Guess who got apprenticed? This gal! I am now the apprentice of Mistress Sofanisba Vespasiana Gabrielli. When we were discussing my apprenticeship, she asked me what I was interested in. Since “everything” is less than precise, I thought I’d use this blog to make a list of sorts. Advertisements
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All the linen is washed. The linen I was worried would tint my whites did not and the one I thought would be fine did, so now my only fencing shirt is ever so subtly blue. Go figure.
I am trying to be a good SCA-dian, but I live in an apartment. This makes things like, say, soaking linen, problematic in a small space. I recently got 19 yards of linen in 3 different colors and two different weights. I live in a carpeted apartment with a lease agreement that says I cannot… Continue reading Reasons to Get a house.
I am currently a librarian at an undergraduate institution. Dr. Elizabeth Lehfeldt gave a talk entitled “Abbesses as Administrators: Gender and Leadership in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.” This seemed like it was right up my alley so here’s my notes. Some context: Our school, like many, has been an old boys club for… Continue reading Let’s talk about abbesses and female leadership
This isn’t garb or anything terribly exciting, but I decorated a sewing box this afternoon. I have been thinking about doing it for a while and now it’s done.
“Nothing but net” seemed a bit on the nose for the title. “Net worth” is a dumb title.