I”m heading off this morning to Highland War. Yes, it’s Saturday — and yes, that means I’ll be arriving quite late! Normally I would have been out on Thursday evening or Friday morning, but a work project is sucking up my time. Bummer. So I’m going pretty light, or at least light for me. I… Continue Reading Heading Off to War
I like my court wardrobe a lot but I have HAD it with my tourney/war wardrobe. Ill-fitting, OOP fabrics, too hot or too cold, flooding hems, not enough layers, aging fabrics, BORING. I hate my war and tourney wardrobe. So here’s the plan: Long-sleeved linen chemises under everything. Handkerchief weight for warm weather, mid-weight for… Continue Reading Updating Tourney Wardrobe
Caid’s Festival of the Rose will happen this Saturday. FoR (as opposed to Fellowship of the Ring) is a twice-yearly day of arts and sciences honoring the reigning Queen. I’ll be performing, and it would really help if I could decide which pieces to do. I’m planning on about 7 minutes total so will either… Continue Reading Festival of the Rose
I have Estrella War coming up and I’m leaving in less than a week. I’m looking forward to it a lot but I can’t make myself move fast enough on sewing! This is a cold weather war — no snow but rain and in the 30s at night. I’ve gotten along O.K. the last 2… Continue Reading Sewing for War, Ack!
1. Mundane Name: Christine (Chris) Taylor 2. Mundane Job: Industry Analyst (basically a business writer and consultant for the technology industry) 3. Persona name: Caitlin Christiana Wintour 4. How did you come up with your name? I just liked the name Caitlin. I picked Christiana to echo my real name Christine. I picked Wintour because… Continue Reading Answers to 40-Question SCA Meme