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by lemonsherbet
Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Received your email & am here.
Replies: 5
Views: 768

Re: Received your email & am here.

I also received your email! I am one of those who rarely post but what I DO like about this site is the ability to search past posts for specific things that I'm interested in. I've searched for making butter, butter churns, weaving, yarn, dye, kirtles, clerical clothing etc etc and there is always ...
by lemonsherbet
Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Webbing pattern dates
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: Webbing pattern dates

This is out of my time frame so I don't understand a single word but a friend of mine has researched RN webbing - don't know if this would be of help or be of interest but here is the link http://www.navyweb.co.uk/ And I'm sure any questions could be directed to him via https://sites.google.com/site...
by lemonsherbet
Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Tudor Bisuits
Replies: 1
Views: 1630

Re: Tudor Bisuits

You could try knot biscuits / jumbles of which there are quite a few recipes out there - this is one! Ingredients to make 25 jumbles 400g Self Raising Flour 160g Sugar 2 Eggs 2g Caraway seeds or Mixed Spice to taste Water to mix Method 1. Mix the flour, sugar, eggs and spice / seeds in a bowl. 2. Ad...
by lemonsherbet
Sun May 06, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Newbie Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

Re: Newbie Help

Nigel - finally managed to get into town yesterday and checked out the stall - and yes, they do have a good range of linen in many colours!

Some very nice blue just had to come home with me..... :shh:
by lemonsherbet
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Lay of Angor by Rae Andrew
Replies: 4
Views: 1658

Re: The Lay of Angor by Rae Andrew

And the revised second edition is now available:

special offer for uk customers: buy a signed copy of 'gondarlan' directly from the author, at the special launch price of £6 plus £1.50 p+p! email her.story@hotmail.co.uk to place your order.

An even better read at that price ;-)
by lemonsherbet
Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Newbie Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

Re: Newbie Help

Nigel wrote:Leeds market bm fabrics have a good range of linens from £4.00 a metre well worth a look and very friendly


NO!!!!! I do not need any more material!!!!!


But I'm in town tomorrow - it would be rude not to follow your kind suggestion :angel:
by lemonsherbet
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Newbie Help
Replies: 16
Views: 2125

Re: Newbie Help

Herts Specialist Fabrics sell a variety of wool and linen (and it comes in amazing cloth bags too!) and will send samples to you so that you can check the weight / colour. I have some lovely linen that I made an underkirtle out of and bought some 'medieval' wool from them that I used for an overkirt...
by lemonsherbet
Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Lay of Angor by Rae Andrew
Replies: 4
Views: 1658

Re: The Lay of Angor by Rae Andrew

This novel introduces us to the spoilt (but quite likeable!) daughter of the King of Gondarlan, the court, servants and the people of Gondarlan as well as the suitor for the Princess - Jehan and his Angorian entourage (whose way of life is very different from that of the Gondarlans). When the Angori...

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