Survey (was Castellan)
mark_harris at quickmail.sps.mot.com
Tue Jun 4 22:20:52 PDT 1996
Greetings unto Antoine from Stefan li Rous,
All of my garb is...how do you say?
Newbie. I'm dying for better clothes...even one good set appropriate
for my persona (see below), but neither I nor my lady are handy with a
sewing machine. I'm afraid I may have to learn, as my efforts to get in
touch with local seamstresses has turned up nil.
Try this file for a little on seamstresses. Some reviews of some that
do mailorder, but not a very large file:
seamstresses-msg (14K) 10/ 9/95 Working with seamstresses. Lists &
> Now she and I are trying
> to dress in something approaching the same era (c 1300), which meant
> that I get something new. :)
My persona is 1280 Norman. Know where I can get patterns or pictures?
Try these files:
patterns-msg (41K) 2/ 5/96 Sources for clothing patterns.
clothing-books-msg (59K) 5/23/96 Book reviews, bibliographies and pattern
clothing-FAQ (56K) 8/ 2/93 Clothing - Frequently Asked Questions.
> The outfit itself is rather plain -- no embroidery, no real decoration,
> just plain, simple wool and linen, but I'm rather proud of it.
I'm sure you are... I don't crave adornment, just proper, well-fitted
period style. Also, where do you get (or how do you fashion) your hose,
if they are indeed appropriate for your persona?
Try this file:
hose-msg (68K) 5/17/96 Hose and leggings.
All the files mentioned above are in the CLOTHING section of
my SCA Rialto Files which are available at:
or from me by email.
You might also want to look at this file, which is in the CULTURES section:
Normans-msg (14K) 3/20/96 Norman culture, dress.
Hope this helps.
Ld. Stefan li Rous
Barony of Bryn Gwlad
markh at risc.sps.mot.com
mka Randy Shipp
rshipp at flash.net
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