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by Elden
Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Documentation! Articles! Guides!
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

Documentation! Articles! Guides!

Writing stuff and putting it on the internet helps new members, other clubs, and even long standing members, and we're always saying we should do more of it. At least I am. Couple of ideas: Beginner clothing guide - What items should new people have and what's our evidence? How should they make them...
by Elden
Wed Feb 04, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Miscellaneous metalwork
Replies: 2
Views: 4128

Re: Miscellaneous metalwork

Beautiful! :o
by Elden
Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Carry sack from Martebo
Replies: 9
Views: 7991

Re: Carry sack from Martebo

Thanks! I'll update the top post.
by Elden
Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Men's shirts
Replies: 0
Views: 2281

Men's shirts

Dumping ground for men's shirts in art

Bib. Ste. Genevieve MS.777 Decades 205R 1370
http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4053/11458/
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by Elden
Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Research
Topic: Breeches (aka braies, aka Men's undies)
Replies: 3
Views: 5482

Re: Breeches (aka braies, aka Men's undies)

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http://manuscriptminiatures.com/4053/11452/
by Elden
Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Make a simple veil
Replies: 0
Views: 2252

Make a simple veil

To make a simple, versatile veil you will need a rectangle of linen. The short side needs to be long enough to tie around your forehead and behind your neck. About 60-70cm should be fine. The long side should be about double the short side. Cut the linen and hem down non-selvage edges with a hem sti...
by Elden
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Getting started with clothing research
Replies: 0
Views: 2080

Getting started with clothing research

How can one get started with researching medieval clothing? The available information comes from several sources: Primary Sources Extant Garments Period artwork Written records Secondary Sources Research books which cite their primary sources Online blogs which cite primary sources Other re-enactors...
by Elden
Mon May 26, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: test post
Replies: 3
Views: 2911

Re: test post

Cool cool. The host migrated our system recently and in the process the forum's mailer died. I seem to have fixed it.
by Elden
Mon May 19, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: test post
Replies: 3
Views: 2911

test post

test
by Elden
Thu May 08, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Research
Topic: Wrapping dresses a-la breeches
Replies: 0
Views: 2024

Wrapping dresses a-la breeches

I found this cool marginalia from ROA linked in the breechcloth wrapping blog comments. A girl (I believe, as opposed to woman) has her dress wrapped up like breeches by pulling the back bottom hem through the front of her belt to play blind man's bluff. I would guess it makes it easier to move arou...