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Edward fitzRanulf

Class Coordinator

If you are interested in submitting a class for NOWM, please contact THL Edward fitzRanulf.

Class Schedule

Dining Hall Pavilion 1 Pavilion 2 Dock
8:00 – 9:50 PM Bookbinding Rapier Twilight Tourney Rapier Twilight Tourney
10:00 PM to ?? European Dance Ball European Dance Ball
10:00 – 10:50 AM
11:00 – 11:50 AM Scriptorium Basic Hand Sewing Making a Leather Archery Bracer I Introduction to Musical Theory
12:00 – 12:50 PM Scriptorium Beaded Veil Edges I Making a Leather Archery Bracer II Hammered Dulcimer Hands-On
1:00 – 1:50 PM Scriptorium Beaded Veil Edges II Bidding the Bedes
2:00 – 2:50 PM Scriptorium Beginner’s Lucet Making a Leather Mask How Medieval Pipe Organs Work
3:00 – 3:50 PM Scriptorium Blackwork Viking Whip Cord Making
4:00 – 4:50 PM

Class Descriptions

Basic Hand Sewing: Lote de Winter: Basic Hand Sewing: Learn the three basic hand stitches, attaching a button, and applying these stitches to repairing your garments. I will have 6 kits but observers and questions are always welcome. 11:00-11:50 AM, Pavilion 1.

Beaded Veil Edges: Sarra Bossard: Class fee of 5$, limit 10, children over the age of 10 WITH an adult to help them. 12:00-1:50 PM, Pavillion 1.

Beginner’s Lucet: Brigette de Sainte Mere-Eglise: Beginners single strand square braid workshop. There will be loaner lucets and cord or bring your own with your questions. 2:00-2:50 PM, Pavilion 1.

Bidding the Bedes: An Introduction to Paternosters: Elisabethe Alles: In the 13th -16th centuries in western Europe,prayer beads were an ubiquitous accessory. This class discusses the history and development of the paternoster, as well as providing information on making your own replica. Students will leave class with a finished paternoster. Age requirements: No specific age requirement – youth must be able to use scissors, needle, and thread without supervision. 12 kits available for $5 each, but auditors are welcome. 1:00-1:50 PM, Pavilion 2

Blackwork: Naedzyha the Simple: If you can tell the difference between a vertical, horizontal, and diagonal line, you can do blackwork! Your kit with an embroidery hoop, floss, a needle, doodle cloth, patterns, and a piece of cloth for a bookmark is $3.00. 3:00-3:50 PM, Pavilion 1.

Bookbinding: Pietro da San Tebaldo: Making a small, leather-bound, medieval notebook. Friday Night, 8:00-9:50 PM.

Hammered Dulcimer Hands-On: Brigette de Sainte Mere-Eglise: Starting to play a new instrument can be quite daunting, let alone expensive. come have some hands on time with a hammered dulcimer and learn the basics to spark your musical interest. 11:00-11:50 AM, Dock.

How Medieval Pipe Organs Worked: Piotr Zavilov: 3:00-3:50 AM, Dock.

Introduction to Musical Theory: Piotr Zavilov: 11:00-11:50 AM, Dock.

Make a Leather Archery Bracer: Oliver of Cleftlands, How to make a Leather Archery Bracer, as found on the Mary Rose. Make an archery bracer from leather, in the style of those found aboard the 16th century English warship, the Mary Rose. Class will cover construction and basic decoration of the bracer with stamping and basic period tooling techniques based on examples found on the Mary Rose. Tools, leather, buckle or lace, and rivets or needle + thread will be provided, along with handout. Save your arms and sleeves from the ravages of the wayward bowstring. Class is hands on for max of 8. $5 for basic materials (buckle + $1). Experience optional. 11:00 AM-12:50 PM, Pavilion 2.

Make a Leather Masks: Oliver of Cleftlands: How to make a leather half mask, similar to Venetian Columbina style half mask.Class will cover forming and basic decoration of the mask with stamping and basic tooling techniques. Tools, leather, string and handout will be provided.Class is hands on for max of 5. $5 for materials. Experience optional. 2:00-2:50 PM, Pavilion 2.

Viking Whip Cord Making: Isabella Falcão del Galinha: A hands on class teaching the art of Whipcording (making cording by throwing things at each other). This is a hands on class. 3:00-3:50 PM, Pavilion 2.