they still don't look like tights. We have a lot of
fellows around here who wear them well (Richard), and even the best
fitting ones get a bit saggy by the day's end. I was simply attempting
to delineate tights vs. hosen. Hmmm, now if you got sewn into your
hosen in the morning..... (if I were male I would be SUCH a fop!)