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by Alicia
Sun Jun 15, 2008 1:33 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Sleeves - 1250
Replies: 6
Views: 1085

Sleeves - 1250

Help please! I'm looking to make the ladies Finer Cote from medieval tailors apprentice and am having a reality check. The tight sleeves are described as being sewn on to the wearer; now I can well imagine that this worked in medieval life when you had an eager ladies maid to dress you each morning,...
by Alicia
Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: medieval knitting
Replies: 27
Views: 3715

Thanks Sally, We do Edwards 1 - 3 so are on the early side of medieval.
by Alicia
Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: medieval knitting
Replies: 27
Views: 3715

Hello, Following an enquiry from a new member, I've been trying to pin down when knitting came into general circulation in England and whether it was restricted to caps or also extended to stockings (which I've always been told were naalbound) or other garments. I've found a lot of web pages that me...
by Alicia
Tue Sep 18, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tracking haberdashery shops
Replies: 72
Views: 49313

Oakmount Mills in Burnley have a wonderful supply of fabrics and haberdashery thingamebobs. Its located behind Focus, up a "blink and you miss it" side street.

Its my new favourite fabric place, and that's putting aberkhans into second place!
by Alicia
Mon Jul 23, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Mass and Re-Enactment
Replies: 148
Views: 22275

Great Post most holy, I was waiting for someone to mention the latin and the hour long ceremony. You really wouldn't get a lot of mop interest. However a shortened (15 min), commented presentation on crucial differences and practices (as someone - marcus? suggested) would be really interesting to see.

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