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About The Ruff - Purveyors of FIne Wares for 16th Century Enthusiasts

What is a Ruff?

A ruff is a strip of fabric that has been sewn to stand up on its side and act as a collar.

At its least it was simply a ruffled strip that framed the neck line.

At its worst, the wearer could not turn his/her head - The use of 2-foot spoons for eating soup became a matter of necessity.

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What is this? This is The Garbindex - a guide to making garb for recreationists (ie how to sew clothes that will make you look genuinely medieval, when 'playing' with such groups as the SCA, doing LARP - or even making something really genuine for drama.)

Use these resources to find resources that will help you create clothing that looks great - and real!

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