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by purple peril
Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:04 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Fabric Suppliers
Replies: 64
Views: 67940

Re: Fabric Suppliers

You are a horrid man, particularly for tempting me with the 'authentics' section :-x
Here's another rather pleasant place though...
http://www.marvictextiles.co.uk/
by purple peril
Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:53 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Noob looking for a group in NE England
Replies: 17
Views: 8717

Re: Noob looking for a group in NE England

Dunholm. Viking/Saxon group based in Durham.
by purple peril
Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Gorodetskoe Gulbische-festival of early history and culture
Replies: 6
Views: 2736

Re: Gorodetskoe Gulbische-festival of early history and culture

It looks amazing! Is that some of Silverwolf I can see there?
by purple peril
Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Britannia's Arthurian show in Caerleon
Replies: 6
Views: 2521

Re: Britannia's Arthurian show in Caerleon

...and this was me ;)
Perilsmall.jpg
by purple peril
Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Tracking haberdashery shops
Replies: 72
Views: 65535

Re: not exactly a haberdashery shop but

Bombay Stores, Shearbridge Road, Bradford does have a haberdashery department. It has all sorts of baubles, bangles and beads as well as some interesting trimmings that might be authenty for some periods. sometimes they have silks suitable for some periods - and silk Dupion in every colour you can ...
by purple peril
Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Wood ;)
Replies: 8
Views: 4403

Wood ;)

by purple peril
Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Things that make you go '!'
Replies: 141
Views: 23017

Hmm yes. Some supposedly 'made to measure' corsets look like they've been made to measure for someone else. Either too big or too small - both look really, really bad!
by purple peril
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: This years Battle of Hastings
Replies: 36
Views: 9153

Well, it's upon us again. Maybe see a few of you there :)
by purple peril
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Faintheart
Replies: 5
Views: 1651

Re: Faintheart

Medicus Matt wrote: Oh, and it's got Thorfinn Skullsplitter in it...who CARES about anything else?
aka. Daddy Pig, for our younger viewers :roll:
by purple peril
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: PKoSD: Bodelwyddan 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2688

Fox wrote:
purple peril wrote:Oh dear...Sir appears to be sans codpiece :roll:
That'd be 15thC split hoses then. :roll: (foolish girl)
It's all foxbummer to me :wink:
by purple peril
Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: PKoSD: Bodelwyddan 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 2688

Oh dear...Sir appears to be sans codpiece :roll:
by purple peril
Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh Beertent
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Medicus Matt wrote:
purple peril wrote:
Just the one, but you'll have to wait :roll:
But that doesn't suit my psychological profile at ALL!
Bovvered...do I look.....? :roll:
by purple peril
Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh pics+vid
Replies: 64
Views: 11964

lidimy wrote: Got a bit of Trix's helmet in there though :roll:
Oh dear, I really must fix those braies then :roll:
by purple peril
Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh Beertent
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Medicus Matt wrote:
Medicus Matt wrote:We were, indeed, mostly of the fantastic.
Does nobody have photos of 'Dodger' Will gatecrashing the Morris Dance?
Just the one, but you'll have to wait :roll:
by purple peril
Mon Jul 21, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh pics+vid
Replies: 64
Views: 11964

Cat wrote:Fantastic! I'm right in the middle of pic 4 (I think), body-on to the camera.
You are..them's definitely your leggies! :D
by purple peril
Mon May 19, 2008 8:33 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Rufford Abbey - May 2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2921

Sir Fletcher Phelps wrote:Nice to see you got my "wardrobe malfunction" - I went steaming in to the first scrap and my bloomin' hose decided to fall down! :D
Aah, bless :) Nice to see you not wearing a frock :wink:
by purple peril
Sat May 10, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: can you tell what it is yet.... :?
Replies: 30
Views: 8415

So, what does it look like now?
by purple peril
Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:40 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cannock Chase
Replies: 18
Views: 3778

Thrud wrote:Cannock Chase!!!!

AAarrrrrggghhhhhh....

I used to have to do cross-country on Cannock chase.
Really? I used to go orienteering there when I was still at school :)
by purple peril
Sat Nov 10, 2007 9:03 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Coif / Headwrappings
Replies: 30
Views: 5337

Oo, that does look interesting. Look forward to hearing more :D
by purple peril
Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Coif / Headwrappings
Replies: 30
Views: 5337

Hi Glaelia, having done some fairly extensive research into the period for use in the early14thC group I'm a member of, I always understood this to mean 'of marriageable age' and assumed it was a cultural/social/general dignity thing. Considering that women from this period would have been married ...
by purple peril
Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: saxon ladies
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Oakenshield, pm'd you :D
by purple peril
Thu Aug 23, 2007 9:46 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: British history 800 -1100AD -books?
Replies: 10
Views: 3610

Aha, I was going to post a link to Oxbow Books, but I see I've been beaten to it. It is a very dangerous place, particularly so if you make the pilgrimage to Oxford. Stick with the website - it's safer all round :roll:
by purple peril
Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Padded Armour: How much bigger???
Replies: 9
Views: 1936

Seem to remember when making Trix's, I sewed channels 2inches apart and that worked just fine. Watching him then stuff them all with hemp fibres, armed only with a walking stick and a bamboo cane, will stay in my mind for a long time :roll: He has really inconsiderately lost loads of weight since t...
by purple peril
Thu Jul 12, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Saxon embroidery- quick question for anyone who has done any
Replies: 24
Views: 3700

Fisc isn't full a authenti-team member though she was in training for it. She's definitely attached to the team as a consultant for late Saxon embroidery though - I'm not sure how official this is. It isn't, but here's not the place to discuss why. ...and yes Debs, she is the same person who said p...
by purple peril
Thu Jun 14, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Another want!! Natural (probably)dyed wool yarn?
Replies: 17
Views: 2950

Shadowcat wrote:Try here - I haven't bought yarn but kapok, and the lady was very helpful.

Handweavers Studio

http://www.geocities.com/athens/agora/9814/

S.
Go there go there go there go there go there...it's ace! You won't want to leave :D :D :D
by purple peril
Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Help identifying medieval song!
Replies: 29
Views: 7370

Fags 8)
by purple peril
Mon May 21, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Historic-shoes.co.uk? Updated
Replies: 34
Views: 5056

One of the guys who works at LePrevo is a re-enactor. I go there regularly, as I work just around the corner :) Do you? Where? We are around there quite a bit ;) Well done to RM. Very impressed - have made shoes in the past for both personal use and for sale and I know what a job it can be. Teach t...
by purple peril
Thu May 17, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: The Miraculous World of Alfonso the Wise
Replies: 2
Views: 2140

Dammit, why did you have to move 'down South'. It was really handy with you and Annie on the doorstep :) Hope it all goes well ;)