Any topic related to the production of thread, yarn, felt, or cloth, or the making of articles from cloth or fabric
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-09 15:02
The commercial web site Esoteric Creations has posted an article on the history of linen and the importance of its use in the clothing of the people of Egypt and Middle Ages Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-23 15:10
The funeral of Pope John Paul II has sparked much interest in the history of the papacy. In an interview for NPR's Morning Edition, Renee Montagne discusses papal vestments with Father Mark Frances.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-22 16:24
Richard Preston of the New Yorker discusses the how two mathematicians aided in the restoration of the Cloisters' famous Unicorn Tapestries and in the process, discovered a mystery.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-09 12:40
Live Science, an online magazine, looks at the history of the Shroud of Turin and offers a factsheet with established facts about the Shroud.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-03-30 12:14
"A Legacy of Lace: Selections from the Cone Collection" will be on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art through September 18, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-16 15:00
Recent finds have led archaeologists to believe that Coventry, England has had a rich past, from Roman through Medieval and Tudor times.
Submitted by Katarina on Thu, 2005-02-10 12:59
"Silkewerk" is a common period spelling for the art of making and using silk. Mistress Emmelyne de Marksbury's web site discusses techniques, including reeling threads, experiments in dyeing, her work on period hairnets, and links to other period and research silk sites.
Submitted by Katarina on Thu, 2005-02-10 12:07
Emmelyne de Marksbury, silkewoman, was admitted to the Order of the Laurel at Dragonsmark's annual Candlemas event last Saturday, February 2. She was placed on vigil early in the morning, and was elevated at a well-attended evening court.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 13:29
The Norwegian Textile Guild's 3rd Conference on Norwegian Woven Textiles will take place October 21-23, 2005 in Decorah, Iowa.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2005-01-18 21:00
The Guild of Withie and Woolmongers is dedicated to employing, learning and teaching textile arts as they were practiced prior to 1700. For the purpose of the guild, textile arts include but are not limited to spinning, natural dying, weaving, knitting, embroidery (as well as other forms of embellishment), and basketry.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-09 08:20
John of the Hills, of the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that the fifth annual Best Looking Banners and Flags Campsite competition will take place at this year's Rowany Festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-12-19 20:34
The Hill Art's mission is to supply the re-enactor with quality hand spinning and needle felting equipment. They are also a source for all-natural yarns and woolen fabrics.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 13:50
Dame Aoife presents her guide to historical holiday gifts and their modern counterparts for the medievalists on your list.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 16:16
R. Howard Bloch will teach an NEH summer seminar at Yale University entitled The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:29
This is a bibliography page listing print and online resources for those interested in Elizabethan embroidery and blackwork.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:21
Calontir Trim is exactly what you would expect from their name: a merchant based in Calontir, with a very large selection of trim for making garb.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-11 12:07
Author and textile archivist Dorothy Burnham died October 24, 2004 in Toronto. Burnham spent over 70 years researching textiles and was formerly employed by the Royal Ontario Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 11:47
The Cleveland Museum of Art will host en exhibit entitled Dukes & Angels: Art from the Court of Burgundy (1364-1419) October 24, 2004 through January 9, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-10-08 11:29
Sewing Central, run by Lord Vlad de Jaffa and Lady Eliseé du Lyonnais, has period patterns, fabrics, and books related to costuming and other textile arts.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-09-07 21:57
The staff of the Known World Costuming Symposium (KWCS) have announced many newly-scheduled classes as well as an extension of the pre-registration deadline.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 18:05
The Shire of Nithgaard (State College, PA) will once again be hosting Fiber, Fabric and Fighting on November 19-21, 2004, in Lamar, PA (easily accessible from I-80).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-24 14:05
The Marche of Alderford proudly presents "Known World Costume Symposium IV", September 24-26, in North Canton, Ohio (USA). The featured speaker this year is Mistress Drea di Pelligrini.
For further information and an online pre-registration form, see the event web site: http://sca.4th.com/alderford/events/kwcs2004
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-06-17 21:30
Indiana Digital Student: A reporter describes the goings-on at the Constellation Regional Textiles Gathering in the Shire of Mynydd Seren in the Middle Kingdom.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-06-17 20:42
Tips from SCAdians throughout the Knowne Worlde on how to survive in the SCA while on a budget. Everything from costuming to combat, feast gear to pavillions. Check it out and submit a tip of your own!
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-06-16 14:50
This week, Dame Aoife gets all tied up in knots as she shares her research and links on medieval weaving.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-04-28 00:00
Aoife offers an eclectic blend this week with annotated resources for: "Lace, Celtic Knotwork, and Weights and Measures."