Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-06-23 17:58
Melissa Leventon, former Textile Curator-in-Charge at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, will lead a nine-day tour of museums, artisans’ studios and textile art dealers September 24 to October 2, 2010. The tour will focus on the cities of London and Bath.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-06-14 15:26
Mistress Llyrydwyl Merewenna reports that, at Their recent Crown Tournament, Their Majesties Radagaisus and Ceinwen of the Middle Kingdom, placed Baroness Milisent Vibert on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-06-11 19:45
Rowan Atkinson's codpiece from the Blackadder television series was just one of the media-related items sold at auction by Cameo Auctioneers in Midgham in Berkshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-06-01 18:47
Historical films and fiction have always depicted the Norse as dour fellows, dressed in earthtones and furs, but new evidence seems to show otherwise.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-05-28 16:37
Based on the silk fabric of the golden gown of Queen Margaret of Sweden, experts at Durán Textiles have produced a hand-printed design and re-created the gown. The story, with photos, appears in the Durán Textiles newsletter.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-05-22 09:30
Ii Toonishi-no-kami Katsumori reports that photos from the Far West A&S Coronet Tournament, which took place in Vale de Draco, Camp Zama, Japan, are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-05-20 17:51
Looking for garb inspiration? Costuming Through the Centuries, a website created by Caitlin nic Raighne, offers a wide variety of resources, costuming history, and pattern suggestions.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-05-16 12:29
Eight high quality shoes dating to around 1708 were discovered recently in the Gothic tower of a palace in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-05-09 16:03
THL Marija Kotok reports that an album of photos from Slavic University III, taken by her lord husband, Lord Petr, are available to view online. The event took place April 10, 2010 in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-05-06 19:06
The Hundred of Okewaite (Goulburn, NSW, Australia) will be holding a feast on May 22 titled 'A Taste of the Middle Ages'.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-05-02 17:51
Ancient gladitorial artifacts, preserved at Pompeii, will share display space with modern reconstructions of plumed helmets and silk tunics for a new exhibit at Rome's Colosseum entitled Gladiatores now through October 2, 2010.
Submitted by Khevron on Wed, 2010-04-21 05:09
The Khevron.com is a personal web site run by West Kingdom herald. The diverse site includes, among other things, Heraldrydiculous heraldry comic/video album, Oertha Armorial, West Kingdom Roll of Arms, wearable heraldry, and an SCA- and heraldry-themed Cafe Press shop.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-04-14 17:06
With Winter coming to an end and Spring approaching, now is the time think ahead to the coming months of gatherings and events. A time to create new garb, add embellishments to old or try a completely new time period.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-03-30 21:06
Cathus and Constantia Kaloethes report that they have each created an album of photos from the recent Chieftains event in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-03-29 18:50
On her website, Tasha Kelly McGann shares secrets of how to fit and create a pattern for a fitted medieval gown.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-03-05 06:38
SCA member and Darwin Awards author Wendy Northcutt shares several tales of "Medieval Mayhem" on the Darwin Awards website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-02-27 16:24
Did Estrella War leave you craving more combat? Are you ready for more fun? Join us at Mixed Weapons War - March 26-28!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-02-26 12:55
Broom reports that at the January 30, 2010 Market Day in Birka, in Their Barony of Stonemarche, Their Majesties Konrad and Branwen of the Kingdom of the East elevated Briony of Chatham to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-02-22 05:13
Hrothgar reports that he has created an album of photos from the Clothiers' Seminar which took place February 6, 2010 in Cúm an Iolair in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-02-20 18:36
The Wychwood Warriors Wiki offers an article on the history and design of coats and overtunics for early Germanic cultures and Vikings. Included are resources, with links, for Eastern Viking and female coats.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-02-13 14:04
The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto is playing host to On a Pedestal: From Reniassance Chopines to Baroque Heels, an exhibit that "explores two of the most extreme forms of footwear ever worn in Western fashion, the outrageous platform chopine and its eventual replacement, the high heel." (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-02-13 09:27
On his website, Some Clothing of the Middle Ages - Hoods, Chaperons and Liripipes, I. Marc Carlson shares research, patterns and advice on the construction of medieval hoods and liripipes.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-02-04 19:25
Clothier's Seminar XXV Hosted by Cúm an Iolair Feb. 6, 2010
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-01-21 23:59
Ealdormere's CLOTH OF GOLD Costuming Competition April 16 -18, 2010
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-01-10 14:37
Illusion Jewels, a retailer of medieval and renaissance jewelry, has created an online portrait gallery featuring classic paintings from the 15th - 17th centuries that feature jewelry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-01-09 14:04
From Legio Draconis: a website with photos of the amazingly-preserved leather from Novgorod, Russia including sheathes, pouches and incredibly, whole boots and shoes, dating to the 12th and 14th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-12-10 14:44
Please come and join the Shire of Plattefordham (Casper, Wyoming) for a delectable feast and celebration on January 9, 2010, in honor of 12th night at St Stephens Episcopal Church.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-11-20 15:58
Years after its discovery, the Mary Rose, the famous Tudor warship, continues to excite researchers. The latest items to be displayed show that the 16th century sailor was very conscious of his appearance.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-11-17 11:43
Eirik Andersen reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Icelandic Althing event which took place recently in Eoforwic, Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-11-15 12:16
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Chronicler, shares photos from her visit to the Griffins Needle Challenge event, where participants created magnificent garments in a mere 20 hours.