This would sadden me, I pictured them, being a more organised association, they'd have their act together much more than we do. For us, it's more of a hobby, so there's a lot of tedious stuff that gets done more efficiently, such as buying machined chain because making it yourself is a real bitch. Or the craft side opting for sewing machines every now and then because hand stitching is retardedly boring.
More the whole "It's historically accurate enough, we know the difference, but most people aren't going to notice the difference between a handstiched tunic and a machine sewn one. Those that do, wont bother commenting because they understand why."