8350Re: [SCA Newcomers] Garb Question
- May 1, 2006Quoting Sara L Uckelman <liana@...>:
> Quoth "Selena":Say what? That's the first of ever heard of *that* IMHO, that's a
>> Hi all...for all of you who can't get enough garb questions
>> (sarcasism), here's another one from a newbie..What is the appropiate
>> fabric to use when making your first outfit..I ask this because I
>> heard a man at the last meeting say that after 12 years he was
>> completely period..I was under the impression, from another kingdom we
>> declined to join, that you were supposed to use the fabric you would
>> have found at that time, or as close to it as possible(ie.
>> linen)..thanks for any info
*stupid* idea! Not that you shouldn't use period fabrics, but that you
can *only* use fabric that your persona would have had access too.
(sounds more like the Civil War Guys (tm) or a true re-enactors guild
Most folks here swear by linen, (and I have some that I haven't had the
chance to make up yet), but it I was required to wear silk, I'd be
running around in my "shimmy" (as we say here in the mountains)!
Jerusha (who usually heard a "slip" described as a "shimmy" as a child)
University of Tennessee
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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