I did not fight on Saturday. INSTEAD, I ACHIEVED A STEP CLOSER TO MY GOALS. Well, a goal anyway. I want to look like Robinet Testard painted me and I walked into an event. It’s a weird goal, but it is mine. Relatedly: a few months ago, I decided to spend more time on details… Continue reading Dress like the Testard illumination you wish to see in the world
I have a few “I MADE A THING” posts in the drafts right now. but I’m sort of in a thinky/reflective mood about my stuff. I think I need bigger skirts. Now, stay with me here: I think there are 2 things happening with most of my garb. I don’t have enough support under my… Continue reading Navel Gazing about skirt width.
Humans are storytellers. We thrive on stories of conflict and change. All stories have that in common. There’s a cast, a problem, a conflict over the problem, then a solution. History lovers (and I include myself in this group) are drawn to periods where things are happening. It’s half the reason we have so many… Continue reading OH NO, EVERYTHING’S MOSTLY OK: Challenges in Studying a Stable Period
Same thing we do every year, Pinky. Try to take over the world.
Subtitle: NOT EVERYTHING IN THIS PERIOD WITH A FULL SKIRT AND A V NECK IS A BURGUNDIAN. I am currently working on a full Avignon/provençal 1480s-1510s kit and persona. I don’t know of anyone in the SCA who does my location and period and what I have to go off of is various “this looks… Continue reading How to be the expert: Late medieval, Early Renaissance Avignon/Provence
This is my research for Northshield’s Kingdom A&S competition 2017, held March 4th in Hurley, Wisconsin. I entered in the Introductory Division.