Cheat Sheet for Alcega Farthingale Hoop Sizes

hoops from the side, with trig visualization

I wrote this a little while back.  It’s simply a chart of hoop sizes to mimic the  shape and angle of the Alcega farthingale.  The chart is indexed by waist size and waist to ground measurement.  The full story of all the maths used to create this chart is available here.This file used to be attached to the end of the article only.  I thought it might want to live a life of its own….

You can download this file for free, but I would really appreciate it if you wanted to make a donation.

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  1. You Lady,
    are a life saver! As someone who believes that all numbers are mainly evil and sent to torment me, you have probably just saved the last rests of my sanity.

  2. I’m sorry, I am not familiar with this site, but I don’t see the chart. Am I missing something?

    1. You’re not. I still haven’t fixed the code that manages my downloads section. :( I am sending the cheat sheet to the email addy linked to your comment. Hope it helps!

        1. I don’t speak metric, and right now 60/2.5 isn’t working for me. I will send you the chart I have – you may need to convert. I will try to convert the whole deal over to metric when, erm, I have free time? Don’t wait – be proactive! I haven’t managed to get the shop that makes money back online in months now!

  3. would you please email me the cheat sheet. :) I would love to be able to work on one correctly. also can you recommend what to use as the hoop ( cord, reeds, modern metal) thank you

  4. Good Lady,
    Firstly, I enjoyed your comments. Secondly I MUCH appreciate your research. Would you be kind enough to forward the file for a 33 inch waist and 5’7″ height?
    Thank you.

  5. Your research contains all of the information which I have been needing. I would be very grateful if you could send me your ‘cheat sheet’.
    Many thanks indeed for all of the work which you put into this.