Midlands Largess is a Facebook A&S based "secret-gift" exchange for
the Midlands region. The object is to create for less then $25 a
product that be used by the recipient in the SCA. The items for this
round are due September 30th with an optional face-to face exchange at
the Shire of Dark Rivers 35th year anniversary event.
Because it originated on Facebook, I assume some people here have not
heard about the group. Honestly, it is a brilliant idea that allows
you to meet other artisans throughout the Midlands, create something
really cool ( and usually very loved by the recipient), and receive a
kinda cool gift in exchange.
I HIGHLY recommend people think about joining. This past swap the
person I got received a bag of hand spun/hand dyed yarn ( they are a
knitter and never had a chance to play with hand spun fibers). In
exchange I got the coolest leather journal with a duck on it to be
used to record my brewing recipes. I usually make leather things for
others, so it was so awesome to receive something made out of leather
for myself ( I honestly can't describe how much I adore this journal).
Others have received pottery, silk painted objects, embroidered bags,
an oriental long bow, and other really cool items.
If you would like to sign up- email the following information to
Address ( so you can get your gift)
Other Info ( What you do, what you like, allergies)
The end date to sign up is this Saturday. Any questions, you can ask
) or Elizabeth "Cookie" at
Baroness Verena Entenwirth
Seneschal, Barony of Ayreton
Dean of the College of History and SCA Administration, RUM
Deputy Chatelaine of Special Projects; Gold Key
Give me your unclothed, your unfed, your sober masses