Re: [SCA Newcomers]Garb shopping
- There are a couple of Ebay merchants that sell good quality SCA garb,
as Elspeth says, be cautious and use the rating to determine if you
want to go that route.
Another option is the merchants webring:
There are some dead links, but overall, you have quite a few clothiers
to choose from.
A word about sewing...I couldn't even stitch a hem when I started and
my BF had a sewing machine he made his armor on (he is a light
fighter) he brought home when we moved in together...after buying a
few garments that I quickly deconstructed, I realized the patterns
were not that difficult...I find that making my own really is more
cost effective, but I must weigh that against the time it takes to
make the garments...
--- In email@example.com, Elizabeth Cember
>community dedicated to mocking the offerings of Ebay sellers who just
> Be *very* cautious buying from Ebay. There's a whole LiveJournal
stick "medieval", "renaissance" and "SCA" onto their stuff to get
people to look at it. Plain tunics in the colors from the article
about introductions to tunics that was posted earlier should be fine.
> "I slept and dreamt that life was joy,
> I woke and saw that life was duty,
> I acted and behold, duty was joy"
> -- Rabinranath Tagore
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lexx" <go2melanie@yahoo. com>
> To: <scanewcomers@ yahoogroups. com>
> Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2007 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] first garb (was: New to SCA-Persona
> > That's good if you know how to sew. Isn't there a place to like
>now I need
> > clothing. That's what I did at the ren faire and then realized
> > medieval garb.
> There are LOTS of garb merchants. It depends on what you are looking
> If you're looking for Peasant-type garb, one of my favorites is
> tgertoggs.com .
> Finding fabulous fares is fun.flight and hotel bargains.
> Let Yahoo! FareChase search your favorite travel sites to find
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