[Northkeep] Winterkingdom!

Bethany Sanborn bethany.sanborn at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 30 17:35:49 PDT 2015

I'm in for a piece.

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From:"Stephanie Drake" <cerdanya at gmail.com>
Date:Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:57 PM
Subject:Re: [Northkeep] Winterkingdom!

Winterkingdom question.  Ainar was talking about what he might choose for
site tokens for the event.  I wondered if the weavers in the Barony might
like to make bookmarks.  I was doing some calculations......on the average
loom you can get about 3 yards of weaving.  If you figure 16 6 inch pieces
per 3 yard piece (conservatively allowing for waste), and a minimum of 200
site tokens, that would be about 13 pieces of weaving we would need to
achieve 200 6 inch bookmarks.  I can commit to at least 2 by the end of the
year, do we have enough weavers who would commit to one or two 3 yard
pieces (or the equivalent in whatever length your loom makes) before the
year is up?  I'm thinking thin bands, 1/2' wide or so, and in various
colors so you could use up that scrap thread that we all have lurking in a
tub somewhere......  What say you weavers of Northkeep?  Can we do it or
does Ainar need to come up with something else?


On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 9:22 AM, Seneschal of Northkeep <
seneschal at northkeep.ansteorra.org> wrote:

> Winterkingdom is scheduled for January 31st at the Creek County Fairgrounds
> in Kellyville (the same place as last year).
> Please offer your assistance to our autocrat (Ainar Magnusson) or our
> co-autocrat (Mor inghean Ricart).  Last night at populace, Master Ainar
> offered to mentor some inexperienced Barony members as we work towards this
> grand event.  If you're interested in learning what it takes to autocrat an
> event like Winterkingdom, please reach out and let Master Ainar know!
> Their Excellencies have also graciously decided to allow me to be the
> feast-ocrat for Winterkingdom.  I'm excited for this opportunity!  We will
> be serving 150 people this year instead of the normal 100, but feast will
> still be sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
> We will be having a Loaner Garb drive at Winterkingdom this year.  If you
> have some gently used (new is accepted as well) garb that is still wearable
> - perhaps just not in your style, please consider donating it to the
> Barony.  Please keep in mind that we are looking for pieces that (if they
> were your style) you would still wear.  Our Hospitaller (Maurita) will have
> a table setup where she will be accepting donations during the event.
> There will also be a Largesse Derby at Winterkingdom this year.  It's a
> Half-Dozen derby.  Artisans  are asked to create largesse in sets of 6.
> Five pieces of each entered set will be donated to Their Excellencies.  One
> of each of the sets will be put in the prize basket for the winner
> (determined by populace vote).  If you have any questions about the
> Largesse Derby, please reach out to our A&S Minister (Ysabeau).
> As October draws to a close, let us gather friends and family close and get
> ready for our holidays.  Then we can turn our eyes to Winterkingdom and let
> Northkeep SHINE!
> HL Adalia
> Seneschal of Northkeep
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