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by claireviolet
Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Backstrap Loom - authentic?
Replies: 13
Views: 3406

Thanks

Thanks Guys!!

I'm sorted with a loom now that I bought at Caldicot! I love it! Its not a backstrap but very portable and similar to an inkle loom!

Thanks for all the interetsing info!
Claire
by claireviolet
Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Caldicot Photos
Replies: 6
Views: 2218

Caldicot Photos

I have some photos of Caldicot - check them out at

http://community.webshots.com/user/claireviolet

I'm not sure if you were the knight I took a photo of but who knows..

Claire
by claireviolet
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Backstrap Loom - authentic?
Replies: 13
Views: 3406

Ok!

Ok! I'll think i'll leave it till im sure! Ill just use a normal frame loom!
Thanks! Thats saved me some effort that may have been in vein!
by claireviolet
Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dye disaster!!!! Mottled kirtle!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3092

Thanks everyone!

Hi there !

Thanks everyone! I am currently re - dyeing it - so should turn out very dark blue (I'll have to be a posh person!)
If that fails i'll use the dylon colour stripper as suggested.
It was just a plain old hand dye from dylon!
Thanks for the suggestions! Really appreciated!
by claireviolet
Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Backstrap Loom - authentic?
Replies: 13
Views: 3406

Backstrap Loom - authentic?

Backstrap Loom - authentic?
by claireviolet
Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dye disaster!!!! Mottled kirtle!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3092

Dye disaster!!!! Mottled kirtle!!

Mottled kirtle!!
by claireviolet
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cape with hood attached - authentic?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Cloak

Well the cloak should be good for Edward III onwards.... I dont want to be a queen or anything like that! A normal commoner!
Thanks so much for replying! This is very helpful!
by claireviolet
Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cape with hood attached - authentic?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Cape with hood attached - authentic?

Hi there! I am about to make a cape. I understand that it would be inauthentic to attach a hood to the cape and that its best to make the hood separately. Is this correct for all time frames - or was there a point in history when hoods were attched.....? Also I suppose the amount of fabric used woul...
by claireviolet
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval sewing kit - needles?
Replies: 11
Views: 4369

Thanks so much

Thank you everyone for your kind replies - thats really helpful!!!
by claireviolet
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval sewing kit - needles?
Replies: 11
Views: 4369

Thanks so much

Thank you everyone for your kind replies - thats really helpful!!!
by claireviolet
Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval sewing kit - needles?
Replies: 11
Views: 4369

Medieval sewing kit - needles?

Medieval sewing kit - needles?