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by glaelia
Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 15th c kit for toddlers
Replies: 10
Views: 1553

Re: 15th c kit for toddlers

wulfenganck wrote: (obviously blue must have been THE favoured colour for childrens clothing...)



Or that's the colour the artist had the easiest access to ;)


Alice - could you do a rundown like that for me for 14th Century??

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by glaelia
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewksbury pics ...
Replies: 18
Views: 3017

Bwaha! I wonder what you'll find!!!
by glaelia
Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewksbury pics ...
Replies: 18
Views: 3017

Hehe. Have accepted you, comment away ;)
by glaelia
Sun Jul 20, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewksbury pics ...
Replies: 18
Views: 3017

Then friend me, doofus!

Lord Throckmorton - I certainly do, do you have an email?

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by glaelia
Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewksbury pics ...
Replies: 18
Views: 3017

Hehe, you ruined a nice shot there! ;)

Do you have to be my friend? Hmmph. Do you have a facebook??
by glaelia
Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewksbury pics ...
Replies: 18
Views: 3017

Tewksbury pics ...

Have put quite a few pics on my facebook! Go have a look, lots of the battle - you might spot yourself! Originals are 9mb but if anyone wants one, just let me know :) http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=47608&l=05c20&id=589063139 http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=47507&l=1b2da&...
by glaelia
Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Gores - Or how to lose one's sanity in one easy lesson
Replies: 32
Views: 4323

Ah, good, I was all worried for a moment then!! I'm glad I haven't trimmed anything yet as I tried my shift on this morning and I actually need to move the gores up a couple of inches - I've cut it quite big and therefore the waist on the dress is lower than my actual waist! So that should use up so...
by glaelia
Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Gores - Or how to lose one's sanity in one easy lesson
Replies: 32
Views: 4323

Alice the Huswyf wrote:Point: are you whipstitiching the seams as a construction seam alone or as a neatening? You need an inset seam line for strength in wear.



As construction ... I'm following the advice on the tudor costume page ...

http://freespace.virgin.net/f.lea/shiftmake2.html
by glaelia
Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Gores - Or how to lose one's sanity in one easy lesson
Replies: 32
Views: 4323

I'm making my first shift at the moment, handsewing it but we (mother and I) cut it out from a simple dress pattern (Burda) so I didn't muck it up too much! I'm doing okay, whip stitching the seams together which is working nicely. However I put one of the gore's in tonight and its all gone down hil...
by glaelia
Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Coif / Headwrappings
Replies: 30
Views: 4200

Bumping this ...

... to ask my own question. :arrow: So, I've been looking at hat patterns, raiding the library on my off hours, and trawling the interwebs for various ideas and I seem to be coming across a common theme, that young women in the 14th century (Edward III reign), especially those of higher status, wore...
by glaelia
Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 14387

The main thing wrong with it is its so long, every time I've tried to watch it, I've fallen asleep ....
by glaelia
Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: £33?
Replies: 44
Views: 4362

zauberdachs wrote:I work with books, I could get you a copy for £20 inc post and packing.


I'd be really interested in this too (I've been looking to get a copy) if there's any chance you could get me one ... there'd be a pint in it if you're coming to the christmas drinks ;)

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