Minister of Arts & Sciences

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Name: Minister of Arts & Sciences
Date registered: January 31, 2017

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  1. A&S: Silk Dyeing — March 14, 2019
  2. A&S: Roman Clothing for the SCA — March 9, 2019
  3. A&S: Roman Desserts — March 9, 2019
  4. A&S: Scroll Case Workshop — May 16, 2018
  5. A&S: Saree (Sari) Class — May 11, 2018

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A&S: Silk Dyeing

Using period materials and methods, we’ll be dyeing some reeled silk red. Date: March 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Mistress Serena Kimbalwyke Ages: 12+

A&S: Roman Clothing for the SCA

Looking for something lighter and more comfortable to wear for the hot summer months? Go back in time to the Roman Empire (or Republic). This class will provide an overview and timeline of various options available to the citizens of Rome (male and female). Specifics on creating and sewing a few of the pieces will …

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A&S: Roman Desserts

The people of the Renaissance were fascinated by the Ancient Romans and sought to recapture the glory of the Classical Age. They had access to some of the Roman books of cookery, as do we today. We’ll take a look at some of the recipes, discuss the ingredients available, and sample a few. Date: March …

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A&S: Scroll Case Workshop

What is a scroll case? A scroll case is fabric covered cardboard that are used to protect scrolls once rewarded. Why should we make them? Because many scrolls are rewarded, and very few cases are returned. Who would like to use an excuse to use up excess cardboard and fabric! Anyone wanting to add to their Majesty’s …

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A&S: Saree (Sari) Class

Learn how to wear a saree or sari using several drapes, and where is the best place to buy them. If you have a sari, please bring it with you. If you don’t have one a few will be available. Date: May 16, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lady Yashoda D’Albuquerque Ages: 12+

A&S: Birka Grave 944 Possaments

Did you miss this class at the January Event? Did you take it and want to take it again? Lady Mar’itsa has agreed to travel to meeting to give us all a second chance. Come learn about a different style of Viking Wire work: Possament. Possament is a knotted wire form of embellishment found among the …

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A&S: Running a List Table

Learn how to run a list table for multiple types of tournaments and not lose your mind. Date: May 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Duchess Runa Æikibrandskona Ages: 18+

A&S: Basic Embroidery – The Bayeux Stitch

The Bayeux Stitch stitch was made famous by the amazing tapestry by the same name is a great way to fill in large spaces with texture. Please bring material and a hoop if you have them as supplies are limited. Date: April 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Mistress Zuriel Nightshade Ages: 12+

A&S: Traveling Pin Cushion

Do a lot of sewing on the run? Afraid of losing your favorite needles and oils? Let Her Excellency teach you how to make a traveling pin cushion. Please bring a small tin box (Altoids, throat lozenges, etc) for your project. Date: April 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Baroness Madelaine Bouvier Ages: 12+

A&S: Book Binding on an Loom

In this is a hands on class, Forester James will teach a second method of bookbinding. This class has a limit of 5 people actively making a book. If you plan on coming please let us know in the comments. Those posting past the 5 will be put on a waiting list in case some …

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A&S: Woven Wire Rings

Learn how to make woven wire rings which are great accessories, gifts, or largess item. Date: March 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: The Honorable Lady Jolicia atte Northclyfe Ages: 12+

A&S: Needleworkers Fabric Swap

Have some material and have no idea what to do with it? Sleeping in the kitchen cause you have material filling your bedroom? Looking for that special material to finish that project for last Pennsic? This is the night for you! Bring in what you have, check out for what you need. Talk to folks …

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A&S: Popular Dances

Learn some of the more popular dances done in the East Kingdom. Are they different? Maybe not, show up and find out! Date: February 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lady Eve of Cleftlands Ages: 8+

A&S: Brass Belt Buckles

Learn how to make a simple brass buckle. Date: February 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Dux Eikbrandr Solgyafi and Torstenn Ages: 18+  

A&S: Book Binding in Leather

Second in the class series, students will learn a second method of book binding in flexible leather. Date: February 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Forester James Barkley Ages: 8+

A&S: Book Binding

A lecture about types of bookbinding in period and give information about the materials needed and process being used in the class next week Date: February 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Forester James Barkley Ages: 8+

A&S: Wire Temple Rings II

Learn to make a type of jewelry worn by medieval Rus and Slav women. Students will leave class with at least one pair of temple rings.There will be kits for $5 for at least 10 students. Auditors welcome. Students who have their own wire cutters and round nose pliers are encouraged to bring them. Youth …

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A&S: How to Fit an Armscye

In sewing, the armscye is the armhole, the fabric edge to which the sleeve is sewn. The length of the armscye is the total length of this edge; the width is the distance across the hole at the widest point. This class will cover how to properly fit an armscye to your garment. Date: January …

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A&S: Gold Leaf in Illumination

Date: January 17 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Master Aiden Elfäedur Ages: 8+

A&S: How to Sew a Drawstring Pouch

This class is to provide a beginner level sewing project for a practical item one can use to hold and carry small things. No experience needed. Material provided. Demonstrated skills: how to thread a need, running stitch (aka basting stitch), and whip stitch. Date: January 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lady Jaquelinne de la Deicier Ages: …

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