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by Gandi
Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Joined or seperate hoes, and other questions.
Replies: 84
Views: 11923

if you cut hose based on surviving fragments, ie: with the vamp in one piece with the leg, then that wrinkle is virtually inevitable.The only way to get rid of it completely is to have a seperate vamp piece and a lot of time spent in the fitting or a lot of luck. I can't help think though that the c...
by Gandi
Fri Nov 04, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: serious enquiry - gentleman's relish - er porn.
Replies: 10
Views: 3802

and you'll be wanting to 'carve the woodblocks' in private next won't you; you sordid little man :wink:

'Practice pieces' indeed!!! so thats what they're calling it now is it?
by Gandi
Wed Nov 02, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Joined or seperate hoes, and other questions.
Replies: 84
Views: 11923

craig1459 wrote:
Gandi wrote:
craig1459 wrote:
One piece hose can be worn self-supporting depending on the construction


Not until the C16 really



Depends how tight you pull the points :)


Only in 're-enactor world' :twisted:
by Gandi
Wed Nov 02, 2005 9:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Joined or seperate hoes, and other questions.
Replies: 84
Views: 11923

Split hose are fixed to the braes. No, they are pointed to the doublet the same as joined Craig. Early medieval hosiery is attatched to the braies. One piece hose can be worn self-supporting depending on the construction Not until the C16 really Try taking the doublet and hoes off like a baby grow ...
by Gandi
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:53 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Rat de Cave
Replies: 16
Views: 5013

exactly Kate, they do work for just that purpose, but I've only ever seen them from the C18th/C19th on and then associated with lacemaking. I don't have the book to hand, but the antique collectors club book 'Fire & Light' which documents the extensive collection of John Caspel(?) is probbly the...
by Gandi
Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Rat de Cave
Replies: 16
Views: 5013

A question to ask yourself Dave is why does it allow you to adjust the height of the candle?

Surely if you're just using it as a candlestick, how high the candle is is immaterial?
by Gandi
Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: medieval birds and their admirers
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

i trust that the poor defenceless dumb creature wasn't harmed



When the chicken was removed :twisted:
by Gandi
Mon Aug 22, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: medieval birds and their admirers
Replies: 7
Views: 3370

i take it Neil was jealous of the floppy hat, hence the avian appendage :)

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