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Mochyn
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Rush Hats

Postby Mochyn » Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:49 pm

Hello: I'm new here, although I suspect I know a lot of you already.

I need to make myself a rush hat suitable for c. 1461. Anyone done this? I'm guessing it should be bulrush type rushes, dried? Are they plaited and stitched to form, or what?

please help!




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Re: Rush Hats

Postby tanyabentham » Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:08 pm

I think youre meant to use green rushes. rachel from crafty beggers runs courses from time to time, try weald and downland museum site, they run traditional craft courses



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Re: Rush Hats

Postby Scottish Lady » Tue Apr 01, 2014 6:20 pm

Rachel makes amazing hats, not sure of her contact details though I'm afraid.


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