Re: [SCA Newcomers] problems obtaining garb of my own
- Many times in my "modern" sewing I have found sheets to be an
economical solution. Now, after finding the SCA, I think it will be
even more so! Keep an eye out for them at sales and auctions, too.
You never know what you will find!
--- In email@example.com, "Ameilia of Seawinds"
> I'm not much on sewing, but I found a generic-type pattern for a
> gown. For fabric, I took a couple of old sheets that were still indecent
> shape and cut the pattern from them. The finished gown actuallycame out
> very nice, and you'd never know the fabric used to be sheets. Iused the
> bigger sheet for the main body of the gown, and the smaller onefor 'trim'
> around the sleeves, hem, neckline and waist.mention it.
> I don't know if this will work for you or not, but I thought I'd
> It fit into my budget, and if it hadn't come out well, I hadn'tlost that
> much in the way of money since I was using sheets that were nolonger in use
> for bedding. Also, now, when I can afford it, I can get betterfabric and
> feel I can make a new gown without ruining the more expensivematerial.
> In Service,
> Ameilia of Seawinds (still trying to find a name that can be
> ----- Original Message ----- ,
> > my father has been in the sca for about 20 years but i have just
> > recently become a member. for all events i have been to i have
> > the same outfits with the exception of one gown which was agift. i
> > need to know where i can get fabric and patterns for me and mythree
> > kids and won't break the bank. please any suggestions from lordsand
> > ladies welcome.