Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: Garb for Celts
- At 06:26 PM 5/2/2007, you wrote:
><http://www.geocities.com/hansensmtn/toby/basic_tunic.htm>http://www.geocities.com/hansensmtn/toby/basic_tunic.htmThe fold and cut method is okay--I use it for quick and dirty garb
>Here's an article on how to do a basic T-tunic (using rectangular
>construction or other method)--used into the early 14th century in
>England. You can't go wrong with this garb. :) Very comfy. Think
>medieval equivalent of our casual sweats. :) You can make it dressy
>in silk and with trim, or plain and functional in either linen or
for my boys--
but you can do much better with this
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- Well, OK, there's always The T-Tunic the Period Way, but you have to
have more help with that one when you first do it. I did it with help,
and I don't like the front gore and back gore look. Ick... There's more
than one way to do a tunic, though...
Barony of Stromgard
These sites were created be Matthew Newsome curator of
the Scottish Tartan Museum. He has done a lot of
research, in and out of time period and every thing he
writes is generally good.
His articles on SCA time period clothing include "The
Leine -- Early Gaelic Tunic", "The Early History Of
The Kilt", "Pre-Culloden Tartans", and his blog on
"Northumberland Tartan" from Friday, April 28, 2006.
Some of the "Pre-Culloden Tartans" are time period and
many are still being produced today. The tartans are
closest in appearance to time period tartans are:
"Northumberland Tartan", "Shepherd's Check", "Rob Roy
Tartan", "Moncrieff Tartan", "Old MacLachlan Tartan",
and "Robin Hood Tartan". In fact the "Braveheart
Tartan" worn in the movie was not that far off, in
appearance, thought the kilt the shirt and other
aspect of his clothing were wrong.