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  • Debra Cobb
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    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 31, 2009
      > ______________________________________________
      > From: Debra Cobb [mailto:dcobb@...]
      > Sent: Aug 28, 2009 3:22 PM
      > To: 'IKINS@yahoogroups.com'
      > Subject: Symposium Update
      >
      > To bring everyone up to date on the 2nd Inter Kingdom Intensive Needlework
      > Symposium (IKINS) that’s coming….
      >
      > Now is the time to register! Don’t let this wonderful opportunity pass
      > you by…great teachers and great classes! And some great surprises!
      >
      > WEBSITE: www.groups.yahoo.com/group/IKINS
      >
      >
      > (By the way, this symposium will not be returning to the Kingdom of the
      > West until at least 2012.) For any questions about registration, contact
      > Elaine Fairchild at cgordonbaty@...
      >
      > The Doubletree Hotel at the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame is now
      > accepting room reservations. Rooms are regularly $109/nite but thanks to
      > our collegium autocrats, we’re getting a special rate of $85/room/nite (+
      > tax, etc.). Just don’t forget to mention that you are with the SCA group.
      >
      > So let’s start with Friday, Oct. 23rd, the day before the symposium
      > classes start. Francesca von Hesse is planning a special excursion to the
      > Legion of Honor in San Francisco at 10:00 a.m. This museum is located in
      > Lincoln Park and it is a unique art museum housing some fabulous treasures
      > including a collection that ranges from ancient sculpture, pottery, and
      > jewelry, to European masters paintings, sculpture, porcelain, woodworking
      > and glassware.
      >
      > There will be lunch break between 12 noon and 3 p.m. so you can either
      > dine in San Francisco or head to Berkeley where we will meet again at 3:00
      > p.m. to visit Lacis. We will be posting lunch options on the website and
      > Elaine has also included them in your confirmation letter.
      >
      > At 3:00 p.m., our tours of the Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles will
      > begin. Lacis is open until 6 p.m. so we will have an amazing 3 hours to
      > tour the museum and shop in their wonderful needlework store. The museum
      > represents 40 years of dedication to the preservation of lace and other
      > handwork. Their collection includes pieces from pre-Columbian Peru, from
      > 17th c. European courts, and examples of machine laces exemplifying the
      > 19th c. industrial revolution. The Museum store offers an extensive
      > selection of threads, ribbons, tools and supplies for the textile arts,
      > including lace-making, embroidery, knitting, tatting, crochet, costume and
      > bridal. There’s also an amazing collection of books and patterns.
      >
      > For any questions about the Legion of Honor, lunch sites, or Lacis, please
      > contact Francesca at ehmoody@....
      >
      > At 6:30 that Friday evening we are inviting all the symposium attendees to
      > join us for a group dinner at La Mediterranee Restaurant in Berkeley.
      > Katherine de Langelei will be announcing the menu, prices, RSVP’s, etc.
      > This restaurant boasts both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. The
      > prices are quite affordable and there’s good parking too! This will be a
      > fun way to meet everyone and share our needlework stories. For more info
      > about the restaurant, please contact Katherine at delangelia@....
      >
      >
      > Saturday (Oct. 24th) classes - start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.
      > (There will be breaks within the classes).
      >
      > 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
      > St. Cuthbert’s Goldwork Technique (Letitia de Scotia)
      > Elizabethan Gauntlets & Gloves (Francesca von Hesse)
      > Lacis (Caiterina nic Seamus)
      >
      > 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      > Or Nue (Teleri of Gwynedd)
      > Elizabethan Clothing & Accessories (slideshow by Iulitta Rowan of Arran)
      >
      >
      > In addition, everyone is invited to share their current or past projects
      > in the symposium’s Needlework Display, being organized by Catherine
      > Lorraine. So please start thinking about those items you would like to
      > bring and show. The best part is that they can either be completed or “in
      > progress”. Please contact Catherine at redthread64@... to let her
      > know what you may be bringing so she can plan table space accordingly.
      > The display will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      >
      > We’re also working on box lunches for those attending the symposium on
      > Sat., so we can also enjoy the Display without spending our precious time
      > standing in long lines. Stay tuned for more info on this.
      >
      > That Saturday evening, the collegium autocrats are planning a potluck and
      > party in the Presidential Suite of the hotel for everyone attending the
      > collegium and symposium. If you wish to attend you can either bring a
      > dish for 8-12 people or make a donation. Please RSVP to Vittoria Aureli
      > at ariane.helou@....
      >
      > Sunday (Oct. 25th) - classes resume at 8:30 a.m. and run until 1:00 p.m.
      > Those classes will include:
      >
      > 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
      > Reticella – Sabrina de la Bere
      > Scandinavian Migration Era Textiles – Kara Bäräksdottir
      >
      > And let’s not forget about our family and friends who might wish to come
      > with us and take some classes at Collegium Occidentalis. For the most
      > up-to-date information, including schedules, class descriptions, and hotel
      > room rates and reservation information, please visit
      > www.collegiumoccidentalis.org.
      >
      > As you can see, IKINS has a wonderful weekend planned and it’s a great way
      > to meet new friends, refine or learn new skills, and to share what other
      > kingdoms are doing in needlework.
      >
      > In a few moments, we’ll email you a list of some other great needlework
      > spots you may want to visit too in addition to Lacis!
      >
      > Looking forward to seeing you there,
      >
      > Isela di Bari (Kingdom of the West)
      > Eowyn Amberdrake (Kingdom of Caid)
      > Richenda Coffin (Kingdom of Caid)
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      >
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