Unless they changed things while I was not looking, this group does not allow pictures to be posted. You can post a link to them, however.
--- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com, Antoinette <akmangan@...> wrote:
> It might help if you post the picture. To me your description sounds
> like Burgundian, but I can't be certain.
> On 24/08/2010 3:47 PM, Wade wrote:
> > Hey guys, I showed a seamstress, recently, a photo of a garment that
> > someone was wearing (and selling for oodles'a $$$) that I would *love*
> > to find a pattern to, instead of buying it from them (they are the
> > *only* person whom I *know* makes it)! He charges quite a LOT of money
> > for them (as would I), but being able to sew my own robes would have
> > so much more meaning for me, even in the fabric-buying stage.
> > Anyhoo...I showed a few photos to a seamstress I met by happenstance
> > through a review for a book on pattern-making at Amazon.Com What she
> > told me was VERY encouraging! According to her, she's sure she's seen
> > patterns for explicitly what I'm looking for, over the years,
> > somewhere, and that it's a very simple pattern with all of the effects
> > (bell-cuffs, and billowy/full-bodied robes.) being "easy as pie" to
> > accomplish! So, if a pattern for these robes *do* exist elsewhere, I
> > would LOVE to find them so that I could sew some robes for myself. She
> > mentioned, specifically, that my best luck would be from a commercial/
> > big-name pattern-maker by searching their costumes and Ren. Fair type
> > of patterns, but I haven't found anything precisely that would
> > replicate these particular robes (yet). So, I was hoping that I could
> > post a few photos of the garment and see if they generate any
> > responses from other tailors/ seamstresses who might have seen a
> > pattern for this precise garment before?
> > Thanks a TON!
> > ~ Wade MacMorrighan
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