Rapier Linen Body Armor Construction Part 1 Patterning
Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Arts & Sciences
Martial Arts (Heavy, Rapier, Archery)
"In this class two-part class you will pattern and construct a fitted linen armor under shirt, suitable for wearing in conjunction with any over-shirt for the purpose of SCA Rapier Combat. No sewing experience required!
In Part I (Patterning), you will create a body pattern via the ‘Duct-Tape’ shirt method, and use this pattern to cut-out and prepare your armor for sewing.
In Part II (Construction), you will sew your pattern pieces.
Students will leave this class with a Rapier-legal under-shirt, and a custom body pattern.
Cost of $20 dollars includes linen material, zipper, duct tape, and all other construction materials.
Students should bring an old T-Shirt to sacrifice in creation of the body pattern, but limited extras will also be available day-of. Lady students are encouraged bring rapier chest protection to ensure proper fit
Materials will be available for pre-registered students. Pre-registered students wishing to bring their own materials are welcome, but should contact the instructor prior to the class to ensure they will pass the armor requirements.
Audits for Part I are welcome, and encouraged to bring a T-Shirt and Duct Tape to create a body pattern. Part I is a Pre-Req. to Part II"