Re: [SCA-JML] Dobuku--embroidery and dyeing
- Ii Saburou wrote:
> I'm in the process of making kosode and dobuku and was wondering if anyoneActually, the *really* intricate ones are, I think, resist dyeing. If you get
> out there had any experience with putting on mon or dyeing fabric.
> I can dye the entire cloth, but I am trying to figure out shibori
> sew-resist dyeing, which I assume is how they get many of the really
> intricate patterns.
it to work, lemme know. <G>
>It's possible, but i rather doubt it. I imagine they would do the
> As for the embroidery, I was looking at the mon in several books and it
> almost looked like the mon was something that was first embroidered and
> then later sewn onto the garment. Is anyone familiar with this? Would it
> be like the patches on a boy scout uniform or something?
embroidery... wait. Hm. Well, given that garments were (supposedly)
disassembled for washing, "removable" mon patches -- especially given that
mon in some places were positioned *over* a seam -- would make sense. I'd
have to look into that.
>Now *that* I've seen. <G>
> Also, I'm not sure if this was done with embroidery, or only with other
> media. I know that a few that looked definitely like 'patches' were sewn
> onto undyed leather (deerskin).