Minister of Arts & Sciences

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Name: Minister of Arts & Sciences
Date registered: January 31, 2017
URL: http://cleftlands.org/officers/minister-of-arts-and-sciences

Latest posts

  1. A&S: Cleftlands History Round Table — April 18, 2018
  2. A&S: Basic Embroidery – The Bayeux Stitch — April 11, 2018
  3. A&S: Traveling Pin Cushion — April 4, 2018
  4. A&S: Book Binding on an Loom — March 28, 2018
  5. A&S: Woven Wire Rings — March 14, 2018

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A&S: Cleftlands History Round Table

Didn’t get a chance to sit in on this at the January Event? Well my friend you are in luck! Duke Laurelen and Duke Alen will head the discussion on the History of this great Barony. Date: April 25, 2018 at 8:00 PM Instructor: Duke Laurelen Darksbane and Duke Alen Elegil Ages: 8+

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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A&S: Historical Herbal Medicine

Covering the history of herbal medicine as described from some of the earliest texts of the monasteries. Topics included would be the different herbs used, how they were prepared, how they were used, and what the people thought the herbs would do and why some of them did not actually do what they thought. Followed …

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A&S: Courtesy in the SCA

Class includes: When and how to bow or curtsy Recognizing and addressing royalty and other prominent folks Behavior towards the thrones Court and being called into court “A spotters guide to the Midrealm’s Royal Regalia” Date: December 20 at 8:00 PM Instructor: Duke Alen Elegil and Mistress Constanza de Mendoza Ages: 12+

A&S: Your Second Garb

You’ve made your first tunic, now it’s time to explore the creation of your second piece of garb! Date: December 13 at 8:00 PM Instructor: The Honorable Lady Ursula Mortimer Ages: 15+

A&S: Three Period Combat Styles

Brief overview of three period combat techniques for potential study by all fighters next year. We will be covering Fiore, I: 33, and Polish Saber. Handouts will be provided, and attendees will be asked to provide their opinions on which we should study. Date: November 15, 2017 at 8:30 PM Instructor: Lord Jao “Velvet” Veludo …

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A&S: Head Coverings Across Europe

This will be a survey of head coverings moving east to west across Europe. If you have specific regions or time periods which you would like to investigate, please let me know. Then I can give you a list of materials to work with and bring to class. Date: November 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM …

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A&S: Wire Temple Rings

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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