[HNW] Highly unlikely

Leif og Bjarne Drews drewscph at post12.tele.dk
Wed Nov 28 06:41:37 PST 2007

I think also that piping mostly is made from bias cut material, and bias 
cutting was considered way two much waste. They used straight pieces for 
bindings, and you cant make nice piping from straight cut.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kathryn Newell" <cknewell at earthlink.net>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 1:53 PM
Subject: [HNW] Highly unlikely

> Joellyn:
> <  My name is Joellen and new to the list. I am curious as to when piping
> would have been considered "period". Certainly 18th century to the 
> present,
> but, how far back does it really go?>
> I was referring to the idea of it being on cushions. I really don't know 
> how
> far back piping goes. I've seen it on some early 19th century clothing
> pieces in books. I didn't see much evidence of it when I used to do 
> serious
> SCA-era garb research.
> Sorry!
> --Kathryn
> SCA: Kathryn Goodwyn
> "too many centuries...too little time"
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