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
2:45 -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.
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)
So, for those of you who like numbers, data and/or competitions:
82 total folks met the challenge!
- 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!
- 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!)
- 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?!)
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.