3rd Online Display – Morwenna O Hurlihie

Name: Morwenna O Hurlihie Location: Canton of the Towers, Barony of Carolingia Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Morwenna_O_Hurlihie My true love is spinning and weaving, but I like food, too. I very much enjoy cooking and struggled last year being unable to feed folks at various events. So, I tried to figure out a way to share things from afar.... Continue Reading →

3rd Online Display – Carowyn Silveroak

Name: Carowyn Silveroak Location: Shire of Eisental While in lockdown, it was pretty logical to think about how people, then and now, deal with taking control of situations that they know they have no control over.  Magical thinking, both as the psychological term and the ritual, have powerful connections to our minds and the world... Continue Reading →

3rd Online Display – Amalie von Hohensee, OL

Name: Amalie von Hohensee, OL Location: Barony of Stonemarche Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Amalie_von_Hohensee During my exploration of ecclesiastical goldwork embroidery, I stumbled upon some fascinating pieces that used string padding to create textured borders and other motifs. I thought it would be fun to experiment with this technique, which in modern goldwork embroidery is most often seen... Continue Reading →

3rd Online Display – Ibrahim al-Rashid

Name: Ibrahim al-Rashid Location: Ostgardr/Whyt Whey Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Ibrahim_al-Rashid The doublet is one of the fundamental garments of male wardrobe in the 16th century.  This version aims to replicate the style of the 1580s, which had a moderately short waist but otherwise a mostly natural silhouette.   I was inspired to make this doublet by the fabric,... Continue Reading →

3rd Online Display – Ibrahim al-Rashid

Name: Ibrahim al-Rashid Location: Ostgardr/Whyt Whey Wiki: https://wiki.eastkingdom.org/wiki/Ibrahim_al-Rashid The ropilla is a type of jacket-like outer garment seen in Spain and Portugal in the late 16th century.  Diego de Freyle's tailor's book (published 1588) shows a type of ropilla that is unique in being fitted and shaped to the body, but having no waist seam. ... Continue Reading →

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