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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Easy first garb?

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  • Elizabeth Cember
    Cheap dress form better than pretty much any commercial product: http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00002.asp Elspeth I bring myself happiness by
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 2, 2007
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      Cheap dress form better than pretty much any commercial product:
      http://www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00002.asp

      Elspeth

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      I bring myself joy by trying to see the beauty in all things.

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: Sarah <thswildcats@...>
      To: scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 8:35:37 PM
      Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Easy first garb?













      I know everyone recommends the T-Tunic but to be honest I just REALLY

      don't like them. I haven't done much sewing before so I would like

      something fairly easy. My eventual persona will probably be a 16th

      Century English Noblewoman (of French birth) but I don't really want

      to start out with a Tudor style gown as that seems like a pretty

      complicated piece for a beginner to start with. I can sew from a

      pattern but I have no dress form and have never even attempted to sew

      garb from just a picture and/or description (thats a long way off).

      Basically I just want something I can wear to build up to Tudor style

      that is more interesting than a T-Tunic. Thanks, Sarah














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