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26 Sep 2017 09:57 #1 by Kirsten
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Hey everyone! The NPC costuming is in need of some basic tabards. Specifically we are looking for black, gray, brown, green, red or blue tabards (solid colors please and more of the black/gray, brown/green than red and blue). Typically between cost of materials and time, each tabard would be worth about 400 SP. From now until December we are offering double SP for each tabard. Yes, that's 800 service points per tabard! And for those who sew and are in the know - we are offering 1200 PER TABARD for reversible tabards of any combination of the two colors requested.

Don't know how to sew you say? Talk to your sewing friends, offer to purchase the supplies, broadcloth solids usually run about $5 per yard, and split the service points:

Symphony Broadcloth Polyester Blend Fabric In Solid Colors
Detailshttp://www.joann.com/symphony-broadcloth-solid-quilt-fabric/prd10006.html
$2.49-$4.99/yd

Know how to sew but you're not sure how to make a tabard? There's a handy article attached to help.

I will start taking these donations at the October event and will answer any questions as well as I can. Take advantage now to help improve NPC garb AND get the SP before the KR Banquet for a sweet, sweet cash-out!

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26 Sep 2017 10:00 #2 by Kirsten
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Attachment not working for me - here's the link:
www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&...QU6rYD9BS9whSX8B6wjQ

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26 Sep 2017 12:49 #3 by Father Ephrem
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Are we talking about a basic rectangle with a hole in the middle? With finished seams, of course.
Or is there a need for more intricate work?
What dimensions work best as a generic tabard?

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26 Sep 2017 14:32 #4 by Kirsten
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Just the basic tabard - rectangle with a head hole, finished seams and neck facing. The link I posted suggests 2 1/2 yards of fabric. Cut off the 1/2 yard to make the neck facing. Cut the rest lengthwise to the measurement from your left to right shoulder plus 1 inch. Do the head hole with facing, finish the edges - voila, 800 service points. Construction should be less than an hour. Like I said though, reversible ones are twice the material (actually a little less because you don't need the 1/2 yard for neck facing) - but the exact same amount of work and will gain you 1200 sp per :)

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27 Sep 2017 18:35 #5 by Reyna Del Dragon
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Once I get a paycheck or two in, you'll have some from me!

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04 Oct 2017 14:52 #6 by Kirsten
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Bumping this! Only two more sewing weekends until the October event!

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04 Oct 2017 15:29 #7 by Jenn Cutter
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Question for you! Is broadcloth the only type of fabric you would like used for these tabards?
Just asking because I have fleece in some of the requested colors left over from another project.

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09 Oct 2017 18:37 #8 by Finn
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i just picked up fabric to make 2 tabards in each color (black, green,red,blue, and gray). I wont be at the Oct event but i will giving them to other player who is attending. should i pack them in a box with my Player # inside, then tell them to drop in off in logistics when they sign in?

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10 Oct 2017 14:12 #9 by Kirsten
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Jenn, I'm not gonna say no - use what you have! We can use some fleece ones for the winter. Thanks for asking :)

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10 Oct 2017 14:14 #10 by Kirsten
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Finn - That sounds fantastic. Make sure my name is on the outside of the box and I will make sure to get your SP reward amount to the card marshals. Also, put you player # and full OOG name inside so we can make sure and get you the SP.

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19 Oct 2017 11:22 #11 by Kirsten
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With the announcement of the new SP reward amounts, I get to happily say that these tabards are going to be worth EVEN MORE SP!

I have edited the amounts below:

Hey everyone! The NPC costuming is in need of some basic tabards. Specifically we are looking for black, gray, brown, green, red or blue tabards (solid colors please and more of the black/gray, brown/green than red and blue). Typically between cost of materials and time, each tabard would be worth about 600 SP. From now until December we are offering double SP for each tabard. Yes, that's 1200 service points per tabard! And for those who sew and are in the know - we are offering 1800 PER TABARD for reversible tabards of any combination of the two colors requested.

Happy Sewing!

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24 Oct 2017 10:49 #12 by Kirsten
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I received one donation of several great tabards in October. I will be in Logistics for sign-in through the November event, so keep them coming!

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24 Oct 2017 11:19 - 24 Oct 2017 11:20 #13 by LoisMaxwell
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Quick note - I managed to unearth a LOT of blue/black reversible tabards when I cleared out the pile of fallen garb. Grey & red are the two colors most under-represented from the list Kirsten provided (we have zero of those); green/brown we have a small handful but could definitely use more.

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24 Oct 2017 13:10 #14 by Finn
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Im assuming my box got to you safely then, and I hope they were exactly what you were looking for!

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24 Oct 2017 16:30 #15 by Father Ephrem
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I went to 39th St in Manhattan and haggled a great price on cotton/poly fabric at $2 a yard. I bought a bunch.
The colors I could get were: black, white, red, green.
What combo of reversible tabards would be useful to logistics?
green/white? red/black? or some other combo?
I have a nice method for doing reversibles (the black/blue ones in logistics were the ones I made) and can crank out a good number of them by the Nov. event. I'm not sure exactly how many yet - I have to do some calculations, maybe 8 of each set.
I couldn't find grey or brown, which seem to be in demand. Sorry.

Let me know the combos and I'll make the reversibles.

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25 Oct 2017 08:28 #16 by Kirsten
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Any combo is fantastic. For November we need a lot of green, black, gray and brown - so making green/white and red/black reversible works great! That way we can use the green sides and the black sides. Thank you so much!

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