Recipes

Meat Pie I

The magazine “Medieval History” had an article about making meat pies in.. issue 5 I think (NOTE: Article by same author here: http://cunnan.sca.org.au/upload/1/18/Pyes_de_pares.pdf). It was a very interesting article. The author said that in period pies or coffins were used instead of canning. Essentially, the pie shell was so thick and totally sealed that it kept the food good for…

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SCA

AOA

Edith and I got our AOAs. Pictures taken by Pied Piper (the_pied_one at yahoo.com). Sylvie Sylvie Edith Edith

Yellow Cote (late 14th - early 15th Century)

I had the very good fortune to be able to attend a lecture by Robin Netherton. She lectured on her method for achieving this type of fitted dress and she also talked about her reasoning why the garments found in Greenland around that time (the so-called 10-gore dress) aren’t good examples of the fashions on the mainland. All-in-all, she was…

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Yellow Cote (late 14th - early 15th Century)

Yellow Cote (late 14th – early 15th Century)

Diary started October 19th 2004 Dress finished January 7th 2005 Summary It seems like such a simple thing. I’m Sylvie. I’m french. I’m from the late 14th/early 15th century. It seems obvious that I would have a “cote”, “cotte”, “cotehardie”, “gothic fitted gown”, “kirtle” whatever you want to call it.. the fitted supportive layer seen in late 14th/early 15th century…

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Tablet weaving

Tablet Weaving: Dad’s Belt

Front Back Turning sequence: Turn forward until you see 5 triangles. On the 6th triangle reverse half way through. Turn backwards until you see 5 triangles. Comments: Using 32 cards of size 12 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of just a little over 2.25 inches. The size 12 cotton crochet thread was sticky. This was…

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Tablet weaving

Anglo Saxon threaded in pattern

Band completed 10/23/2002 What it is This tablet woven band is woven using 18 tablets each with 4 strands of size 10 cotton crochet thread (a total of 72 threads) using the method described as “Pack Idling” by Peter Collingwood in The Techniques of Tablet Weaving using Thora Sharptooth’s threading sequence from her website (http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/saxontw.html). The final band wove up…

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Tablet weaving

First Tablet Weaving: Double Diamonds

I found the design for this here: http://www3.sympatico.ca/kirkflowers/tablet5.html (site no longer active) Front Back Threading diagram for use in Gutram’s Tablet Weaving Thingy Turning sequence: 8 forward 8 backward Comments: Using 36 cards of size 10 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of just a little over 1.25 inches. The size 10 cotton crochet thread made…

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