"When I made them, I did it with some string, chalk, and a big ruler- I drew a circle, then drew in 6 arms, not quite meeting each other at the circumference of the circle. I found arm length worked best about 1.5x the radius of my circle beyond the…"
Second international event for historical Landsknecht re-enactment.Landsknechte from end 15.th - Mid. 16.th.Further info will follow.The area is clear now.Registration form will come in summer 2011.See More
"I am attempting a hat in which I had similar issues. I too am using wool, which caused floppiness. I used small rectangles of buckrum in the center of my arms where I wanted the fold to have body/be stiffer with more shape. I constructed mine, which…"
"I ´ve got an idea today of making it cylindrical:
- Slice a square piace of the fabric (leave a couple of cm in the ends)
- sew it to a cylinder
- add some puff
- flatten it - then twist it a couple of centimeters to make it look like the…"
I am trying to make a new hat but after a few trial and error (andcurses) I am in great need of help to interpret how this hat could havebeen made.By the look of it, it seems like the "arms" are sewnin one piece, so I 1) tried to cut out a circle and cut out the "arms"and then fold them. But it seems to be a bit luxurious use of fabric so itried instead to 2) draw diagonal arms on a square fabric and thentried to fold them into a round hat.- 1 was the best result, butit do seems odd that they…See More
Spring has come and the landsknechts are marching to Vadstena monastry to prepare for Gustav Vasas elevation to "riksföreståndare".We will have a march, a guided tour to the monastry and a small feast.More info as it gets closer to day for the march.See More