Neck facings or not
- Are neckholes necessarily faced? I have read about roll-hemming, bias-binding, binding with fabric not cut on the bias. Anyone know of an instance where the neck was bound off with, say, blanket-stitch? (Seems more practical, actually.)
- On 06/16/2011 07:16 PM, Diane Sawyer Dooley wrote:
> Um... I didn't write any of that. Attribution matters, people!Sorry for the bad cutting. I was actually just trying to comment on
what Catrijn had said.
>> From: Catherine Olanich Raymond<cathy@...>
>> To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
>> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 7:10 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Neck facings or not
>> On 06/16/2011 04:17 PM, Diane Sawyer Dooley wrote:
>>>> From: Michael Hurley<mephit@...>
>>>> To: Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com
>>>> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 4:09 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Authentic_SCA] Neck facings or not
>>>> On Jun 16, 2011, at 9:47 AM, Catrijn vanden Westhende wrote:
>>>>> That demonstrates something that looks like a facing, but doesn't tell
>>>>> us much about it's construction. It could equally well be applied
>>>>> more like appliqué, and not be integral to the finishing of the
>>>> For that matter, they could be tablet woven edges integral to the body
>>>> fabric, but contrasting in appearance. This was certainly done in
>>>> later times (surviving samples from the 14th century, as I recall), I
>>>> don't know if tablet weaving was known to the earlier celts. Anyone?
>> The Hogom grave (Migration Period) has tablet woven edging on a cloak.
>> The Hochdorf grave contains tablet woven remains:
>> Carolyn's essay discusses other early tablet-woven finds, and includes a
>> I vaguely recall having heard that the classical Romans did tablet
>> weaving with 3-sided tablets, but I can't quote a source for that.
>> Cathy Raymond
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