Just use leather. I've got a pair that are 9 years old that are just
starting to die and they've been through at least 5 Pennsics. A and B are
the only plausibly period ones there. With view A you can wear patten
outside which will greatly increase the life of the shoes.
On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 8:15 PM, barb <dragon.rose55@...> wrote:
> Speaking of shoes (and we just Were!) has anyone tried any of the Butterick
> patterns for "period shoes"?
> What would be a good material to use for the sole? Authenticity not the
> here; longer-wearing IS....
> Outdoor use I would add brads or nailheads, etc to the sole to prolong the
> of the soles...but indoors? Not sure if I could sew rawhide (or whatever
> thick leather is) onto the soles...does shoe glue hold up well?
> ♥ barb ♥
> my little ol` web page
> From: Quokkaqueen <quokkaqueen@... <quokkaqueen%40hotmail.com>>
> To: SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com <SCA-Garb%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Sun, October 31, 2010 8:56:44 PM
> Subject: [SCA-Garb] Re: New shoes
> what's the difference between hobnailed soles and the turnshoe? and is
> there an
> advantage of one over the other?
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