10308Re: [SCA Newcomers] Garb Question
- Jun 8, 2007In a message dated 6/8/2007 2:15:52 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
<<Sorry but I just thought it was odd for 33 year old
male to be admitting to having quilting experience.
Personally I am more in to bead work, but, I still
hesitate to speak of it in mixed company.>>
Not in the SCA, it's not. No gender rules for crafts around here. I know
female blacksmiths and male beaders, etc.
I present for your edification the following conversation I overheard at an
Knight and squire walking down a road having an animated discussion.. One
assumes, of course, that they are talking about fighting or armor or weapons.
Until they get into earshot.
Squire: "Now, my embroidery..."
Knight: "Your embroidery? I've seen your embroidery. It's a mess. The
back's a whole bunch of tangles!"
Then, of course, there is Viscount Master Master Sir Edward Zifron of Gendy
(yes, all three earned peerages and a royal peer as well), current seneschal
of the East Kingdom and frequent BOD member. People always assume his
Laurel is for armor. It's for bobbin lace, if I recall correctly. Either that or
Shire of Silver Rylle, East Kingdom
And yes, I am well awar ethat stacking up titles like that is completely
non-period and completely silly. Viscount Edward is otherwise known as "His
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