Submitted by Fineamhain on Tue, 2005-03-22 19:58
Pssst! Have you always had a hankering to wear pale pink panne velvet? Are you tired of wearing nice garb and would like to try your hand at something truly horrible instead? Then boy, do we have the feast for you!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 13:06
Join us this year at Costume-Con® 23: Utah Crossroads: Space and Time for four days of classes, workshops and panels. This is a chance to meet like-minded costumers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 10:34
EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED. The Incipient Shire of Blackwater, as Sponsored by the Shire of Heronter, proudly, and with great excitement, announces their first official event, to be held on May 27-29, 2005. Put Your Best Presser Foot Forward, a Garb Skirmish is a fun event where we will be making new clothes for our menfolk.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 07:12
Rory McGowen has posted photos from the recent Clothier's Seminar in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-12 17:16
The Ladies of Northshield, a calendar commemorating the 40th anniversary of the SCA, is now available for pre-order.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-09 10:40
Researchers working on the Roman city of Pompeii are using ancient methods to re-create the Roman imperial cloth used for togas.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-01-17 21:11
Custom crafted medieval, Renaissance, and fantasy garb for men and women.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:56
Syke's offers books, clothing, and other accoutrements (largely for 17th century goods, but also some for earlier periods).
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:53
Chivalry Bookshelf/Revival Enterprises is a source for historical military & civilian clothing, footwear, and books on arms & armor, medieval history, and Western martial arts.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:51
Chivalry sports has medieval and Renaissance costumes, accessories, armor, swords and other weapons, as well as games, gifts and collectibles.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:48
Designs by Kate provides all sorts of medieval and renaissance garb, including "cloaks, capes, doublets, jerkins, shirts, tunics, breeches, leines, chaperons, cowls, flat hats, tams, coifs, monk's ensembles, robes, snoods, buttons & clasps, ostrich feathers and feather cockades, as well as books about Renaissance clothing and general knowledge of the Renaissance period."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:38
Thorny Rose provides men's and ladies' garb, cloaks, and accessories.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:33
House Morningstar supplies hand-made garments of natural fibers, costume accessories, books, leather goods, and pewter feast ware, along with various other medievalist items.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-01-07 13:27
Since 1996, Historic Enterprises has been bringing high quality reproduction items to historic sites and historical enthusiasts worldwide. All of their offerings are based on historical material, and many are exact reproductions of pieces from museums and private collections. They provide an historical accuracy rating and documentation online, quick shipping, first rate customer service.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 15:08
An article on the Straight Dope website discusses the use of horns on Viking helmets and why they are depicted as such.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 20:12
Medieval costume expert Robin Netherton has announced a new academic journal, Medieval Clothing & Textiles, which will include articles by SCA members.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-24 10:15
Out of SCA time period, but still interesting, is an article on the costumes of sets of Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 08:02
Giovanna has posted photos from Northshield's recent Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:58
"Your First Garb" helps newcomers find patterns, buy fabric, and make costumes that are both easy to create and historically accurate.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:32
Jane Stockton, who lives in Lochac and is a frequent SCAtoday.net contributing writer, maintains this extensive web site about costuming, blackwork, and embroidery, mostly from the Elizabethan period.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-12 09:29
The Viking textile classic, Woven into the Earth by Else Ostergaard, is now available in an English translation. Amazon.com has a review.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:35
Mistress Oonagh O'Neill, from the Barony of Politarchopalis in the Kingdom of Lochac, has an extensive web site with photographs, research notes, and other documentation on European ladies' court dresses from the 16th century.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:28
Technically Naked is a web site about the history and construction of men's and women's undergarments in the 16th century in Europe.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-10-30 14:27
Small pieces of bone, the leftovers from button making, have been found on the site of an old Salvation Army building in Coventry.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-10-26 14:53
Lady Jehanne de Wodeford's home page contains information on European and Japanese clothing and fans, plus original songs and poetry by Jehanne herself and by "Lady Makiwara" (an alternate persona). The poetry includes both haiku and an older form known as waka (or tanka, or uta).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 10:31
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver consists of a day of classes dedicated to the study of clothing from 600-1600.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 14:24
The Shire of Silver Rylle proudly announces that it will be hosting, with the generous permission of the Shire of Owl's Reste, Fields of Gold, a combination Golden Seamstress competition and Golden Quill competition, on February 4 & 5, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 10:29
British costuming legend Janet Arnold appeared recently in the online "Biography of the Day" series.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 08:35
The Medieval Dress & Textile Society in England is offering Clothes and Tailoring in Medieval Europe: Reconstructing Medieval Tailoring, a workshop to be held in London October 23, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-04 19:29
Costuming expert Robin Netherton will present a lecture October 16, 2004 in the Washington D.C. area.