SCA's closer to what you do...and there are tons of folks who make a basic T-tunic and call it a day. i think in any kind of costumed organization - including what you do - you'll get the accuracy-obsessed as well as those who are just there to have fun.
Nancy's problem is SHE is the one who is accuracy obsessed!
LOL, sounds like 'somebody' has been toking 'something'...
Reminds me of some of the "Stitch Nazis" when I was doing WW2 Re-Enacting.