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by Aislinn
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:37 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wish me luck!
Replies: 31
Views: 5108

Now it is a perfect coat in my head- then it may be a horrible disappointment. That is exactly how I feel about most projects currently 'on the shelf'. They all have the potential to be perfect until I get started and begin making mistakes. The only thing that motivates me to start is remembering h...
by Aislinn
Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Dark is Rising - Film - The Seeker
Replies: 7
Views: 1644

I agree with Kate - the film is a complete departure from the books. Everything was over simplified and/or modified to fit a particular concept of what "sells". The crush/hormones were totally unnecessary as was making Will older than in the book. The insertion of science was the bit I really didn't...
by Aislinn
Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Position of sleeve seams - along the inner or outer arm?
Replies: 8
Views: 1782

Position of sleeve seams - along the inner or outer arm?

While discussing kit the topic of sleeve seams arose; primarily whether they should run along the inner arm (as with most patterns and modern clothing - see the diagram) or along the outer arm (see the photo). It was suggested that the outer arm is more correct for some periods even though most peop...
by Aislinn
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Recommended Reading
Replies: 17
Views: 24036

"Viking Clothing" Thor Ewing (2006) Tempus Publishing ISBN 0-7524-3587-6 - great book, in depth but easy to read.

"Dress in Ireland" Mairead Dunlevy (2000) Collins Press ISBN 978-1898256847 - An overview of clothing in Ireland up to the early 20th Century.