Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: Fabric
- At 08:24 AM 6/29/2007, you wrote:
>I'm just learning about fabrics and such, but isn't this a good dealThe width is not the issue. The issue is that it's only 5 momme,
>or is it too small to be useful at only 36"
>it's only 2.35/yd natural silk
which means very very light--too light for garb. I made a partlet
once out of the stuff and it was quite sheer.
It's also slippery, floaty and a PITA to work with. Every rough spot
on your fingers will snag it. And the way it raveled when I attempted hem it...
Well, let us draw the curtain of charity over the scene that followed.
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