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Historic Garments
Sewing & Costuming
Crafts
SCA
Camping
Cooking
Geekery

Historic Garments

Summary of Women's Cotehardies
Summary of elements of style and construction of women's cotehardies.
Drafting a Houppelande Pattern
Step-by-step directions on how to alter an existing princess line dress into one variation of houppelande.

Sewing & Costuming

Pre-Costuming
A collection of basic sewing information for the historic costumer with little or no sewing experience. Note: This section is under continuous consruction.

Crafts

Twill Beadwork
An introduction to twill beadwork, with historical examples.
Random Embroidery Advice
A short collection of the few things I've learned about embroidery.

SCA

Tin Hats and Fancy Necklaces
A newcomer's guide to regalia.
    Glossary of SCA Jargon
A glossary for the newcomer, with an emphasis on the East Kingdom.
    Writing Award Recommendation Letters
Guidleines for writing effective award recommendation letters.
    Serving As a Royal Retainer
Ten simple rules for serving as a royal retainer.

Camping

Pennsic Packing List
My basic packing list for Pennsic and other camping events.
Building a Modern Camp Kitchen
Ideas and suggestions on how to assemble a compact and practical camp kitchen with which you can prepare meals that are easy to cook, filling, satisfying, and that require minimal cleanup.

Cooking

Recipes
Recipes I've developed. Some are even low carbohydrate.

Geekery

A Short Primer on HTML Tagging in LiveJournal
Just a few basic HTML tags that will help when posting to LiveJournal


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