[HNW] Re: H-needlework Digest, Vol 32, Issue 10-question

noramunro@aol.com noramunro at aol.com
Tue Jan 17 10:27:26 PST 2006

 The notion of an 'X-foot rule' is common among re-enactor/recreationist types and means basically that something looks acceptably close to 'period' from a distance of X feet (where X = whatever distance an outside observer may be from the item in question).   In the case of my poly fleece lined wool cloak and hood (14th c style, I should specify), people have gotten quite close (within 3 feet) without noticing or commenting on the lining.
Dame Alianora Munro, OL, Atlantia
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Subject: [HNW] Re: H-needlework Digest, Vol 32, Issue 10-question

          May I show my ignorance of this subject and ask what the ' 3-foot rule' is?  Is it a slang term?   I've never heard that term used before.
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