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That'd be me.

I have about a month and a half to make at least two more sets of garb for both myself and Rokurou-danna, because we're going to Potrero War.

Aieeee splat. Heh.

(Thank you, Larry and Torin, for the offer of camping with the household, the offer of the tent, the offer of the air mattresses, and the offer of the food. For the low-low price of $13/each a day. Because otherwise, we wouldn't be going.)
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to any of my SCAdian friends, or just anyone who's considering using stencils on their garb/clothes.

The Tulip precut sticky stencils that they sell at Michaels are really thin and floppy. They stick well for about seven stencils, and then stop sticking well.

With a heavily detailed stencil like those, you really need them to stick well. And for a full hitoe (which is what I'm making), you really need about 10 stencils for the small panels and 20 for the big ones. For those of you counting along at home, that's about 120 stencils.

Yeah, I won't be doing that, not with those stencils. I'm probably going to be freehanding something, or producing my own stencil. Probably freehanding. Not sure what yet.

Sugoi....

Jan. 16th, 2012 10:19 pm
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I managed to put together all of my kosode except for the collar and the hem tonight.

Just might get everything done on time! (:

Heh

Jan. 16th, 2012 05:50 pm
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I have totally got to get my kosode done, so I can move on to my hitatare.

Look! Poofy sleeves!
http://www.iz2.or.jp/english/fukusyoku/kosode/44.htm

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