[MR] Southern Atlantian A&S Syposium II
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July 7, 2001
Southern Atlantian A&S Symposium II
Canton of Misty Marsh by the Sea, Florence, SC
The Canton of Misty Marsh invites the noble gentles of Faire Atlantia to our
borders. If you yearn for knowledge or new skills, come - join us, as we
seek to keep the light of learning alive. The event will be held at Francis
Marion University in Florence, SC. Site opens and registration begins at
8am, with classes running from 9am to noon and 1pm to 5pm.
Current class schedule is as follows (REVISED 6/26/01 and subject to changes):
Thrown Weapons Set-up and Rules - (THL Lord Volgaar Thorgulsson)
Basic Shyrts & Chemises (2 hours) - (Baroness Julianna Fiorentini and Lady
Lina St. Albans) Learn how
to construct a basic chemise or shyrt without use of a pattern. You may
watch and learn, or you can
actually make a chemise on-site. Bring 6to 8 yards of pre-washed cotton
fabric, matching thread, a
tape measure, and scissors. There will be several sewing machines set up for
general use, but you
may bring your own if you prefer.
Beginning Middle Eastern Dance - (Lady Kisaiya Zingara) Brief overview of the
middle eastern dance, its place in the SCA and how to do it.
Natural Dyeing (Favour Project Part 1) - (Lady Bridget O'Shay) Make a Favour
from start to finish!
This is a two part class. In this first part, you will dye linen and thread
using natural dyeing
methods. After it has dried in the sun, you will learn to embroider your
initial or design to
create a personal favour, which you may then present to someone you care
about. This workshop is
intended for children, but adults are welcome to participate. Only non-toxic
dyes will be used
(beets, onion skins, tea, etc.). You will be dyeing your very own linen
square in your choice of
dye to begin your favour!
Knife Throwing - (THL Volgaar Thorgulsson)
SCA Heraldry Introduction (2 hours) - (Lord Alleyne Blackburn) A basic intro
Heraldry for heralds and general populace. Covers the basics of heraldry in
hopefully easy to
understand terms. Will give a basic outline of the submission process and
cover heraldic displays.
There will be handouts for those attending.
Beginning Single and Double Lucent - (Lady Lydia Lijovich of Ragusa) Learn to
simple process of creating period cord, which is extremely strong and highly
functional, with the
lucet tool! Experience the satisfaction of replacing that ribbon in your
bodice with a strong, yet
attractive binding that you have produced yourself! In addition, the double
lucet will also be
discussed. Class participants will be able to demonstrate the ability to use
a single lucet by the
end of the class. Class fee is $7.00, which includes a lovely cherry wood
lucet and string to
produce cord with, as well as hand-outs ($2 if you have your own lucet).
Double lucets will also
be available for sale, at an additional cost of $10.00. All proceeds go to
the Knowne Whorle
Spinning Guild. Class limited to 12.
Creating a Gypsy Persona - (Lady Kisaiya Zingara) A timeline of Romany
Beginning Rapier (2 hours) - (William Welwyn) An introduction to rapier from
perspective. Issues covered include finding a comfortable stance, the
for holding a rapier, movement on the field, and the basic rules for Rapier
Combat in Atlantia.
Emphasis will be on developing basics that can be taken home and practiced
drills that will be introduced. There will be a handout of rapier terms from
the Italian fencing
styles that will be used during instruction. Class limit 10.
MoL 101 (Mistress Ceridwen ferch Owain) This is THE required class to
become a warranted
MoL in Atlantia!
Bayeaux Tapestry Stitch/Laidwork and Couching - (Sine ni Dheaghaidh) How to
do the stitch
used in the Bayeaux Tapestry. Class limit 8. Class fee $3.00 for kit.
Introduction to SCA Arts & Sciences - (Lady Kisaiya Zingara) Brief
introduction to the
Society, how to get involved, with a concentration on getting involved in the
Arts and Sciences.
Drawstring Pouches - (Lady Lina St. Albans) Have you ever wondered where in
your garb to
stash all that critically important stuff we all have to carry everywhere we
go? Have you ever
needed to give a period gift, but handmade gifts take so much time? Have you
that you didn't have a use for some of your lovely scraps of period fabric
left over from garb-making?
Here is an answer to all these questions: learn to make (and take with you) a
pouch and a slightly more complex (and period) round pouch. Directions
provided for lined and
unlined pouches, with suggestions for sources of materials and uses for the
Class limit 8. Class fee $1.00.
Ribbon Braiding - (Sine ni Dheighaidh) Turn ordinary 1/8" ribbon into trim or
carriers for your
medallions. Class limit 12. Class fee $1.00 for ribbon.
Spear Throwing - (THL Volgaar Thorgulsson)
Soap Making (2 hours)- (Mistress Aodh Adendra Marland)
Fabliaux (Racy French Stories) - (Mistress Ceridwen ferch Owain)
Axe Throwing - (THL Volgaar Thorgulsson)
Pattern Making 101 (3 hours) - (Lady Anastasia dello Scudo Russo) This class
will help you
create patterns for SCAdian and mundane clothing. Learn to read store bought
patterns, how to
enlarge and reduce them; mannequins, the essential helper; all about store
bought and making
your own Muslins; making wearable patterns; and basic garb shapes, learning
and more! You might wish to bring a notepad. Muslin is helpful, but not
So You Want to be a Herald - (Lord Alleyne Blackburn) A general overview of
the duties and
requirements for members of the College of Arms. Suggested for any Cornet
heralds and those
interested in becoming a herald. Will cover the basics of book, court and
field heraldry, as well as
the submission process and how to keep your submitters happy. Bring a
notebook if you want to
Hidden Mundanities - (Baroness Julianna Fiorentini) Creating the ambiance of
the Middle Ages
takes more than putting on funny clothes. Learn how to make fabric covers to
hide those ghastly
mundane items - coolers, chairs, water bottles, even tiki torches! We will
discuss the basic
geometry of different items, and how that translates into fabric, and I will
demonstrate how to
make a chair cover. If you wish, you may bring an item that you've been
wanting to cover for a
long time, but just don't know how! Bring fabric and a tape measure, and we
will do yours as time
Scribing Under Pressure - (Lady Brigh ingen Erinaugh) A discussion of the
tips and tricks of
getting those scrolls done in a pinch without burning the candle at both
ends. Class limit is 15.
Class fee is $1.00 for handout.
Introduction to Medieval Poetry - (Master Bran Trefonnen) The Middle Ages
featured a wide
variety of poetic voices almost all of which changed the face of western
literature. Contrary to
what you may think, this poetry is very accessible to modern readers and can
Embroidery for Absolute Beginners - (Lady Lina St. Albans) If you want to get
embroidery but haven't known where to begin, this class is for you. Learn
half a dozen basic
period stitches, and gain some information and insight on period thread,
fabric, and design
elements. Class limit 8. No fee or $3.00 if you wish to keep the needle and
Learning to Spin with a Drop Spindle (2 hours) - (Lady Siobhan nic
Dhuinnshleibhe) Class fee
is $7.00 for materials which include a drop spindle and wool to practice on.
Roundtable Discussion on Children and the SCA - (Lady Bridget O'Shay)
Early Irish Monks History - (Master Bran Trefonnen) Inspired from the pages
of the Mayhem,
learn about the line of early Irish monks who birthed the likes of Andrew
Scotus and brought
civilization to a nation!
Easy Embroidery (Favour Project Part 2) - (Lady Lina St. Albans and Lady
Learn simple stitches to embroider your initial or design on your favour.
This class schedule is subject to additions, deletions and time changes!
You may pre-register for classes by sending it with your reservations, or via
email to the autocrat
at Krys461 at cs.com. Class fees should be paid directly to the instructor.
The site fee is $3.00.
All teachers and all children under 12 years of age are free. Mail
reservations to the autocrat:
Krystal Smith, 1509 Woods Drive, Florence SC 29505. Make checks payable to
the Canton of
Misty Marsh, SCA, Inc.
There will be a lunch available on site during the noon to 1pm break for
If you are interested in teaching a class, or if you need crash space
(limited), contact the autocrat.
Local hotels include:
I-95, Exit 160: Courtyard by Marriott/Hampton Inn/Holiday Inn
I-95, Exit 164: Sleep Inn, Wingate Inn, Shoney's Inn/Econo Lodge/Days Inn,
Microtel (843) 629-9522. Rooms begin at $39.95
The site is Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC
29501-0547. The buildings
are Cauthen Education Media Center and Founder's Hall. The site opens at 8am
and closes at
Directions: Take your best route to Florence, SC. On I-95, take exit 170
(Hwy 327) south
toward Florence. At the junction of 327 and Hwy 301, turn LEFT. At the next
RIGHT. Francis Marion University will be on your left. Turn LEFT into Gate
3 and an
immediate LEFT again into Lot B. Straight across from Lot B, you will see
the site - follow signs
to registration. SCA signs will be posted by the wonderful Baron Luqman
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