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DAY TRACK BEGIN END # of hrs TITLE INSTRUCTOR Long Description
Saturday Combat - Archery 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Beginning Thrown Weapons Cecilia Medici  This class will go over the basic of how to throw.
Saturday Combat - Archery 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Thrown Weapons Marshaling Chalice de Kyrkeland Review of the Caid Thrown Weapons Handbook regarding the steps to becoming a thrown weapons marshal.  (This is a live steel target thrown weapons, not combat thrown weapons).
Saturday Combat - Archery 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Youth Archery Rekon of Saaremaa This class will demonstrate methods and give background information necessary for teaching youth aged approximately 7-16 SCA archery, with or without equipment or a range.  Differences in age and maturity levels will be discussed, and any actual youth present will be taught archery as part of the demonstration, so please feel free to bring your aspiring archers along! 
Saturday Combat - Archery 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Making Your Own Flemish Twist Bowstring Thomas Blackkeep This class will teach the student to make a Flemish twist style bow string for his/her own recurve or long bow by actually making one in class.  The student must bring their own bow for which the sting will be made.  All other material and equipment will be provided.
Sunday Combat - Archery 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Archery Range Marshaling Ihon MacLucas & Paganus Grimlove Basics of Range Marshaling and preparation for the written test.
Sunday Combat - Archery 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fletching Ihon MacLucas How to make your own arrows - demonstration/lecture and if students bring their own tools and supplies, guided practice.  Class will spill in to the Roundtable/Fletch-In so that arrows may be finished during that time.
Sunday Combat - Archery 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Archers' Roundtable & Fletch-In Caidan Academy of Archers Roundtable discussion of topics of interest to the archers of Caid, while those who have fletching work or other equipment repair, improvements, or creation to do can get advice and assistance from others
               
Saturday Combat - Rapier 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Introduction To Morozzo For Unarmored and Cut & Thrust Rapier Avenel Kellough Achille Morozzo published one of the popular and enduring sword manuals of our period.  This class will focus on his system for the sword and buckler, with particular emphasis on his first assault.  The assault is a drill or kata, done with a partner, to emphasis guards and transitions
Saturday Combat - Rapier 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Rapier 101  Raphael Ben Gideon & Tristan Der English An introduction to SCA rapier combat including armor standards, weapon; standards, basic guards, and attacks.  For anyone interested in rapier or just wanting to brush up on the basics.  There will be lecture and practical so bring rapier gear and swords if you have them.
Saturday Combat - Rapier 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Melee 101 Raphael Ben Gideon & Justin Longarms We will look at basic melee tactics for use on the rapier field. We will explore how to approach the opposing force,  take advantage of position and numbers, as well as some basic techniques of how to work together.  Students should have some experience with SCA fencing and bring full fencing gear.
Saturday Combat - Rapier 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Spear Wrap-up Round-Table Meala Caimbeul Now that the program is in review, please come to a Round Table discussion. There will be a closing survey, and an open discussion of how the program was executed, hurdles, possible rules and authroization process. EVERYONE who has participated in the program is encouraged to attend, even it is is just to pick-up a survey and return it later.
Sunday Combat - Rapier 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Rapier Appreciation For Non-fighters Lot Ramierez  
Sunday Combat - Rapier 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Rapier Marshalling Alexander Kallidokos Discussion class covering the basics of the rules for the Period Fence in Caid.  Stuents should bring a copy of the rapier handbook.
Sunday Combat - Rapier 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Contrary Secondaries  Alexander Kallidokos This class will cover appropriate methods for using the standard 6 weapons forms when matched against each different form.
               
Saturday Combat - Armored 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 One On One Training With The Knights Of Caid Caid Chivalry Come get one on one time with several knights. Learn new techniques. Find the gaps in your defense. Analyze your offence. Explore footwork. 
Saturday Combat - Armored 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 How To Train For Tournaments Patrick O’Malley This class will be an exploration of the physical and mental training that lead to success on the tournament field
Saturday Combat - Armored 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Quick On Your Feet Patrick O’Malley Learn haw to get from here to there, smoothly, while throwing blows. Explore techniques for controlling range and making your opponent fight your fight.
Saturday Combat - Armored 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 One On One Training With The Knights Of Caid Caid Chivalry Come get one on one time with several knights. Learn new techniques. Find the gaps in your defense. Analyze your offence. Explore footwork. 
Sunday Combat - Armored 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Marshalling Edric Aaron Hartwood Basic Training for Combat Field Workers – Recommended for Marshal’s in Training and Marshals. This class will cover SCA and Caid heavy weapons combat marshalling, both on the tourney field, and in war scenarios. Includes combat archery rules and conventions, marshalling techniques and Caid-legal equipment Any age may attend the class, but some positions require you be age 18+ in order to do the job.
Sunday Combat - Armored 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Being A Greater Marshal Edric Aaron Hartwood  
               
Saturday Cooking 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Blessed Are The Cheesemakers: Cheesemaking 101 Reinhardt Medebreuer In this class we will cover cheese history and its importance. We will cover the making of different cheese styles. We will also be making Mozzarella using a modern 45 minute recipie. We will cover pressing, mold shaping, and bacteria / mold ripened cheeses. 
Saturday Cooking 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Redaction 101 Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia What does “cook until done” mean?  How much of what makes a “godely amount of spises?”  This class is designed to take the fear out of historical cooking, and also provide students with a solid foundation for delving into the kitchens of yesteryears.  
Saturday Cooking 2:00 PM 5:50 PM 4 Redaction 102 Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia Throw out the rules, it is time to cook!  Imagine that you have been suddenly thrown back in time, and you find yourself in a kitchen of yesteryears.  Before you are a handful of unusual recipes and ingredients that you may or may not have ever used before.  The clock is ticking, and it is time to cook.  GO!  This class is designed as a hands on workshop for students who enjoy learning by doing.  
Sunday Cooking 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Easy Tournament Lunches Ceara ingen Chonaill We will be looking at easy tournament food. What works and what doesn’t.
Sunday Cooking 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fire Pit / String Spit Cooking Or "The Flying Walenda Chicken" Jon Thomme de Claydon See the feats of daring do as a raw chicken is roasted to tender juiciness over a charcoal fire using things you have at home, no turn spit, fire dogs or other modern tools required. Class includes a short history of the turn spit from string spit to tin kitchen. Other foods and techniques will be taught as well.
Sunday Cooking 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Medieval Food For Vegetarians Derian le Breton How do you find tasty medieval recipes that don’t use meat?  How did medieval people think about not eating meat?  This class will discuss vegetarian and vegan dishes, meals, and diets in medieval Europe and the Middle East.  We’ll look at sources for medieval recipes for vegetarian food, discuss planning meals for events and feasts, and try some vegetarian snacks.  Please notify the instructor at ursula@tutelaries.net if you have dietary restrictions other than vegetarianism.
               
Saturday Brewing 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Making Brandied Lemonade & White Hippocras Aran Darkhelm Students will learn how I make my BrandyFine Lemonade and White Hippocras
Saturday Brewing 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fruit Wines Vitasha Ivanova doch'  
Saturday Brewing 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Historical Brewing Derian le Breton & Reinhardt Medebruer Most brewing in the SCA focuses on modern techniques, equipment, and recipes.  This class will delve into brewing in the middle ages.  What did they brew?  How did they make it?  How does it differ from what we enjoy in the modern world?  Beer and mead will be discussed.  Other topics may be covered depending on student interest.
Saturday Brewing 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Herbs of Tusser/ Gardeners' Gathering Ealasaid nyn Uillium
 
Sunday Brewing 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Introduction to Brewing Hákon olfúss Stígsson Introduction to Brewing will cover basic information, materials, and techniques for beginning and first time brewers. Subjects will include equipement, safety, sanitization and procedures, as well as ingredients, terminology, and discussion of brewing. This is NOT a demonstration class. 
Sunday Brewing 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Brewers Roundtable Donal O'Brien So, what have you been brewing lately? Let's talk about your latest batch of beer, mead, wine, cordial, liqueur, cider, hippocras, soda, syrup, sekanjabin or vinegar. Come to this roundtable discussion even if you have never brewed before. Everyone is welcome to attend. Only non-alcoholic drinks will be sampled.
Sunday Brewing 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Honey Drinks Donal O'Brien Honey has been used for centuries to flavor beverages.  Learn how to make flavored honey, honey syrups, oxymels, spiced honey drinks, honey beers, quick meads, long meads and honey cordials.
               
Saturday Heraldic 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Your Device & Your Personna Vivienne de Lampérière We have all heard about the "Language of the Flowers", now learn about the "Language of Heraldry". You will not only learn the basics of how to design your devise including the colors, lines, and charges that can be used to get your device registered, but learn the mythology, and cultural symbology of all those colors and pretty pictures. Learn how you can express your interests, your personality, and/or your personna in the design of your Device or Badge. 
Saturday Heraldic 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Second Level Heraldic Design Bruce Draconarius Takes up where Basic Heraldry leaves off.  A more in-depth look at period heraldic design, with some notes on the differences between national styles.  The class assumes a knowledge of basic heraldic terms and blazon.
Saturday Heraldic 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Truly Obscure Charges Bruce Draconarius Tired of the same old lions, swords, and mullets?  Let us introduce you to the less-common charges, including many found in period heraldry but never used in the Society!
Sunday Heraldic 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Order Of Precendence & You Vivienne de Lampérière This class will cover the Caid Order of Precedence, what it is and why you need to know about it. We will go through the  awards presented in Caid, what they are,why people get them, and how they relate to each other. We will then cover how and why these awards are recorded in the Order of Precedence. Find out your True Marching Order in the Parade of The Populace of Caid.
Sunday Heraldic 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Court Heraldry Giles Hill This class is for anyone interested in the fine art of court heraldry. Whether preparing court, running court, announcing a group for a presentation, or serving as back-court herald (traffic cop), there are many ways to do the job. Come and learn that there's more to pageantry than just pretty clothes and banners.
Sunday Heraldic 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Heraldic Roadshow, Processing Submissions: Beyond Coloring Forms  Illuminada Eugenia de Guadalupe y Godoy Have you ever wondered how the decision is made to forward or return your submission? Here's your chance to find out. Consult with the heralds on Saturday; then on Sunday, attend the roadshow to see the research and processing that is required to forward your submission to Laurel and the College of Arms.
               
Saturday Heraldic/Scribal 9:00 AM 5:50 PM 8 Heraldic Consultation College of Heralds Drop in class - No registration needed. This is an open forum in all areas of Heraldry that might interest the student. Heralds will be available for consultation on names and devices of a myriad of time periods and locations.
Sunday Heraldic/Scribal 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Heraldic Consultation College of Heralds Drop in class - No registration needed. This is an open forum in all areas of Heraldry that might interest the student. Heralds will be available for consultation on names and devices of a myriad of time periods and locations.
               
Saturday Scribal 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2  Practical Scribing 101: Gothic Bar & Ivy Scroll Layout Aliskye MacKyven Raizel A class for beginning scribes which will go through step by step design and layout for a simple scroll in the Gothic Bar and Ivy style.  This class is independent of Practical Scribing 102 though of course both can be taken.  Class will cover the basic Bar and Ivy style and discuss how to handle space for seals and signatures on a typical award scroll
Saturday Scribal 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2  Illuminated Manuscripts: Shaped By History, Politics & Religion Suzanne Delaplaine As with other art forms, the style and substance of illumination found in different times and places in the Middle Ages is a reflection of historical precedent combined with then-current religious and political world views. In this survey of medieval manuscripts, we will look at the style of illumination itself, its origin, how it differed in various sub-periods of medieval history, and how political and social events caused it to evolve and change. This class will combine lecture with colorable handouts to illustrate what changed and how, from the earliest to the latest manuscripts of the Middle Ages. All are welcome
Saturday Scribal 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Beginning Calligraphy Thomas Brownwell This calligraphy class be a hands on class in an Uncial hand.  Please bring a dip pen with a wide nip, ink and paper be prepared to write and possibly get ink on their fingers.  Handouts will be provided to show the letter forms and general layout of the hand
Saturday Scribal 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Practical Scribing 102:  Gothic Bar & Ivy Painting Aliskye MacKyven Raizel A class for beginning scribes which teach basic painting techniques in the Gothic Bar and Ivy style.  This class is independent of Practical Scribing 101 though of course both can be taken.  Class will cover use of gouache paint, diapering patterns and white work.  If you've never painted a scroll before this is the class for you!
Sunday Scribal 9:00 AM 3:50 PM 6 Scriptorium Caidan College of Scribes Scriptorium is open to everyone - bring your current projects for consultation or pick up a new assignment from the backlog.  If you have a mistake that you aren't sure how to handle, bring it in and we will help. There will be a selection of books on hand for inspiration and some handouts for new scribes.  Bring your scribal kit, current scroll projects, questions or problems.
               
Saturday History 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Kings, Crowns, & Coins Balin of Tor A brief history of the evolution of royal crowns; from ancient Egypt to the 16th Century. Class will use carvings, sculpture, paintings and coinage to trace the evolution of the quintessential symbol of royalty: the crown.
Saturday History 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Why Rome Fell Balin of Tor An overview of the causes of the decline and ultimate collapse of the Roman Empire in the West. Discussion will focus on causality of Roman decline in the 4th and 5th century; the growth of Germanic influence in the army and Imperial government; the Germanic invasions (known in German lore as the “Volkerwanderung); and the birth of the German successor kingdoms in the West.
Saturday History 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Cards & Dice Or What To Do With A Collection Of Shiny Objects. Meala Caimbeul While many games are entertaining on their own; sometimes a wager makes it more interesting: and many games require something be at stake.  Instead of using money; we in the SCA use all manner of small objects: buttons, old site tokens, beads, jewelry, foreign coin, etc. for wagering. Because we essentially use shiny objects, we call this kind of play, baubeling.  Spend a few hours learning a few different games and participating in this traditional SCA version of wagering.  If you have baubles of your own, please bring them; otherwise there will be some available the session.
               
Saturday woodwork/leatherwork 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Basic Coining Derian le Breton Learn how to make your own coins!  Punching and chasing techniques, medieval coin die design, and coin striking techniques will be taught.  Each student will complete a basic coin die during this class, and a punch if there is sufficient time.  Space is limited
Saturday woodwork/leatherwork 2:00 PM 5:50 PM 4 CP Prize Cup Project: How to Make a Ceramic Drinking Vessel Asakura no Mashi The Potters Guild of CAID welcomes everyone both new and experienced to try their hand at making a clay cup! This isn't just a how to class on making something, but all completed projects will be fired and proceeds goes towards the Crown Prints, sold at CP Prize Tourney.  The class will be going over various basic techniques of clay work, and how to make clay functional items.
Sunday woodwork/leatherwork 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Hand Tool Sharpening Klaus von Mainz Using hand tools is a great way to achieve a period effect in your woodworking. Unfortunately, getting them sharp and tuned up can be a bit
tricky. This class if intended for those who have purchased woodworking hand tools and now are looking for ways to sharpen them or keep
them sharp.
               
Saturday Perform - Bardic 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Persona To Performer: Using Your Persona Choices To Enrich Your Performance Domhnall mac Pharlane & Beathog nic Dhonnchaidh Tired of piecemeal performance pieces? Enrich your performance  by using your persona as your source.  Are you Norse? Dive into the great Viking sagas. Are you French? Tell  the exciting stories of the lais. Are you Scots? Sing about the battles that raged over highland and lowland.  We will show you how a consistent persona lends exciting new life to your performances.
Saturday Perform - Bardic 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Tricks' o the Trade Thomas Whiteheart For storytellers and anybody interested in public performance. This class is fun, practical and everyone participates. Learn how to capture an audience's attention, bring characters to life, and tweak your public speaking mojo (meta-language, voice, physicality, rhythm, pacing and more!) Designed for intermediate and up performers, but beginners are absolutely welcome.
Saturday Perform - Bardic 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Creative Sparks- Getting the feedback you need to EXCEL! Thomas Whiteheart Learn how to coach and be coached in a way where everyone wins! This class is for anyone who is creative, or has a creative person in their life they want to support. A great class for mentor-apprentice, knight-squire, or any other teaching relationship. We'll learn creative and supportive ways to help you move forward in your endeavors and speed you toward your goals. (This class will use some bardic exercises as examples, but can work in other applications)
Saturday Perform - Bardic 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Period Drumming Magdalyn Giza Learn period drumming and zagat techniques from a Middle Eastern music authority. This is a hands-on, supportive and entertaining class where you can learn  basics and flourishes of rhythmical instruments from the Middle East.
Sunday Perform - Bardic 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 So You Want To Be A Bard Caitlin Christiana Wintour A lively class with plenty of Q&A about opportunities to perform in Caid. We'll talk about places to sing, play, tell stories and dramatic poems, and do theater. We'll also talk about being  a territorial bard for a shire, barony or kingdom; how to submit performance entries at Pentathlon; and how the award structure might work. 
               
Saturday SCA Interests 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Seneschal Roundtable David of Caithness A 4-hour symposium with the first two hours covering Seneschal 101; the basics of being a Seneschal. The second two hours covering advanced seneschal topics; contracts, finances, managing the job and others.
Saturday SCA Interests 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Exchequer 101 Andrew Baird This class is for Exchequers and people thinking of becoming one. Learn the duties before, during and after events, and the paperwork required.
Saturday SCA Interests 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Running A Tournament List Tezar of Aeolis This class  will cover all the basics of how to run a tournament list from signing people on the list to filling out your paperwork at the end of the day.  Anyone interested in learning how a list runs is welcome to attend.  This class is required for anyone wishing to be a warranted lists officer
Sunday SCA Interests 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Chirurgeon's Class Alexander Tryon The office of the Chirurgeon is more than standing up and telling people that the sun is your enemy.  This class is for people who are warranted chirurgeons, would like to be a warranted chirurgeons of hold the Office of Chirurgeon for their local group.  This class covers the requirements for warranting, what chirurgeons can and can not do and the paperwork required.
Sunday SCA Interests 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Honors & Awards In Caid Paganus Grimlove This class will cover many aspects of honors and awards in Caid, including symbols and regalia, what each represents, and history, how to write a recommendation letter, and the duties which come with various honors (such as championships and service on court and guard).
               
Saturday SCA Officers 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Youth in the SCA – What’s the Scoop? Suzanne Delaplaine So many things have changed in the way we handle Youth Activities in the SCA, from the name itself to new and stricter rules governing how we deal with youth supervision. Actually, it sounds a whole lot scarier than it really is. This class will be aimed at anyone who has an interest/concern in how we can offer SCA content to youth without fear that we are going to be in trouble with somebody. If you are a seneschal, territorial baron or baroness, someone who is likely to be an autocrat, or have an interest in being part of the youth activities team for your territory, this class is for you. I will break this down for you so that will say, “Oh, I get it.” and will be comfortable dealing with youth issues. 
Saturday SCA Officers 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Hosting & Autocratting Kingdom Events Brianna Je Nell Aislynn of Blue Shadows How to autocrat Kingdom events.  What are Kingdom events?  How do you run one?  Special considerations, preparations and financials.
Saturday SCA Officers 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Chroniclers’ Roundtable Rhieinwen Cyfarwydd Discussion and brainstorming session for all local Chroniclers and anyone interested in the position. Come with questions as well as ideas and tips for creating great newsletters.
Saturday SCA Officers 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Constabulary Training William MacLyr  This class is for Constables and people thinking of becoming one. Learn the duties before, during and after events, and the paperwork required. Required for territorial Constables.
               
Saturday Textiles - Fiber 1 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Four Harness Loom Edwinna of Hawks Bluff Learning to wind the warp and thread up a four-harness loom in several common period patterns and weave a sampler. 
Saturday Textiles - Fiber 1 2:00 PM 5:50 PM 4 Advanced Spinning Bridget Lucia MacKenzie You can spin! Great! But you are ready to advance your skills and learn a
new technique. In this class you will learn the difference between a Worsted yarn (used mostly for weaving) and a Woolen yarn (used primarily for knitting).. You will also learn to spin from a thin thread to a thick yarn, as well as plying these yarns. Students must bring a spinning wheel. Wool to spin will be provided
Sunday Textiles - Fiber 1 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Period Design Richenda Elizabeth Coffin Class will focus on the difference between period and modern design sensibilities, including the use of white space, scale, detail, colors, and patterns. This class will contrast modern vs. medieval design choices  in several different media;  material may be useful for any artistic medium.
Sunday Textiles - Fiber 1 11:00 AM 3:50 PM 4 Silk Reeling Astridhr Selr Leifsdottir Revealing the mysterious seductive nature of the silk cocoon:  Do you try to unravel cocoons by winding silk thread onto a pencil?  Does the fineness of the silken thread elude you?  Does it seem illogical that a moth can produce miles of silk in it's short lifespan?  If the terms 'Bombyx Mori' or 'Throwster' delights or confuses you then come and learn the deepest State Secrets from Ancient China.  For more than 5000 years silk has been reeled and woven.  Discover how to unravel this seductive luxurious mysterious fiber.  Unlike the policy of ancient Chinese Emperors your head will not be chopped off for speaking of these mysteries after leaving the classroom. (Some history will be given but this class is primarily a hands-on learning experience).
               
Saturday Textiles - Fiber 2 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Beginning Metal Thread Embroidery Albra Katerine Marie Isabel Bautiste Students will learn 3 basic stitiches used in metal thread embroidery- simple couching, basket weave couching, and padded satin stitch - worked on a cotton velveteen sampler, which will then be made into a little scissor case.
Saturday Textiles - Fiber 2 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 How to Draw Elizabethan Flora, Part 2 Eowyn Amberdrake Last Collegium was Drawing Elizabethan Flora, part 1.  Two hours was not long enough to cover all of them, so we will briefly review the flowers up through Heartsease, and then continue from there to end (alphabetically, at least) at Tulip.  Emphasis will be on what makes a particular flower recognizably a <whatever>, according to the conventions of the time, and what distinguishes it from similar flora.
Saturday Textiles - Fiber 2 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Before You Stitch Eowyn Amberdrake Before you stitch, you need to "dress the frame", that is, mount your fabric in an appropriate frame for working, and you need to transfer the design.  This class addresses a wealth of ways to do both, both historically based and modern.  The first part talks about using rigid frames, hoops, scroll bars, pillows, and slate frames.  The second part is about the many ways of getting your design onto the fabric.  Feel free to bring your examples and questions.
Sunday Textiles - Fiber 2 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Card Weaving 102 Aldgytha of Ashwood This class follows directly after Card Weaving 101.  We will start with double turn double face, and go over the basics of 3/1 broken twill.  We will do some pattern drafting, but the primary focus will be on learning to follow a pattern in both styles.
               
Saturday Textiles - Clothing 1 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 How to Use a Sewing Pattern Angelina Nicollette de Beaumont This class will cover how to use a commercial sewing pattern, a small-press historical recreation pattern, or a scale pattern from a book. It will cover determining size, fabric requirements, symbols and marks, layout, and overviews of scaling up, alterations, and sewing instructions. Class will be open to question-and-answer format; students should bring any patterns or books they have questions about.
Saturday Textiles - Clothing 1 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 That's A Sleeve?  Illuminada Eugenia de Guadalupe y Godoy 16th century Spanish sleeves are amazing - and everyone was copying them!! Let's take a look at some of them, see how they were patterned, and speculate about how they were put together.  Using paintings and period pattern books, this class will examine the variation in sleeves on men's and women's clothing in 16th century Spain.
Saturday Textiles - Clothing 1 2:00 PM 5:50 PM 4 German Renaissance Clothing 101 Arianna Kateryn Nunneschild and Mons von Goarshausen The first half of this class will be an extensive slide show of men's and women's clothing from the Holy Roman Empire (what is now Germany and Austria) from the mid-1400s through mid-1500s, including many images which are not readily available in publication. During the second half of the class, we'll discuss patterning and construction techniques, as well as appropriate textiles. Bring note-taking materials. If there is a particular garment you would like to re-create, please bring a copy of the painting, woodcut, etc., and we'll help you break it down.
Sunday Textiles - Clothing 1 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Finishing Touches Martin FitzJames An overview class on the finishing touches to make a total outfit. Class will cover footwear, cloth buttons and finishing stitchery. Focus is on 14th-15th century, but I will try and discuss other time periods as well.
Sunday Textiles - Clothing 1 11:00 AM 3:50 PM 4  Smocked Apron Cristal delaMer There are many examples of embroidered pleatwork, otherwise known as smocking, available to us through paintings and artwork throughout the ages. Join us for a class on how to create one of the hottest fashion accessories of the middle ages. 
               
Saturday Textiles - Clothing 2 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Transferring Designs for Embroidery or Other Arts Grace Fenix This class is an overview of the various and sundry ways to transfer a design to a project, whether for an embroidery outline, wood burning or other decorative effects. Discussion and hands on fun include pouncing, tracing papers, pricking, iron on products, and transfer agents. I will bring examples of what works on different surfaces, and what definitely didn’t work, as well as extra materials for students to try each medium.
Saturday Textiles - Clothing 2 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 How to Build a Norman Outfit Caitlin Christiana Wintour This is a demonstration class on how to build a Norman woman’s outfit from the inside-out. From period underthings to courtly mantles, you’ll learn how to build upper class Norman garb using period layers.
Sunday Textiles - Clothing 2 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Overview of Anglo-Saxon costume Morgana Isolde of Ander Hall This class will cover English costume from 597 to 1066
               
Saturday Youth 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Youth At Play - Period Games Isabel Ruan de Aragon Come and play with us while we learn to play games that were enjoyed by children in the Middle Ages.
Saturday Youth 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fools Play Eva filia Edeneweyn  What was life like for the medieval court jester?  Come and find out more about these colorful characters while we make fools out of ourselves.
Saturday Youth 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Basic Weaving & Beading Isabel Ruan de Aragon Come and create an easy woven and beaded project to gift or keep.
Saturday Youth 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Block Printing Eva filia Edeneweyn  Students will learn how block printing was used in the middle ages and then use this method to create a project of their own.
Sunday Youth 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Herbal Sachets Peregrine Rose Falconer Using herbs and spices, our students will be creating crafts that are fun to gift or to keep.
Sunday Youth 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fun With Food Isabel Ruan de Aragon Students will enjoy creating simple recipes.
Sunday Youth 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Fairie Circle Eva filia Edeneweyn  We will spend this time learning more about the wee folk, coloring and listening to stories.
               
Saturday Teen 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Period Action Figure or Greek Jointed Dolls Rekon of Saaremaa Learn to make jointed toy figures the way the Greeks and other early-period people did.  You will see pictures of actual jointed dolls found in Greek sites, then model clay to make your own.  By the end of class, you'll be able to leave with a small jointed figure (doll or action figure, you decide) and maybe even some clothing or accessories for it, in a box that keeps them safe and un-lost. Although this class is scheduled for older youth, some of the younger youth may be able to participate depending on their abilities to stay focused and follow direction.
Saturday Teen 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Roman Coins-History In Your Hands Rutilia Fausta Come and hold a real Roman Coin.  We will have un-cleaned Roman Coins from right out of the ground.  Students will be able to clean their Roman coins, hopefully identify them as to emperor and age, then take them home to treasure.  Each coin is unique and genuinely between 1500 and 2000 years old.    While this class is designated for older youth, some younger youth may be able to participate depending on their ability to keep their attention on the project at hand.  This class is not for the easily distracted.
Saturday Teen 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Youth Archery Rekon of Saaremaa  
Saturday Teen 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Easy As Pie Aurelia Della Rossa Students will learn in a friendly and fun environment how to prepare a simple pie crust from scratch which we will use to create tarts.   Just think of how fun it will be for them to be able to bake these at home and bring them to a tournament or other function.  
Sunday Teen 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Monogramed Hankies Or Favors Grainne Ingen Ibir Come learn beginning basic embroidery stitches and finishing techniques to create a truly personal touch to a hanky or a favor.  Who wouldn't be pleased to receive something like this for a gift or proud to wear it on the field. 
Sunday Teen 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Leather Vanbracers For Beginners Laiben LaCroix Students will receive a basic walk-through on how to construct a leather vambrace, with information sheets and demos.  Then they will be creating a pattern to take home.
Sunday Teen 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Beginning Chain Maille Wulfric Forlong Falconhurst Students will learn the basics of knitting maille while creating key chains that they can bring home with them.  This basic pattern will help them understand the process.  With determination students will be able to take this skill and create bigger projects at home, such as bracelets, belts and more.

 

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