At 10:46 PM 05/02/2000 -0000, you wrote:
> ""<> wrote:
>> Thanks for the input
> got cut off...!
> I'm kind of a chicken when it comes
> trying something without first hearing from a reputable garber that
> the source is a good one!
I have used the Red Dawn site (and I even contributed the "how to add a
hood to a cloak" article) as well as conversing with her.
> Sorry about the double up on the boning question...I bet it gets
> asked a lot though~!~
It sure does, but I don't mind repeating info :) Sharing knowledge is how
everyone learns, and the learning never stops :)
>>>>Any thoughts for easily accesible sources for
>>>> other types of boning?
>>> Seems like we just had this discussion, but here we go
>> again :)
>>> I personally use drain snake, which is available in the plumbing
>>> of most hardware stores, and the other equivalent is electrician's
>>> " Hard to cut, but easy to break with
>> pliers and
>>> it bends where you need it to, springs right back to straight and
>>> It is all I use, and it is fairly cheap too.
>>>> but pants are a nightmare and any thing harder? Forget it. I
>>>> looked throught the patterns offered by the big 3 (mc calls,
>>>> butterick, simplicity) and haven't really found anything
>> suitable. I
>>>> have seen lots of well dressed big men at events, some one must
>>>> how to costume them! I am not a confident enough seamstress to
>>>> a pattern myself, but I could adapt a comerical pattern if I
>>>> good starting point...any suggestions?
>>> There are a bunch of us out here who draft patterns for others,
>>> are also some websites that are very helpful for drafting your
>>> Hope this helps!
>>> Lady Victoria's Castle Closet:
>>> Custom Clothing and Fine Renaissance Designs
>>> APRIL SPECIAL! 10% off Muslin Garb!!
>>> 15% discount to List Members on top of Monthly Specials! :)
>>> (Don't forget to sign the guestbook!)
> Community email addresses:
> Post message: SCA-Garb@egroups.com
> Shortcut URL to this page:
Lady Victoria's Castle Closet:
Custom Clothing and Patterns, and Fine Renaissance Designs
MAY SPECIAL!! 20% off Brocade Garb!!
15% discount to List Members on top of Monthly Specials! :)
(Don't forget to sign the guestbook!)