Author Archives: Amie Sparrow

Thread Covered Buttons

My friend Angela posted discussion the other day about setting concrete goals to move forward in her projects. It occurred to me that I don’t think I’ve shared the method that I started at the end of last year for … Continue reading

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Baroness Karin Taylor de Cameron’s Investiture Dress and Landsknecht Shorts

After taking a break for nearly a year, I came back to sewing with a vengeance. When Karin was selected to be the Baroness, I offered to make her investiture dress. I spent about 50 hours on the design, construction, … Continue reading

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Pennsic Recap

Let’s address the big sweaty elephant in the room first. The weather was sub-optimal. I’ve been at hot Pennsics before but I’ve never been to one that was hot and humid. (Someone cheekily described this year as Permadamp Pennsic.) I … Continue reading

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Baronial Birthday Hat Class and Largesse

Yesterday was Stierbach Baronial Birthday. It was a glorious day. Lots of A&S and Archery to be had. I taught a Tudor Bonnet Hat Class. Below is a photo of one of my students.             … Continue reading

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Service Project for June – Largesse for Baronial Birthday

Today I’m working on silk purses for largesse for Baronial Birthday.

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New Landsknecht Hosen

I made a pair of Landsknecht hosen today to wear on the archery field instead of having to wear a dress. I used Genoveva von Lübeck‘s directions. I used fustian for the unterhosen and fulled wool for the outside. The … Continue reading

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Tudor Bonnet Make-n-Take Class Posted

To find my new class, go to this link: https://amiesparrow.wordpress.com/articles-classes/tudor-bonnet/

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