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Rescheduled: 5 Basic Stiches-Medieval Embroidery

1328101886_HourGlassRescheduled from Monday – NOW WEDNESDAY 3/16:

4:30 – 5:30 PM Five Basic Stitches: Medieval Embroidery (AR Textiles B) by Lady Laurencia Inghean Ui Nuillian

Cool GW A&S Challenge Statistics

So, for those of you who like numbers, data and/or competitions:

82 total folks met the challenge!

meridiesBy Kingdom – total 10 kingdoms:

  • 23 from Meridies
  • 12 from Trimaris
  • 12 from Ansteorra
  • 8 from Calontir
  • 7 from Midrealm
  • 6 from Outlands
  • 4 from Gleann Abhann
  • 4 from Atlantia
  • 2 from Northshield
  • 1 from Caid – yea!
  • 2 from unknown kingdoms (Enise bint Oghuz & Katherine of the Mallow Marsh we’d love to know!)

By type of challenge:

61 folks had 8 or more classes!

AR sign only30 folks had at least 6 classes in one GW area:

  • 13 in Artisans Row
  • 8 in al-Mahala
  • 3 in Early Period Life
  • 2 in European Dance
  • 1 in Scribal
  • and 3 whose area wasn’t noted (Morgan Goch Bengrek, Drahomira Kosice & Kogitsune Calla Yuri we’d love to know!)

cropped-image004.jpg22 folks had at least 6 classes in a specific topic:

  • 8 – Textiles (Fiber arts, costuming, Embroidery, etc.)
  • 4 – Cooking
  • 3 – Blacksmithing
  • 3 – Woodworking
  • 2  – European Dance
  • 1 – Botanical Arts
  • 1 – Celtic/Norse Culture

NO ONE met the Diversity challenge with at least 1 class in each of 6 GW areas (Goal for next year?!)

Sat 3/15 AR Textiles Additions: Blackwork & Dyer’s Giveaway!

200px-Ambox_emblem_plus_svgSaturday 3/15

Addition: 10 -11 am – AR Textiles 2
Beginning Blackwork Embroidery
Mary Rowe of Abercrombie.

Addition:  10 -11 am – AR Textiles Wet
Dyer’s Giveaway! 
– AL-Jania, HL Willoc mac Muirediag
Liked playing with our dyes at Textiles Wet?  We’ll be giving away our left overs for any and all.  Come fill up your jar(s) and take it home with you!  Illuminers-we will lso be happy to give you dregs to make pigments for inks and paints.

Wed 3/12 AR Addition – Intro to Embroidery

Seydensticker-1568Wednesday 3/12

Addition: 11 am – noon AR – Textiles 1
Introduction to embroidery  – Lady Juliana ingen Daffyd
Hands on class in which students learn five embroidery stitches – backstitch, stem stitch, split stitch, chain stitch, and couching. Please bring scissors to class.   
Limit 6 Students $5 Ages: 12+