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  • Mack Cothran
    Skoog, I am new to Meridies myself.  I am currently making my own clothing, and would be glad to help if I can.   Where do you live?  I am in Baileyton, but
    Message 1 of 30 , May 16, 2013
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      Skoog, I am new to Meridies myself.  I am currently making my own clothing, and would be glad to help if I can.   Where do you live?  I am in Baileyton, but maybe we can get together and come up with something.  I wont make any events this month, but do hope to attend The Boar Hunt in June.  Email me directly at ordcaptain@... and lets exchange contact information and see what we can work out.


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      From: D K Skoog <dkskoog@...>
      To: scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:38 PM
      Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Frustrated



       
      I wanted to go to A&S and Crown tournament in Meridies this month, but I
      have no clothes. I sent an email to the barony yahoogroup asking for either
      clothes I could borrow or someone who could help me make a simple tunic or
      something. No one bothered to answer. Now I'm not going to the event
      because I have nothing to wear. There are also a bunch of things I want to
      do, but I have no idea who might do them near me and I feel like I can't
      meet people because I can't go to events because I haven't met people who
      will teach me to sew because I haven't gone to events because.... you get
      it.

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    • Susan B. Farmer
      ... Danielle, we re getting some nibbles. If you want to PM me here or on Facebook (the middle initial is BAKER) I ll see what we can do. Jerusha -- Susan B.
      Message 2 of 30 , May 16, 2013
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        On 5/16/2013 8:10 PM, D K Skoog wrote:
        > I haven't been able to find the facebook group. I found a "person" with the
        > name Barony Southdowns, but it's not a group where people can post to it.
        > I've tried searching several variations and am just not coming up with
        > anything.
        >

        Danielle, we're getting some nibbles. If you want to PM me here or on
        Facebook (the middle initial is BAKER) I'll see what we can do.

        Jerusha
        --
        Susan B. Farmer
        sfarmer@...
        Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
        College of Science and Math
        http://www.goldsword.com/sfarmer/Trillium
        http://www.abac.edu/academics/schools/math-science/faculty-staff/sfarmer
      • Christey
        My mother in law may be able to help you. Try contacting her. Her name is THE Catrin Skynith and her number is listed in the popular chivalry under
        Message 3 of 30 , May 16, 2013
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          My mother in law may be able to help you. Try contacting her. Her name is THE Catrin Skynith and her number is listed in the popular chivalry under houndsmistress of Meridies. Best of luck.

          --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, D K Skoog <dkskoog@...> wrote:
          >
          > I wanted to go to A&S and Crown tournament in Meridies this month, but I
          > have no clothes. I sent an email to the barony yahoogroup asking for either
          > clothes I could borrow or someone who could help me make a simple tunic or
          > something. No one bothered to answer. Now I'm not going to the event
          > because I have nothing to wear. There are also a bunch of things I want to
          > do, but I have no idea who might do them near me and I feel like I can't
          > meet people because I can't go to events because I haven't met people who
          > will teach me to sew because I haven't gone to events because.... you get
          > it.
          >
          >
          > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          >
        • loricopland
          The Chatelaine from your area should have what is called Gold Key which is loaner garb for newcomers. Mack knows the Chatelaine so I am sure he can hook you up
          Message 4 of 30 , May 17, 2013
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            The Chatelaine from your area should have what is called Gold Key which is loaner garb for newcomers. Mack knows the Chatelaine so I am sure he can hook you up and he does know how to sew really well!. The only requirement for an SCA event is an attempt at period garb. If your a male, plain dark sweatpants and either boots or dark sneakers works and a plain long T-shirt. For a female, if you have any long broomstick skirts with a pain top, can pass. Hopefully, at the event you attend they should have loaner garb there as well. Here is a link to making a T-tunic which is basically a long t-shirt. This works for both men and women: http://www.virtue.to/articles/in_depth_garb.html don't worry about headgear, not important for beginners. Again, only an attempt is required.


            If you have any other questions, Mack and I will try to help.


            Yours in Service,
            Assistant Seneschal Ostgardr
            Lady Eilionora inghean ui Ruairc
            (mundanely known as Lori O'Rourke Copland)



            -----Original Message-----
            From: Mack Cothran <ordcaptain@...>
            To: scanewcomers <scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com>
            Sent: Fri, May 17, 2013 12:30 am
            Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] Frustrated






            Skoog, I am new to Meridies myself. I am currently making my own clothing, and would be glad to help if I can. Where do you live? I am in Baileyton, but maybe we can get together and come up with something. I wont make any events this month, but do hope to attend The Boar Hunt in June. Email me directly at ordcaptain@... and lets exchange contact information and see what we can work out.

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            From: D K Skoog <dkskoog@...>
            To: scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:38 PM
            Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Frustrated



            I wanted to go to A&S and Crown tournament in Meridies this month, but I
            have no clothes. I sent an email to the barony yahoogroup asking for either
            clothes I could borrow or someone who could help me make a simple tunic or
            something. No one bothered to answer. Now I'm not going to the event
            because I have nothing to wear. There are also a bunch of things I want to
            do, but I have no idea who might do them near me and I feel like I can't
            meet people because I can't go to events because I haven't met people who
            will teach me to sew because I haven't gone to events because.... you get
            it.

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