3671RE: [SCA-Milliners] Barbettes
- Nov 2, 2007Tablet weaving is what I do and it seems easier to me than sewing a
bit of cloth into the right configuration. One color, four up four back,
repeat and I'm done.
I bought a lap size loom last weekend and am anxious to get it
stained and varnished so I can start using it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Cynthia Virtue
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 7:09 AM
> To: SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [SCA-Milliners] Barbettes
> Masters, Cheryl L FC wrote:
> > Greetings to the List,
> > I believe what I am thinking of is called Barbettes. I am
> thinking of
> > the bands that go around the head. One beneath the chin and
> one around
> > the crown. Is there any reason to think these would NOT have been
> > tablet woven?
> Barbette means 'little beard', I think, and most folks think
> of it as the chin strap portion of the bands to anchor the
> veil (or to anchor a coffee filter type hat.)
> Tablet woven is an intriguing idea, however, that seems like
> a lot of effort for something which is 1: generally white and
> 2: could be made out of offcuts. But it might make an
> interesting variation.
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