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by Angie
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:23 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Nice manners for C18th Misses and Masters - help?
Replies: 60
Views: 8955

[i]"I'm going to feel very self conscious when I go on my first 18thC outing now... Lidimy, The first time I went to an event in 18th century dress (a couple of years ago) I was less concerned about manners and more concerned about if my kit was right. I remember refusing to come out of the ten...
by Angie
Thu Nov 20, 2008 1:20 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Devils Whore
Replies: 20
Views: 3000

I quite enjoyed it. I thought the scene after Edgehill was a nice touch.
by Angie
Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Blackened cloth?
Replies: 32
Views: 5894

I've come this a bit late but............ Pine pitch is a goldish colour, like black pitch if you mix it with beeswax you can get resin (rosin, code). This is used for waxing lined thread for stitching shoes amongst other things. Strangly many leather items have a white/cream thread which makes me t...
by Angie
Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Wish me luck!
Replies: 31
Views: 4356

Sleeves are an a**e at the best of times. When I made a soldiers coat for Tod it took me 4 attempts to get it right. Then when he tried it on the elbow was on the inside :roll: This would be one reason why I don't make costume very often.
by Angie
Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Plancenoit/Waterloo 2008
Replies: 21
Views: 2751

Great pictures, especially like the night firing ones. There certainly is something very fetching about some of these uniforms. :P
by Angie
Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

just found this.

http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/sca/work/jdb06b.jpg

it looks very much like mine.
by Angie
Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

I'm looking forward to it. It will be nice to meet you and your daughter again.
by Angie
Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

Goes with out saying. I haven't with any other period.
by Angie
Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

My other half portrays an archer so I'm guessing posh kit is out :) I have an apron I can use(I assume you mean the normal tie around the waist type) and I'm sure I have a coif I can use/adapt. How do I go about making over sleeves. Are they just sleeves that tie to the dress? Also were jackets of a...
by Angie
Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

I do Lace Wars usually and that takes care of my re-enactor needs.This is being done for love as my partner has started to do medieval. I have a shift and could see I needed that from the pictures I have found. The hat is also a given. Why is it that through history women have had a really bad deal ...
by Angie
Sun Jun 08, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: help required
Replies: 12
Views: 1698

help required

I an seeking some help. I am going to Tewkesbury in kit for the first time this year. It will probably be my one and only foray in to medieval event. I have purchased a short sleeved front lacing kirtle in linen. My question is do I definately need an over gown. From reading on line it seems that ei...
by Angie
Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:54 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Wallingford at christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Is this what you are looling for....

http://www.heraldseries.net/news/hswall ... ht_fun.php

I'm sure if you contact them they will have all the photos taken on the night.

Angie

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