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Early Period Life Class Changes – Thurs

Thursday, 10/16/17 in Early Period Life (Changes in blue)

10AM-12PM Punto in Aria Needlelace Part 2 (EPL Foundry B)  IS ACTUALLY PART 3

beka_inkle2:45 -5PM  Loom = So I Bought a Loom, Now What?
(EPL Foundry)  by Mistress Tegan verch Dwgan
Beginner’s class on styles of weaving for “Inkle” loom. Learn terminology, make string heddles, and weave on loom. Bring loom, shuttle, & scissors/snips plus 2 colors crochet cotton thread or choose from box.

ALL MONDAY CLASS CHANGES – Additions ONLY

ADDITIONS:

9-10 AM Bees and Pollination (AR Botanical) by Master Frederick Alton (Ages 18+)

11 AM – 1 PM Card Weaving 3/1 Twill Hallstatt (AR Lecture)
by Queen Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
Intermediate level class – bring an empty card weaving loom, shuttle, 2 balls each of a dark and a light thread (crochet cotton size 3 or 10 recommended) and 13 cards for speed warping.
(Ages 16+, LIMIT 10, Fee: $5 for handout of instructions and pattern)

 

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?!)

Fri 3/14/14 al-Mahala Time Change, Addition, & a Cancellation

lady_with_hookah_mb59Friday 3/14

Cancellation: 11am-12pm  AM Tent A
Sprang, or How to Tangle Your Fingers
– Baroness Katya

Time Change: Documentation Salon AM Tent A
is NOW from 11am-1pm (was 12-1pm)
Instructor:  al-Mahala staff

Addition: 5- 6 pm  AM-Dance Tent
The Basics of Good Henna – Parvati Chandravanshi
Covers mixing your own paste, a quick look at traditional South Asian and Maghrebi styles, and products and processes to avoid.  No fee, ages 6+, max 20.