Re: Alternatives for mid-14th century headgear
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"Marianne Perdomo" <marianne@...> wrote:
> Not my period but that's just so cool! Does anyone know of moreexamples of
> such fancy seam joinings? Any 15th century ones? I'd love to recreateI can only give you generalities.. maybe someone has links to extant
> something like that! :)
pieces, but it is my understanding that seams are often
found "accented" rather than hidden in digs....
Sorry, an event plus work and life kept me far too busy for a while...
2008/9/30 Labhaoise O'Beachain <labhaoise_obeachain@...>
> I can only give you generalities.. maybe someone has links to extantAh, yes... I had seen a 13th Spanish tunic where the side seams were
> pieces, but it is my understanding that seams are often
> found "accented" rather than hidden in digs....
accented with herringbone(?) stitch (red thread on white material), but
never quite seen an actual gap before.
I may have to find something to try it on one of these day. Ideas welcome
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> Have you tried making a St Birgitta cap, and pin the veil to that?
> /LenaThank you. I'm going to try that. Fortunately, my mom is good at
helping me fit things behind my head or back. Ha ha!
Lady Catarine Quhiting
Barony of Terra Pomaria, Summits, An Tir