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by drew
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Faking medieval food for permanent display!
Replies: 9
Views: 4269

Re: WANTED: Fake medieval food!

i now know how it is made but now i have another question. I will be trying to make a large pie and some pasties but how do i pack them out so that they do not sag (so that they look deep filled)

Rgds


Drew
by drew
Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Faking medieval food for permanent display!
Replies: 9
Views: 4269

Re: WANTED: Fake medieval food!

How would i go about making salt dough?

Drew
by drew
Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Artist Wanted for a Commision
Replies: 2
Views: 2105

Artist Wanted for a Commision

Hello all, I am in need of an Artist to paint a picture for me. I am looking for oil on canvas but cost may make me change my mind to water colour. The theme will be a battle scene depicting Mercury riding a white stallion into a wall of bowmen (Mercury-cap badge of Royal Signals, Stallion - cap bad...
by drew
Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century retreat?
Replies: 16
Views: 3625

keep us info'd please as i think a lot of people would be intrested in this.

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by drew
Sun Aug 31, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Napoleonic in Birmingham
Replies: 3
Views: 2164

Not to sure on 'a' group being in Brum' but i'm from Nuneaton just down the road and I am part of 95th Rifle, a uk wide group. www.95thrifles.co.uk

Drew
by drew
Fri Apr 04, 2008 12:52 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: knitting
Replies: 21
Views: 2559

OMG! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer the question...and more.

I think that I may need to change my mind on this project or at least put it on the back burner.

Thanks again.

Drew
by drew
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: knitting
Replies: 21
Views: 2559

knitting

How do I go about learning how to knit. All I need to be able to do is knit a rough cardigan style item. Nothing flash, rough and ready. My idea is for it to gowith a 1800 Cent' tinkers outfit.
by drew
Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Napoleonic
Replies: 4
Views: 2043

www.95thrifles.co.uk We are UK wide.
by drew
Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:07 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Field Surgery.
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

Thank you, one step closer.

:)
by drew
Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: How to make clothes look worn...
Replies: 32
Views: 4788

To age the neck line and around the cuffs take a small amount of Vaseline and rub into the edge’s, not to much just a little then add a little dirt, rub off excess. Try this on a spare piece of cloth before you use on your prized clothing. For overall ageing take your clothing and place in a strong ...
by drew
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Field Surgery.
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

Field Surgery.

Could someone point me towards some good web sites giving information on the surgeon and his art during the Napoleonic period?

Rgds

Drew
by drew
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric for a regency outfit
Replies: 43
Views: 7866

Sally,

The fall front is the one you want and not the ‘zipper’ style. The latter is Victorian.
by drew
Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric for a regency outfit
Replies: 43
Views: 7866

This is great: http://tidenstoej.natmus.dk/periode1/dragt.asp?ID=76

and this for the fella, get an eye full of this...I think this is going to be my next project.
http://tidenstoej.natmus.dk/periode1/dragt.asp?ID=86


Good site find.

Drew
by drew
Wed Mar 12, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric for a regency outfit
Replies: 43
Views: 7866

Shadowcat, could you do the same for me please?

Drew
by drew
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric for a regency outfit
Replies: 43
Views: 7866

For her http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/spencerpatternhelp.htm http://www.sensibility.com/vintageimages/1800s/pagetwo.htm I would try to stay away from the boring white based dress for your night out, fine for the day with your Spencer but for the night you need to out shine the others. Colours w...
by drew
Fri Mar 07, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Mameluke Sword
Replies: 1
Views: 763

Mameluke Sword

No problem, I found the answer.


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by drew
Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Mess Summer Ball
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Mess Summer Ball

Hello all, I have just been informed that this year’s summer ball will have” Medieval” theme. I am hoping that someone here will be able to point me in the right direction in getting some clothing patterns for the period. I am looking for (if there is such a thing) a ‘sexy’ full length outfit for my...
by drew
Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 1796 Pattern Sergeant's Sword.
Replies: 4
Views: 2175

Just seen one one ebay
by drew
Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What did you do last Summer
Replies: 4
Views: 1323

What did you do last Summer

by drew
Sat Sep 22, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: 1914 Brass compass
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

1914 Brass compass

I was down the Jingly market today (Afghanistan) and they are selling nice 1914 stamped compass's. They differin size from slightly larger than 50p to one's that are as big as my palm. The will be quite cheap compared to buying in the uk. They also sell other item stamped 1914. If anyone is intreste...
by drew
Sat Sep 22, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Happy Alma Day
Replies: 3
Views: 1897

Information wold be nice if you have any on Alma as i live in Alma Court...good old British Army street naming.

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by drew
Sun Sep 09, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Looking for...
Replies: 0
Views: 662

Looking for...

Looking for some one to sell me and send out red and white melto cloth to Afghanistan, Kandahar so i can sew in my time off....the amount will only be about 4 meter of each...any takers (it may take a while before i can read this again, so dont think i am been rude if i do not answer directly) Rgds ...
by drew
Sun Jul 15, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Shugborough Post Mortem
Replies: 33
Views: 3942

So how would you go about making it better next year?

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by drew
Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: DETLING 07
Replies: 3
Views: 2195

by drew
Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Alderney Militia
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Alderney Militia

Hello all,

My first post and i am begging for help.

I am looking for information on Uniform Dress of the Alderney Militia over the period 1805 - 1815.

I have searched all the sites that i know of, contacted Jersey and Alderney but to no avail, if you can help me, please do.

Regards

Drew

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