Laurel’s Prize Tourney: Fiber Arts Part II

There were so many beautiful displays of fiber arts that it took more than one post to cover them all. Even so, I may have managed to miss someone. Stellar Event!

This artisan was absent from her table when I arrived to take photographs, but Jean Marie Laverriere’s delicately beaded linen caught my eye. I didn’t get to ask about the pretty pieces but it was easy to get a photo or two without anyone blocking my path.

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HL Miriam Armstrong attended with her mother. I liked the drum in the midst of the lovely stitching.

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Bertina Battista had a basket of colorful yarn that I so badly wanted to sink my hands into!! Lovely colors and they looked so soft.

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Emelisse de Loupey had displays about dyes and their effects. I failed to do a close-up of the framed portion of the display. I humbly apologize for that failure.

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This is the last of the artisans I collected as Fiber Arts. Short post, but the other was as long as I ever make them. So here, is the last, the work of: Ealasaid Mac al Bhaired (al Aeryn)

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This wraps up the Fiber Arts– unless I find pictures that I haven’t already put into one of the posts.  My eyes a blurry from staring at so many images, trying to guess which fit together and which artisan goes with which name.  As I said before, if you see an error, please let me know.


Learning New Skills

Excitement! I am hoping to take a class at an Society for Creative Anachronism event this weekend on how to use embroidery to put carbochons on my clothing with thread. Very eager to learn this so I can decorate a fancy tunic with stones and pearls.

There are a whole lot of Inkle loom classes too. I hope to take at least one about card weaving and one about doing pick-up on my loom. Trouble is, I think I need more than one loom!

I won’t probably get to take them, but there will also be classes on creating the atmosphere with acting out your persona. Getting more people to “play” at events makes the fun greater for everybody. Historical accuracy for the garb between events, and creating a fantasy of the medieval period for playing at events. A place for all. I delight in historical details. Research is fun. I love reading about real life in the 10th Century.