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by Grymm
Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:34 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What is it about WWII clothing?
Replies: 24
Views: 2726

He's the one that talks a lot, I fall off castles............now you remember :P

Grymm
by Grymm
Sat Nov 26, 2005 4:18 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: My Top Three Books for beginners
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

Never did go for that government 'set', it's too dark, clashes with the scarlet of the coat. 'Sides I prefer a banyan, turban and a bottle of port or spending time perusing the periodicals in me favourite coffee house these days, all that running around getting sweaty biting cartridges(which makes y...
by Grymm
Sat Nov 26, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: bits and bobs
Replies: 18
Views: 2614

Equally beautiful and just as expensive are the fabrics from here www.e-luxus.fr/ Want me an 18thC waistcoat in...........well, one of each pattern and mebbe a suit for special occasions.

Grymm (planning a new banyan)
by Grymm
Fri Nov 25, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: My Top Three Books for beginners
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

Hmmmm so the choice is being a lobster or wearing a petticote.....think I'll stay a roaring boy! =op Books on the period I think are worth a read:- 'CRAZE, Gin and Debauchery in an age of Reason' by Jessica Warner, ISBN 1-86197-601-1 'Hogarth Engravings' the Dover edition ISBN 0-468-22479-1,large fo...
by Grymm
Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What is it about WWII clothing?
Replies: 24
Views: 2726

Thomas don't worry too much 'bout the hair, a cap gs covers a multitude of sins. A mate with waist lenght hair gets it all under one and my nip length(admittedly rapidly thinning)barnet was brylcremed up under a side cap for an event in Aug, 'think I got away with it.

Grymm
by Grymm
Fri Nov 25, 2005 12:01 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: We are sexy, we are the 18th century!
Replies: 78
Views: 9507

I spent most of my early 'nactoring in the Dark Ages or War of the Roses and I still do visit several times a year, but now as a regular time traveller (Romano-British up to......b**ger WWII now) I must say that the 18thC has got to be my fav for a number of reasons:- 1.The clothes, they turn most b...
by Grymm
Fri Aug 05, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hats again :)
Replies: 39
Views: 6448

Straws

The staw hat seems to be the shark of the hat world.... and before you start I dont mean it swims around scoffing anything it can get its brim on but that the shapes and methods of construction dont vary a busting lot from roman to today(either a woven sheet or a long strip of straw plait stitched i...

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