Re: [h-cost] Waists, waists, waists

2005-07-01 Thread Cin
: dropped waist. If not, there are other pages in the pattern fitting books to refer to. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Moda a Firenze and other costume sourcebooks

2005-08-03 Thread Cin
was stupendous. They've pulled things from Italian galleries and from galleries all over the world for this one. Italian only, as I recall. Better check. http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/english/mostre/ --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h

[h-cost] Re: Moda a Firenze and other costume sourcebooks

2005-08-05 Thread Cin
had to shoot from out of the room cuz the museum guards were too unfriendly for my secret powers to charm. --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] elizabethian corset

2005-08-16 Thread Cin
boning or busk. I'm currently using a wooden busk for my very late Elizahoovian. Someone else mention Corsets Crinolines. Yes, absolutely. Good material in there. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com

[h-cost] re: color names

2005-08-17 Thread Cin
Petrol is the one that gets me! Ever put fuel in something clear? Gasoline and diesel fuel are always a shade of red, pink or orange. My vote goes to Vomitesse de la Reine. So elegant. Yeh. Second runner up, too modern for this list I suspect, is Po-Mo Pink. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL

Subject: Re: [h-cost] have you read this costume book? Kyoto Fashion

2005-08-25 Thread Cin
catalogs that you can buy. I'm fond of the National museum in Tokyo www.tnm.go.jp * Kyoto Costume Museum does let part of their collection travel for exhibits. If you work for a museum or a school with a museum... dont I just wish. * I've written about most of this before, check the archives. --cin

[h-cost] Re: Question Sari fabric and Victorian dresses

2005-08-30 Thread Cin
the layers harmonious with the season, with the holiday and/or event. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: Gores

2005-08-31 Thread Cin
it? How to cheat this technique: Stitch only the top 2 of the slashed section. After the gore is set into the slash, remove the stay stitching. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com

Re: [h-cost] Question Sari fabric and Victorian dresses

2005-08-31 Thread Cin
on Japanese ladies. Happily, the fashion was for coordinating fabrics. I have several hand colored 1860-1880 Japanese woodcuts illustrating this. Kayta, you're welcome to come paw thru my kimonos, obi japanese costume books museum catalogs. Others are welcome, too. You've got my email address. --cin

[h-cost] Kimono styles (was: Sari ... Victorian)

2005-09-01 Thread Cin
lived there. My sympathies on your recent(?) loss. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

RE: [h-cost] more Eleonora of Toledo

2005-09-06 Thread Cin
not a bug as the translation in the rest of the text was done by a non-native English speaker. ... Next: Inventory of her gowns? Has it been translated? Where? I've been collecting inventories lately. Wanda Check the h-cost archives. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [h-cost] effigy corset: reeds/bamboo for stiffening

2005-09-07 Thread Cin
and wyre. Now, Tokyo, whalebone's fair game. I can even recommend a shop. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: effigy corset whalebone

2005-09-08 Thread Cin
qualities, fails to act like real whalebone. It doesnt look right either, not that you'd see it in a corset. Totally the wrong color texture. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman

Re: [h-cost] re: effigy corset whalebone

2005-09-08 Thread Cin
there is a processing difference. Oh boy, another bit of curious minutia to track down. If I had a nickel for every bit of minutia... --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman

Re: [h-cost] re: effigy corset whalebone

2005-09-08 Thread Cin
. English women of the nobility dress very similarly to the French except for very long stomachers. --Thomas Platter, Travels in England, 1599. My point here was that the original poster who ask about reeds also had some other options. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [h-cost] re: effigy corset whalebone

2005-09-09 Thread Cin
of the baleen is I suppose is reasonable supposition. I've never seen any in whole cloth so to speak. Hey, Kayta, you volunteer up at SF Maritime Museum. Do y'all have any displays on baleen up there? Are you demoing at Festival of the Sea tomorrow? --cin ___ h

[h-cost] re: making a fan

2005-09-21 Thread Cin
ivory to be closest to plastic for glueing purposes. -Judy Mitchell Cool site! Thanks for the tip, Judy. It's been a long time since we met at Costume Con RI, whatcha working on these days? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume

Subject: [h-cost] Eleanora's Dress

2005-09-22 Thread Cin
sua Influenza published by the Pitti Palace museum. There is also a publication on the Pisa gown pub'd 2000 post restoration. I have not read it. Has anyone else? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com

[h-cost] the 20th century

2005-09-22 Thread Cin
. As a case in point, the business suit here in Silicon Valley is rarely seen on any but real estate agents, bankers and people pitching to VCs. The suit is the marker of service supplication, not prestige. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h

[h-cost] why renaissance and not 18th century?

2005-09-22 Thread Cin
the crossover costumers, re-enactors and fandom. Bring on the Victorian Klingons! --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Current day fashion magazines

2005-09-24 Thread Cin
-sniffer that discriminates between locked/unlocked sites, gives IP address and details signal strength. Oh, and I want it purse-sized. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman

[h-cost] History in Fresno et environs

2005-09-24 Thread Cin
some are Spanish period. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

re: [h-cost] Eleonora da Toledo -- forensics

2005-09-27 Thread Cin
, the last Medici Duke. He was found w all his grave goods intact, tho the tomb was disturbed in the 1966 flood. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Beth and Bob Matney [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [h-cost] Eleonora da Toledo To: h-costume@mail.indra.com Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content

[h-cost] OT-Dyeing in a front end loader...?

2005-10-13 Thread Cin
recommended by the dye mfgr is as expected. Much less trouble. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] English Cut, a bespoke tailor's blog

2005-10-31 Thread Cin
into fine tailoring, it even has the odd useful tidbit. http://www.englishcut.com/ --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] hoops for crinoline dresses

2005-11-04 Thread Cin
can anyone give us advice on where we can get hooping material for crinoline dresses. Are they made of plastic or is it cloth covered wire and could anyone tell us where to get the appropriate materials please? I'm fond of www.Greenberg-Hammer.com Look for hoop wire in the boning section. --cin

[h-cost] What's your dressmaker's dummy wearing?

2005-11-14 Thread Cin
? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] PS. It's ok to run into the sewing room, toss something spiffy on the dummy and *then* tell us about it. ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Working with velvet

2005-11-28 Thread Cin
. In wool, I'd just grade down the interfacing then steam it to a fair-thee-well and whack the whole think with a clapper. If I do that on velvet I'll have a nasty squished mess. Got any hints? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing

[h-cost] What does herigaudz mean?

2005-11-29 Thread Cin
you what I think it is but I dont want to predispose your opinion. I've looked at 2 english translations, and dont agree with them. Care to opine? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http

Re: [h-cost] Working with velvet

2005-11-30 Thread Cin
vile experiments are in order. --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Re: working with velvet

2005-11-30 Thread Cin
for the needleboard notes. Greenberg Hammer has them from $50-300+ depending on the size. Yow! Tough to justify if I dont do much velvet. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com

re: [h-cost] Question about display...

2005-11-30 Thread Cin
permeated to count the acidic effects of dyes, chems, and can slow deteriation. I collect vintage photographs and handcolored fashion plates. My speciality papers photo sleeves come from Light Impressions an archival supply shop. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] epaulettes (was: working with velvet)

2005-11-30 Thread Cin
on men women. Here's a Spanish one: Blanche Payne: fig 336 Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia 1590 --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Re: working with velvet

2005-11-30 Thread Cin
even processed whether he should or not. I got to use my current favorite Maggie Thatcher line: Oh, I'm not the Queen, I'm only in politics. (I'm Campaign Treasurer for a county judicial candidate.) --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume

[h-cost] Mysterious gift giver on Ringland Rd in Raleigh, NC

2005-12-24 Thread Cin
of vintage bead and chain purses reticules. Thanks so much, Dear Sir or Madame! I hope you'll choose to reveal yourself. Best Holiday Wishes to all h-costumers and may all your costumes be goregous! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume

[h-cost] re: Elizabethan Gown question

2005-12-27 Thread Cin
, strand-of-beads-breaking-on-the-floor hazzard. Plan accordingly! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: Japan Vakation question

2006-01-06 Thread Cin
I have posted answers to all of these questions. Please check the h-cost archives for Bunka Gakuin, Omotesando, Okadaya, Hanazono, Oeno Park and the Kyoto Museum of Costume. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [h-cost] Japan Vakation question To: Historical Costume [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] Toni's aka Genevieve's 12th Night Renn Costume STOLEN

2006-01-09 Thread Cin
ahead and look at the pictures anyway. Toni's workmanship is quite something.) --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Re: paned sleeves for Elizabethan - question

2006-01-19 Thread Cin
my ivory silk satin brocade. The sleeve design I chose is based on the extant remains of Eleanor of Toledo's gown in the Pitti Palace. See JArnold Patts of Fashion. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume

RE: [h-cost] Need details

2006-01-20 Thread Cin
popular among us Victorians to indicate an ensemble of jewelry, usually a matched set of e.g. earrings, necklace, bracelet. There's probably a technical meaning around, too. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume

[h-cost] re: costume experts

2006-01-30 Thread Cin
referenced in PoF and Moda Firenza. I think there's one for Clara Eugenie's closet. (You know her portrait: the spanish princess with the dwarf). --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com

[h-cost] Geek fashion chic

2006-01-30 Thread Cin
Geek concepts applied to fashion chic. For the dressy nerds among us. Take a look at: http://news.zdnet.com/2300-9595_22-6030151-1.html --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com

[h-cost] extant wardrobe inventories

2006-01-30 Thread Cin
of the Dukes of Lorraine. It's not the wardrobe accts, but the accts of the entire estate, but, fashionwise, it does include everything from fabric buys to livery gifts. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com

[h-cost] re: extant inventories

2006-01-30 Thread Cin
starting point. Aint technology grand! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

re: [h-cost] williamsburg suit

2006-02-03 Thread Cin
. I can however, do some pretty good tailoring. Bjarne who wished i could for just one time make my pattern accurate at this point, but no... I think you'll do just fine. Wish I could see it in progress, --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume

[h-cost] the Fram Oil Filter hat politics

2006-02-06 Thread Cin
, If find it amusing to compare the Madelena the local mayorial candidates politicians. PS. for non-US folks, the Fram reference is to a car part formerly made in the US. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi guys... I know I've had a discussion about a weird period hat with some people, but I'm

[h-cost] re: fine drawing

2006-02-08 Thread Cin
of the most difficult places on a coat to make. Very very true! I covered the slashed edges with the teensiest band of silk organza to contain those stray silk satin fibres of the garment fabric. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume

[h-cost] Re: women costumes from The three musketeers

2006-02-15 Thread Cin
works, you will understand Janet Arnold, Blanche Payne, Norah Waugh and others' notes and pictures better. I'm hoping to get my copy of The Tudor Tailor soon. When I started costuming there just werent any books around on early construction and tailoring, only on cutting diagrams. --cin Cynthia

was: fancy dress costumes Re: [h-cost] italian childs renaissance dress

2006-02-15 Thread Cin
on my wall in the dining room. At the Pitti Palace in Florence, there was a small collection on display of 19th repros of earlier styles. I loved the 1840s(?) version of 15th c Florentine. It's in the Galleria di Costume catalogs. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [h-cost] colonial

2006-02-15 Thread Cin
, there was a preview for Marie Antonette. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Fancy Dress book on Ebay

2006-02-16 Thread Cin
p[lease let me know. The current winning bidder is a good friend of mine. I hope to see it if she wins. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Boned Stuart bodices doublets (was: Re: h-costume Digest, Vol 5, Issue 139)

2006-02-16 Thread Cin
showing the thick cardboard used to create the straight area between the chest and waist. The front edge is further stiffened by a whalebone. The doublet is 1630s, Natl Museum of Scotland. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list

[h-cost] Fancy Dress the Masquerade

2006-02-16 Thread Cin
, As if you wou'd commence Sultana Queen. --J. Arbuthnot _The Ball, Stated in a Dialogue Betwixt a Prude and a Coquet_, 1724 --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com

re: [h-cost] 3 musketeers

2006-02-16 Thread Cin
waist line and corseted bustline. Perhaps the lovely ladies that you dress are much taller long-waisted than I. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] 3 musketeers

2006-02-21 Thread Cin
said yourself, none of us really know how things were done. We're all experimenting. I've only made 2-3 of these gowns, but unlike you, I make them for myself, not someone else. No insults intended. My apologies if I sounded harsh. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] re: Partly OT: Stains on table linen

2006-03-02 Thread Cin
table linen respectively. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] Fit of a victorian bodice

2006-03-03 Thread Cin
On 3/3/06, Cin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I'm making an 1865-70 bodice (first bustle era) starting from the Truly Victorian ball bodice pattern, and I'm having trouble with the fit around the armholes -- there's a horizontal stress line about 1/2 above the bottom of the armhole (right

[h-cost] Vintage Clothing Swap Meet tea dance - Palo Alto, Calif

2006-03-15 Thread Cin
sorry for the short notice, ladies gents! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] On March 26, 2006 there will be a Vintage Clothing Swap Meet from 3:30 - 4:00pm at the Masonic Center preceding the Paul Price Society Orchestra Monthly Tea Dance. Come to the sale, and stay for the dance (see

re: [h-cost] Help with contract work fees

2006-03-15 Thread Cin
annual salary and divide by 2000 hrs (40hr week, 50 weeks in a year) and charge that as your hourly rate. This should work in pounds, euros dollars. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http

re: [h-cost] period dye color references

2006-03-16 Thread Cin
. I'd go with a mordant, too. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] 17th c doublet cuff closure

2006-03-16 Thread Cin
in my Louvre catalog, is the closure on the outside if the wrist, inside of the wrist or no closure at all? Is there a lapped vent as in 18th c manswear or is it just abutted as in the 16th c menswear. Norah Waugh doesnt go into this detail. Thanks for the help, --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [h-cost] 17th c doublet cuff closure

2006-03-17 Thread Cin
Hi Cin, The print i talk about is in the italian fashion history book by Mila Contini, if you would like, i can scan the print for you and send you by email. Yes please! That's one book I dont have. I found your guy Abraham Bosse and his lovely illustrations. Pretty pictures! None of them show

[h-cost] Re: 17th c doublet cuff closure

2006-03-19 Thread Cin
piece of trivia! Thanks much for your help, y'all. I'll check out the Stockholm online photos, too. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] 17th c doublet cuff closure

2006-03-20 Thread Cin
. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] 17th c doublet cuff closure

2006-03-20 Thread Cin
In Dynasties on page 223 there is a portrait with a man. His left arm shows open cuffs. Bjarne Got him! and wow screaming yellow stockings, and what's on those garters toe-bows? spangles! thanks! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume

[h-cost] re: Spanish California Women's Costume

2006-03-28 Thread Cin
assns are very helpful to newcomers. In particular, try Peralta Adobe in SJ, San Juan Bautista SHP and most especially Fort Ross. Many will have reference lists. Or read Two Years Before the Mast. He'll tell you what he saw 1st person. Check the h-cost archives under Californio fandango. --cin Cynthia

Re: [h-cost] quickie textile guide

2006-03-29 Thread Cin
would consider rayon in period. Victorian re-enactors might look up the artificial silk patent filed in 1855. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Re: [h-cost] Images of 16th century ladies

2006-03-29 Thread Cin
it on a French site. Undated. Marguerite de Valois, Enfant - Francois Clouet - 3eme quartier du 16eme siecle. Also undated. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: Spanish California Women's Costume

2006-03-29 Thread Cin
interesting things they do is to all choose exactly one day that they are recreating, so if it's really 30 Mar, then it will be 30 Mar 1848. This means they're all talking about the same local events, fashions, people, world news as they speak to visitors each other. It's a great experience. --cin

[h-cost] Motel of the Mysteries/ the Nacirema

2006-04-17 Thread Cin
I especially liked the ceremonial collar. (See, I knew it had some costume content!) -Carol Sounds very much like the old Body Ritual Among the Nacirema an old 50s article spoofing Anthropology. http://oak.cats.ohiou.edu/~thompsoc/Body.html --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [h-cost] fall front trousers, etc./ Costume Close-Up for sale

2006-04-25 Thread Cin
someone might want it. Do you want it? It's brand new. No eye-prints on it or anything. Pay cover price it's yours. If anyone else on h-cost wants it, same deal. If you live in or around Silicon Valley, no postage! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] Corwainers cobblers... what's what?

2006-05-04 Thread Cin
suggested chopine-ista, to which yet another said was a great name for the wearer of chopines. Another posited chopiƱero (that's the spanish n with the tilda on top) as the maker of chopines. Corwainers cobblers chopiƱeros... what's what? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] Re: h-costume Digest, Vol 5, Issue 403

2006-05-05 Thread Cin
altogether. I'd recommend maintaining the connection. Connecting the doublet to the breeches WB, whether on not you use the elastic trick, tugs the doublet down makes it hang smoothly over the body. --cin [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h

[h-cost] 1630s suit again

2006-05-07 Thread Cin
-calf muscles which bulk up. Garters are either a treasure or a torture for active people. Treasure, when they move smoothly, torture when they slip or pinch. Dont tell anyone, but I've been known to use a 2 piece of elastic tucked inside a cuff, at the inside-back of the knee. s! --cin Cynthia

[h-cost] What's your dressmaker's dummy wearing this spring?

2006-05-10 Thread Cin
a collar. For some reason, he also sports a black fox stole c1940. --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

RE: [h-cost] acid free tissue paper - sources

2006-05-26 Thread Cin
boxes for fabric storage up to quilt sizes. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

Subject: [h-cost] OT: meeting at SUNY Stony Brook

2006-06-06 Thread Cin
/nite, visit Half-price Tickets at Times Square and see a costume-heavy show! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Washington DC - Spy Museum Master of Disguise

2006-06-13 Thread Cin
entire sections on legends, graphics and specially modified clothing used by the CIA, allied agencies and The Loyal Opposition. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h

Re: [h-cost] ribbon embroidery frame, water-dissolving

2006-06-13 Thread Cin
just did them free-hanging. I'm a lifetime lap-quilter so this is not a surprise given what I'm used to and the fact that the beads cant be sandwiched in a frame. Yards of embroidered ribbon?! You have more patience than I. Zowie. Whatcha goin' to do with it? --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL

[h-cost] Washington DC -- American Indian Museum

2006-06-14 Thread Cin
, I didnt get very far into the museum before I had to run catch my plane. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Knitting and crochet

2006-06-16 Thread Cin
My beau found this news story. Knit yourself a car: http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1879263.html?menu=news.quirkies --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo

[h-cost] Re: h-costume Digest, Vol 5, Issue 487

2006-06-20 Thread Cin
weight marketing thing. DC specializes in hot muggy. I bought a book then they threw me out cuz it was closing time, --cin ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: bad luck!

2006-06-21 Thread Cin
with cold water. As ever, try it on a scrap first! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: costumes for Oklahoma

2006-06-21 Thread Cin
they get reused. http://www.amtsj.org I no longer have contacts there. Your requester will have to cold-call. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] re: NYC fabric store recommendations

2006-06-21 Thread Cin
co I didnt get there but got recommendations: Joes' Fabric Warehouse Zarin Fabric Warehouse Always fun to look at: Ressurection Vintage Broadway Vintage CLothiers Off B'way Boutique What Comes Around Goes Around And, of course, all at super discounts!! Heh, not a chance! --cin Cynthia Barnes

Re: [h-cost] silver foil tape for Paillons?

2006-06-23 Thread Cin
://www.contenti.com/products/files/231-435-1_0.html All I ever want is pictures of your work... this latest project sounds delicious! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

re: [h-cost] finished left side of the waistcoat

2006-07-02 Thread Cin
that I had a tricorne. If I did, I would take my hat off to you, sir! The vest is a spectacular design. I'm glad you flattened the flowers. It's a better look and will be easier to wear. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list

[h-cost] Buying a costume business

2006-07-03 Thread Cin
. ...need a lawyer YES! but not til after you do the valuation. I suspect this is either an S-corp or a std corporation. The lawyer will ensure that all the things you purchase end up in your possession. FYI, my MBA is in finance with a valuation emphasis. I'm happy to answer questions. --cin

Re: [h-cost] invisible zip (ok, not v. historic!)

2006-07-18 Thread Cin
... until you get to the tab at the top! Remove the icky colored tab replace with a Swarovsky crystal jewel, a wine glass charm or a vintage sterling charm bracelet element. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume

[h-cost] Framing vintage fashion plates

2006-07-19 Thread Cin
glass? The old place I patronized changed ownership Im not happy. I'm looking for a new frameshop. Yeah, there's a zillion around, but so few are any good. I'm hoping for a recommendation from someone who's framed their fashion plates, rare prints, old photos drawings, too. --cin Cynthia

Re: NSDM link on your website (was: [h-cost] free Regency bonnet...)

2006-07-26 Thread Cin
Dawn, FYI, saw your note remembered that I should mention the NSDM game link for Gencon is broken on your http://www.nsdmg.org/ website. Was hoping to see you at the con since we've never met in person. I'm working the dealer's room at the Lone Wolf (Army Builder) booth. --cin Cynthia Barnes

[h-cost] Re: NSDM link on your website -- OOPS

2006-07-26 Thread Cin
Sorry 'bout that ladies gents. T'was just a little off topic! --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 7/26/06, Cin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dawn, FYI, saw your note remembered that I should mention the NSDM game link for Gencon is broken on your http://www.nsdmg.org/ website.snip

[h-cost] pourpoint

2006-07-27 Thread Cin
about this alot and there was some interesting discussion on stuffings, 14th c quilting techniques, and the mysterious powder put in Jeanne d'Arc's pourpoint. http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/cloth/blois.html --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] OT - what do you make to beat the heat

2006-07-27 Thread Cin
of yardage to make some more. One print has French perfume bottles, another is Poiret fashion drawings from 1913 or so, another is the Tour Eiffel repeated all-over... and about 7 more selections. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list

[h-cost] Going to GenCon

2006-07-27 Thread Cin
Dawn I were wondering if anyone else on h-costume is going to GenCon. We *cant* be the only gamer-costumers around. There's LARPs historical fantasy and a costume contest to see. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h

[h-cost] re: favorite one-period-interprets-another

2006-08-16 Thread Cin
Purissima. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ h-costume mailing list h-costume@mail.indra.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume

[h-cost] Ben Franklin era or late 1700's America

2006-08-21 Thread Cin
On 8/21/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You want Costume Close-Up, Linda Baumgartner, published by Colonial Williamsburg. Patterns plus the how-to. Color pictures showing what tailors really want to see. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED] Today I volunteered to participate

[h-cost] Memorial Brasses

2006-08-22 Thread Cin
is posed in the typical fashion for medieval funereal brasses which gets in the way of seeing her neckline properly), and another example from the same site http://www.mbs-brasses.co.uk/pic_lib/Isabel_Cheyne.htm Hadnt seen this site before. Thanks for helping me waste a good chunk of the day. --cin

[h-cost] Re: h-costume Digest, Vol 5, Issue 589

2006-08-24 Thread Cin
of that terrific stuff. I would guess you can noodle around the website or any of the other art-URLs. Or find someone with the museum catalog. Try Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and/or Pre-Raphelite Brotherhood in google images. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

[h-cost] Lund, Sweden

2006-08-27 Thread Cin
Hey, list folks, in particular the Swedish contingent, I have a fiance going to Lund, Sweden for a brief business trip. Could you recommend any local museums or castles with excellent early costume collections? My clever plan is to send him for the catalog. --cin Cynthia Barnes [EMAIL PROTECTED

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