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  • Maddalena Alessandra
    Well, then I guess if it is the wrong shade I overdye in ;-) ... http://tousando.proboards18.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=garb&thread=1204059823&page=1
    Message 1 of 91 , Mar 23, 2008
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      Well, then I guess if it is the wrong shade I overdye
      in ;-)
      --- wodeford <wodeford@...> wrote:

      > --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Rich Goble
      > <mcse4mci@...> wrote:
      > > Certain purples are restricted to the Imperial
      > Family;
      > unfortunately I do not have any manner of guide to
      > tell you which
      > ones. Again, I would consult Tousando.
      >
      > Murasaki (derived from a plant called gromwell) is
      > reserved as one of
      > the "forbidden" colors. There are other purple
      > shades that would not
      > be prohibited.
      >
      > Go here:
      >
      http://tousando.proboards18.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=garb&thread=1204059823&page=1
      > http://www.sengokudaimyo.com/garb/garb.ch12.html
      >
      > > Maddalena Alessandra <maddalex@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Migoro(body)rectangular 17" by
      > 58".....Sode(sleeve) 17"
      > > by 15"
      >
      > Nope. 17" x 116", assuming your nape to floor
      > measurement* is 58" and
      > 17" x 30" for the sode. You're looking at the
      > instructions for making
      > a paper template. You'd cut the FABRIC on a fold, so
      > it's twice as
      > long. The eri and okumi pieces are not cut on a
      > fold. (*If you want a
      > trailing hem, add 12".)
      >
      > > Would a purple under kosode be totally wrong with
      > this as I
      > > have no white availabe. Heraldicly I wear mainly
      > > blue, purple, and yellow.
      >
      > Your undergarment layer *should* be white. Use my
      > eri sugata
      > instructions further down the page (look for a
      > heading titled "That
      > Layering Thing"). You only need a small amount of
      > fabric to make a
      > false white under-collar. A remnant 6" x 36" should
      > be ample. Fold it
      > in half and sew it into a tube. You may want to put
      > a layer of
      > interfacing inside to give it a little crispness.
      > Baste or pin it to
      > the inside of the purple kosode collar at the nape
      > of the neck so that
      > just a little bit of the folded over edge peeps out
      > from under the
      > purple collar layer. You will look like you have a
      > third layer on that
      > way. ;-D (Note to self, I REALLY need to get
      > pictures of my fake eri
      > and how to put it on....)
      >
      > Good luck with your project. Do let us know how it
      > turns out!
      >
      > Saionji no Hanae
      > West Kingdom
      >
      >
    • wodeford
      ... Sohei were warrior monks. If you do a web search on Mount Hiei and Benkei you should find some basic information to start with. Saionji no Hanae West
      Message 91 of 91 , Apr 5, 2010
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        --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "garrettehill" <garrettehill@...> wrote:
        > I am new and I don't know what a Sohei persona is, could you explain a bit more please.

        Sohei were warrior monks. If you do a web search on "Mount Hiei" and "Benkei" you should find some basic information to start with.

        Saionji no Hanae
        West Kingdom
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