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by Emrock
Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: viking/dark ages wool thread
Replies: 5
Views: 2813

Re: viking/dark ages wool thread

thanks for the reply!

I'm also wondering about thread to use for embroidery? As this would have to be in contrasting colours so threads from the fabric won't work.
by Emrock
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: viking/dark ages wool thread
Replies: 5
Views: 2813

viking/dark ages wool thread

I am currently in the process of making a viking apron dress out of tabby wool, however I am unsure where to source wool thread from. I made the under dress from linen, with linen thread, however 100% wool thread is proving harder to find. Any suggestions?
by Emrock
Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Interested in 18th C. reenacting
Replies: 14
Views: 6033

Re: Interested in 18th C. reenacting

I think I'll drop Mannered Mob an email. As I say my interests are pretty broad, so I'm really most keen to find a group that does the sort of events/displays that would suit me best. Though I could talk about the finner points of the Seven Years War til the cows come home! Sarge, I don't think I've...
by Emrock
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Crumhorns
Replies: 1
Views: 2226

Crumhorns

Hi all,
Does anyone here play the Crumhorn? Are they suitable for 18th Century? And does anyone have any experience of the Early Music Shop ones?
I play the accordion and whistle already, but am looking for something to expand the periods of music I can play.
thanks
Emma
by Emrock
Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Interested in 18th C. reenacting
Replies: 14
Views: 6033

Interested in 18th C. reenacting

Hi, my name is Emma and althoug I've been reenacting for a while (I'm a member of La Columna Spanish Civil War Group) I'm new to this site. I am interested in reenacting 18th century and am looking for a group. What particularly concerns me is whether there are groups with plenty for women to do, so...

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