8026Re: [SCA-JML] Kendoist with no time needing armour!
- Jul 7, 2002
>I would recommend trying that question at the armour archiveThis site rocks! Thanks!!!
>(www.armourarchive.org). They may be able to help you find the best of
>what you're looking for.
>Find a rattan dealer online or near you. I believe there is someone outCheck Will Do!
>in CA who ships them across the country. Otherwise, look for someone
>nearby (your local SCA branch should be able to help you out). Look at
>www.sca.org for the marshal handbooks which will tell you what kind of
>measurements you will need.
>I would recommend starting with a kosode and hakama. Look under theOkay, will Do. I'm not good at sewing so will have to find help who will
>'files' section of the Yahoo!groups page for patterns--they are fairly
>easy. Check with your local Arts and Sciences minister if you need >help
>putting them together; most places I know have garb workshops at >least
>once a month, if not more. Japanese garb is nice because it is >basically
>rectangles, for the most part.
>After the kosode, go with a hitatare for formal wear. Maybe a kataginu
>(hitatare without the arms). For leisure wear you want a dobuku, and
>perhaps a jinbaori when you start fighting. For information on any of
>these, check out www.sengokudaimyo.com--look at the clothing section.
work for coins of the realm! A shopping I will go it seems!
www.sengokudaimyo.com Seems to be the site everone is sending me too! It
works very well, Domo! Great Site...
>Very well. If you would like assistance on any particularWow BIG THANKS for this, I have no idea where to start in doing the
>part--documenting a name, etc.--please let us know.
documentation. Where does one start? I'm thinking Starting as Ronin was the
best way to go, how else historicily could I explain why I'm in Europe? Any
help would be Great!
>Dou itashimashite*. (BTW, just an FYI, if you use Japanese it is usuallyCool, So on the field do We speak "Brokin Engrish" or just plain old English
>a good idea to translate it also as not everybody understands Japanese).
peppered with "Hai" and other snippits and bits of Nipon-go?
(*Here's that translation for the gaijin.. Thank You ;-} )
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