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I am historical reenactor. I reenact the 18th century French and Indian war (not a war between the french in the natives, it was the french and southern natives fighting the British) 


Anyone else here reenact? If so lets talk history ^-^


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Reply by OhKayTea_xD

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Nice!
I have just ventured into this but haven't finished anything or participated in a reenactment yet. I'm currently working on a pair of stays and a shift but I'm so slow x__x The group I'm apart of does Rev. War and I'm excited to try it out when I can finally finish sewing XD


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Reply by Jay

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I'm starting small but I also have stays to make, as well as an apron, pockets, cap and bum roll. Then I plan to make another outfit with historical native garb so I can choose 


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Reply by OhKayTea_xD

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That's fantastic! I wish you a fun process with your work! Which tribe do you think you'll plan to rep?


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Reply by Jay

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Well for the specific reenactment group I'm in it's southern cree natives so cree


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Reply by soft hearted ◡̈

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Oh I'm not a reenactor but I do adore historical fashion! I'm making an 1898 Symington corset from the digitalized Symington Collection patterns, and I've drafted an 18th century stays pattern as well. 


I'm guessing that you reenact the working class for the French and Indian War(?). What sort of outfit do you tend to go for? I normally see people go for a jacket and skirt, but other people go for an English round gown, etc. Just curious lol


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Reply by Icey

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Love this! I am looking at changing my wardrobe to have more historically inspired pieces. If anyone has an idea or tips, I'd love to get share some inspo! 


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Reply by stealthz275

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I like to dress as a mob boss from the 1940s


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Reply by Garfunkle

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I don't reenact but I love learning about historical fashions :-)


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Reply by Creek ^_−☆

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I don’t reenact, but I have a special interest in historical fashion, and really enjoy learning about clothing and fashion trends from different points in history!


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Reply by enfys

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not a reenactor, just a lover of historical fashion !!

i recently finished making two pairs of 1810s stays (one is an ill-fitting mockup, but it still works) and i'm currently patterning out a shift !!


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Reply by ola

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not a reenact or but hoping to get into medieval clothing soon hopefully! i have a burda pattern for a shift, now i just need fabric


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Reply by xx_ghostie_xx

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not a reenactor, but i LOVE historical fashion! a lot of my designs are inspired by different points in history, especially the medieval and victorian eras


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Reply by RoHa

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I've done some SASS(basically cowboy shooting) reenactments. It's pretty easy since here(in Texas) since even some fishing stores have cowboy stuff(mainly going to be hats and cowboy belts like https://gritroutdoors.com/apparel/western-wear/western-belts-buckles/ there, but what I mean is it's not hard to put together a pretty good setup :D )


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Reply by Jay

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Sorry for going MIA life has been wild! If any of yall are interested in getting into 1700's reenactment, I can give resources on how to get started!

I want it to be something that lives on, a lot of reenactors are getting older, and passing. It's also full of a lot of conservatives and I think there needs to be more progressive people in history telling, so we can understand the true scope of history, outside the colonizers lense.


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Reply by John Albert

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A historical reenactor is a dedicated enthusiast who meticulously recreates and embodies characters from bygone eras. They immerse themselves in the clothing, customs, and culture of a specific historical period, offering a window into the past for education and entertainment. These enthusiasts breathe life into history, preserving and sharing its rich tapestry. Click Here


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Reply by Jay

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please do not advertise in this forum. (if it not about reenacting, such as sharing events or legit places to buy things) 

John's comment above leads to some sort of drop shipping store with presumably shitty cosplay clothing


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Reply by Scarlett Moore

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"Historical fashion" offers a fascinating glimpse into the style,
culture, and societal norms of different time periods. Exploring the
clothing and accessories of bygone eras allows us to appreciate the rich
tapestry of fashion history.


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Reply by mementomorisys

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oh yeah i love historical fashion sm, i'm working on a Norman tunic from around the 10th century, all by hand :) i love studying general European fashion from before the industrial revolution and the sewing machine


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Reply by Jay

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@mementomorisys 

Thats so cool! please share when you finish it!


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Reply by ケイ

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vintage is the way to go xx


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