[Loch-Ruadh] A&S related cross post

Terry Sikes tdsikes at prodigy.net
Thu Sep 13 18:48:07 PDT 2007

Cross posted without permission from Steppes list.  


>Message: 1
>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:23:38 GMT
>From: "ylwrose2 at juno.com" <ylwrose2 at juno.com>
>Subject: [Steppes] C & I - New Meeting Place! ! ! !
>o: steppes at ansteorra.org
>Greetings to Noble nd Gentle alike!
>I have wonderful news!  The Scribes Guild of the
>Steppes is meeing in
> new quarters!  Please join us next Tuesday evening,
>September 18, at
> Central Market at Lovers Lane and Central
>Expressway! ! ! 
>The room upstairs holds 25,  We now have room to
>welcome more people
> and spread out. The room is open from 7:00 pm to
>9:00 pm (modern time).
>See you Turesday! ! !
>YIS, Francesa
>Message: 2
>Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 19:28:01 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Deana Covel <dmcovel79 at yahoo.com>
>Subject: [Steppes] Elfsea A&S Night - Spet. 18
>To: SCA Ft Worth <elfsea at ansteorra.org>,	SCA >Dallas
>	<steppes at ansteorra.org>
>Calling all those interested in Woodworking!

> On Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, there will be a class on
>relief woodcarving at the HL Rixend & Sior Tomas'
> Tools & wood will be available.  Just bring
>some enthusiasm, and perhaps a simple design. 

> HL Rixend & Sir Thomas' House
> 2017 Chattanooga
> Bedford, TX  76022
> 817-797-7988

>If you have any questions or wish to contact me,
>please email or call.

>In Service,
> HL Hanna von Dahl
> Elfsea MoAS
> 817-504-6556
>Message: 3
>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 05:56:06 -0700 (PDT)
>From: TinyGypsyLady <tinygypsylady at yahoo.com>
>Subject: [Steppes] Clothiers Guild - September 19th  
>(Please RSVP)
>To: steppes_clothiers_guild at yahoogroups.com,
>	steppes at lists.ansteorra.org
>  Good Day to all,
>  Lady Regan and I wanted to get the information out
>for the next
> Clothier's Guild meeting.  We have limited space for
>cutting/sewing so
> please let one of us know if you are planning on
>  Date:           Wednesday, Sept 18th
>  Time:           6:30 to 9ish
>  Location:      Lady Viviana's apt 
>                     (4849 Haverwood #1508 Dallas
>  Topic:          Viking/Norse Undertunic and Apron
>  Please review the attached and bring fabric.  Wear
>fitted clothing so
> we can get CORRECT measurements for you.
>  Also, please note parking is a bit of a pain right
>now.  There is a
> gate and you will need to ring the apt # to get in. 
>Do not park in
> reserved spots.  The apt is in the LAST building on
>the way OUT Of the
> complex.
>  Any questions, please feel free to contact either
>Lady Regan or
> myself.  Our numbers are posted on the Officers
>List.  My work # is (972)
> 801-4125.
>  YIS,
>  Lady Vivianna
>          Viking / Norse Underdress:   Heisla!   Now,
>if you're
> anything like me, you've been wearing plain ol'
T->tunics under your fabulous
> apron dresses...
>Seems kind of wrong somehow, doesn't it??   Well, now
>we've got a
> conjecturally period dress to go with our aprons!  
>It's fairly easy to
> make, and uses a LOT less fabric than a t-tunic!  
>Here's what it will look
> like when complete:
>   That's all well and good, you say, but how the
>heck do I turn that
> into a dress that fits me?             >Measure:    
      (1) Shoulder
> to Floor    (2) Around Fist    (3) Over the shoulder
>to underarm    (4)
> Underarm width (usually between 6 & 10 inches)
>divided by 2    (5)
> Shoulder to Shoulder (front and back, use the larger
>number)    (6) Arm
> length from shoulder  To figure how much fabric you
>need, take measurement
> (1) and double it.
>  Using me as an example:
>(1) 63"
>(2) 11"
>(3) 10"
>(4) 4" 
>(5) 20"
>(6) 27"
>  At the top of the shoulder, I am 63" from the
>floor; therefore, I
> will need a
>piece of fabric 126 inches long.
>This is 3.5 yards. This is a great design! It used to
>take me 6 yards
> of
>60" wide fabric to make an underdress!!   I can even
>use 45" wide
> fabric! But, the wider the fabric, the fuller your
>    Here's where it gets a little harder to explain:
>Take your fabric and fold it in half along the short
>axis, then spread
> it out flat on the floor.
>You will need a yard stick/measuring tape/piece of
>string for this as
> well as a piece of chalk that contrasts with your
>fabric.   Make sure
> you add in seam allowances and mark everything out
>like this:      Then,
> cut on the chalk lines. Make sure you cut out the
>neck hole...   When
> you have all the pieces cut out: First, sew the
>gores to the sleeves at
> the (4) measurement.
>Then, sew the top of the sleeves together along the  
>(6) measurement.
>Next, finish the neck hole. (Make sure it's big
>enough to go over your
> head.)
>Then, sew the gore/sleve parts to the body of the
>Hem the sleeves.
>Sew the sides from wrist to hem.
>Hem the bottom.   DONE!!!           Click here for
>the Apron Dress
> directions    

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