Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-03-14 14:00
The British Burgon Society studies the history of academic dress with an aim to study, preserve and advise on all aspects of practice of wearing caps and gowns. Alex Kerr, an expert on the subject, has posted an article Layer upon Layer: The Evolution of Cassock, Gown, Habit and Hood as Academic Dress.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-03-13 02:29
Vilhelm Lich reports that he has created an album of photos from Clothier's Seminar 2011 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-03-06 12:17
On the Earth & Living blog, "Body Therapist and Former Art Student," Therese offers a tutorial for making a pair of Viking/Iron Age shoes.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-03-04 12:36
Many women in the SCA report that they have trouble wearing a veil or making it look authentic. On her website Virtue Ventures, Cynthia du Pré Argent (Cynthia Virtue) offers instruction on how "to look really nice in a veil."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-03-02 17:31
Looking for a female equivalent to the male Scottish kilt? Consider the arisaid, a patterned, wrapped garment worn by women. The website eHow includes instructions for constructing an arisaid.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-02-28 16:38
Among the 76 Livery Companies incorporated in London, is the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, a craft brought to England in the late 1500's by French Huguenot craftsmen.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-02-25 18:09
Medieval and Renaissance costumers may want to dust off their best garb and enter the Fashion Fantastico, a wearable art show which will take place May 13, 2011 at the Avondale Sports complex in Avondale, Arizona.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-02-24 14:21
The Re enactors market is the largest European forum for manufacturers and traders producing goods for re-enactors, historical interpreters and the heritage industry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-02-12 23:18
Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from 12th Night in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-02-07 12:09
Don Domin d'Alsace reports that he has created an album of photos from Caerthen 12th Night which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by tunics on Mon, 2011-02-07 09:37
Hailing from the Barony of Fettburg, Jerry, the owner of Tunics specializes in the making of Viking style tunics based on the Birka pattern. Using only the best wools, linens and linen blends, he creates a garment that is very comfortable to wear, durable and affordable.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-01-29 13:01
Costumers: The opportunity of a lifetime presents itself on Feruary 12, 2011 when the Royal Shakespeare Company will sell thousands of costumes worn by such theatre luminaries as Ian McKellen and Kenneth Branagh.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-01-24 09:34
Library assistant Cynthia Olsen wanted to introduce kids to the Middle Ages, so she invited members of the Society for Creative Anachronism to bring their knowledge and skills to the Eugene Public Library. Winston Ross of the Register-Guard has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-01-21 17:05
The Shire of Drakenmere invites you to Jour d' Amour VI, A Day of Love Shakespearean Style at Indian Springs State Park (Flovilla, GA) 28-30 January, 2011. Please join us for our Late Period English Pub...a warm and welcome feast for the traveler. Feast space is limited so reserve early and reserve often....
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-01-13 19:03
The College of St Malachy will be holding their annual Newcomers feast on the 26th of March, 2011. You are all invited to join us for a day of feasting, fighting, dancing, drinking and fun with the chance to make new friends or meet up with old.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-12-28 12:43
Aarhus University has created an extensive website covering the 2010 opening of the tomb of 16th century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. The site includes photos and video about the project.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-12-24 11:17
Judith de Northumbria reports that Their Majesties UlfR and Caoimhe of the Kingdom of Drachenwald have chosen to offer Helena von Eltz entry into the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-12-12 09:36
On the Middle Eastern Dance Guild website, Melinda Haren (Mistress Roxane Farabi Shahzadeh) has posted a number of patterns for Persian garb that she has created.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-12-10 13:14
AFD will take place in Jackson, MS at the Eagle Ridge Confrence Center January 22, 2011. Site opens at 8am and closes at 5pm
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-12-09 18:59
The Clothier's Seminar is an annual event that revolves around the one necessity that we all need, clothes. Come join us for a day of classes, discussion and camaraderie.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-12-08 08:08
On his website Dress, Jewels, Arms and Coat of Arms: Material Culture and Self-Representation in the Late Middle Ages, Gerhard Jaritz has posted a manual of basic information on medieval jewelry and ornamentation.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-25 14:02
On the Genevieve.net website, Baroness Genevieve d'Aquitaine shares a pattern for a lady's Viking silk cap, pattered after one found in the Coppergate excavations. Her pattern is based on research by Mistress Isabel Ulfsdottir and Mistress Thora Sharptoot.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-11-15 14:36
On her blog Geek Mom, Natania Barron shares her design for a Renaissance-style corset using bamboo brush mats and thrift store fabric - all for under US$20! (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-04 23:30
Are you living in the 12th century and don't know what you should be wearing? Take a look at the 12th Century Clothing List on Yahoo Groups for discussion of period garb.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-22 15:22
There is so much coming up in the near to not-so-near future. Coronation, Toys-4-Tots, Mid-winters (both Caer Galen and al Baran), and of course our own 12th Night! Do you just have a need for new garb? Want to change your look? Well, come join us! Sunday November 7th from 10am until 6pm at Hillcrest Village Club House!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-10-11 15:47
Are blue jeans period? A new study dates the modern clothing basic to at least 17th century Italy as shown in the paintings of Italian artist dubbed the "Master of the Blue Jeans." (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-09-19 11:36
Over 200 couples from the United States and Canada competed for scholarship money and $3,000 for their high schools in the latest The Duck® brand duct tape Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest. (photos)
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sun, 2010-09-05 08:03
Fibers found on a rusty sandal nail suggest that Romans were wearing socks under their sandals. The sandal was discovered in a dig in North Yorkshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-09-01 13:20
Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism were among those who showed off their costuming - and armoring - skills at the recent 2010 Comic-Con International convention in San Diego, CA. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-08-27 14:48
As the long days grow shorter and the glorious summer marches toward autumn, it is again time to take out those projects and ideas which the fine weather bade us set aside. To this purpose, I would like to invite one and all to our Autumn Atelier!