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Class schedule:
(see descriptions below) 
10am
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Nallbinding - Cathryn
11am
Sandcast Candlemaking - Ruadhan ingen MeilColum MacCineada
Bidding the Bedes: Intro to Paternosters - Lady Elizabethe Alles
Beginning Kumihimo - Rebah Amari Qira bat Abraham
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Sprang - Cathryn
Noon
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: 10th century sewing techniques - Cathryn
 
1pm
Flax prep (3 hours) - THLady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn
Intro to Russian Garb- Lady Kashka Mokosheva
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2pm
Flax prep - continued
Shisha mirror embroidery - Emine bint Istani
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: 10th century embelishment stitches - Cathryn
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3pm
Flax prep - continued
Candlemaking - Ruadhan ingen MeilColum MacCineada
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Miscellaneous (2 hours) - Cathryn
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4pm
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Miscellaneous - continued
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Class descriptions:

Intro to Russian Garb - Lady Kashka Mokosheva
This class will focus on the basic layers of clothing from the Kievan period (9th-13th century).  
We will discuss appropriate fabrics, decoration and construction.
Class Fee: no fee/ no limit 
 
Bidding the Bedes: Intro to Paternosters - Lady Elizabethe Alles
In the 13th-16th centuries in westren Europe, prayer beads were an ubiquitous accessory.
This class discusses the history and development of the paternoster, as well as providing
information on making your own replica. A limited number of kits will be available to 
make a glass or bone paternoster. 
Class Fee: $5 for kit (12 kits available/ no limit for listeners)
 
Beyond the Bedes: Paternoster Gauds and Terminals - Lady Elizabethe Alles
Prayer beads were ubiquitous and diverse in form in western European Christenom from the 
14th-16th centuries. The gaud and terminals came in a dizzying array of forms. Learn specifically
about the gauds and terminals and how to find your own to create authentic look.
Class Fee: no fee/ Limited Handouts available
 
Soapmaking - Ruadhan ingen MeilColum MacCineada
Class will discuss the difference between cold process (non-cooked) and hot process  
(cooked) soaps, how they are made and what they are made of, and how/why they 
are different than commercially-produced (store-bought) soap.  There will be a 
demonstration of hot-process soapmaking and how to achieve success with this method. 
Class Fee: No Fee/ No limit/ People need to bring a heat source 
 
Sandcast candlemaking - Ruadhan ingen MeilColum MacCineada
Class will demonstrate the art of sand cast candlemaking and the various effects that can be achieved with the addition of color, herbs, blossoms and even salts.
Sand cast candles are inexpensive and easy to make, and very beautiful.  They are also a “green” art, requiring only a heating source for the wax melt.
The colors and other ingredients are optional.
Class Fee: No Fee/ No limit/ People need to bring a heat source 
 
Flax Prep- THLady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn
Flax Preparation - From Straw to Spinning Fibers:  Come get acquainted with 
flax preparation as a process. Start with retted stalks (with a discussion on retting) to fibers 
that are ready to spin. Be prepared for chaff & dust to fly -- It's good we'll be outside 
to save on clean-up mess.
Class Fee: no fee/ no limit 
 
Shisha Mirror Embroidery- Emine bint Istani
Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work.  This class will 
demonstrate the techniques used to attach mirrors to fabric (pillows, clothing, head pieces, etc etc). 
Class Fee: $3.00 for kit (10 kits available/ no limit for listeners)
 
Beginning Kumihimo - Rebbah Amari Qira bat Abraham
Beginning Kumihimo--Learn to make Japanese style cording as well as its tool
Class Fee: $0.50 for yarn or embroidery floss (12 kits available/ no limit for listeners)
 
 
Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Miscellaneous (2 hours) - Cathryn
Teaching/demonstrating Anglo/Scandinavian Seamere crafts
10-11am Nalbinding
11am-noon Sprang
noon-1 10th c. Sewing Techniques
2-3pm 10th C. Embelishment Stitches
3-5pm Misc. Fibre Arts such as Finger Loop Braiding, Drop Spindle Spinning, Lucet Cording making.
Classes limited to 5 people per timeslot as they are all hands-on learning.
No class fee unless students want to take supplies with them
  
Artisan's row
 
Katherine von Aachen (Embroidery)
 
Cathryn (Intro to Anglo/Scandinavian Fiber Arts: Nalbinding, Sprang, Finger weaving, Drop spindle spinning, or Hand sewing/embelishment)
 
Allegra (Bobbin Lace and Various Fibre Arts)
 
Ruadhan ingen MeilColum MacCineada (Soapmaking, Sandcast Candlemaking)
 
THL Fiadnata (Flax Preparation: From Straw to Spinning Fibres)
 
Lady Elizabeta Foscari (Mosaics)
 
 
 Performing Arts
iScandali will be performing a family-friendly play in the Commedia dell'arte style before court and
a Naughty Show for adults only after dark
 
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