|Are you behind on your resolution to start your Pennsic sewing early? Do you like to sewing garb but find it’s more fun to sew with a group a folks? Do you have a set of garb that you want to make but are afraid to go it alone? Well we have just the event for you!
The Barony Beyond the Mountain invites you to show us your costuming skills The seamstresses of the East will take up the challenge to create a complete set of garments, from the skin out, in eighteen hours. Teams of from 1 to 6 active members are to start at 10 PM Friday and continue to 6 pm Saturday. Team members are expected to remain on-site during the competition. At the close of the sewing portion of the competition, each team will present their final outfit to the judges and populace. They will be expected to show and explain all layers in as expeditious and succinct a manner as possible. Additional presentations are welcome but will be done while judges are sequestered after the show. Once the judges have reached a decision Their Excellencies of BBM will hold court, and the winners will be announced.
For full details on rules of the challenge and how to register a team please visit http://bbm.eastkingdom.org
If you are not participating in the challenge, but would like to check out the event, you are welcome to join us on Saturday any time after noon. The fashion show will take place at 6:30pm and should not be missed. Also, there might also be some space available for folks who want to do some sewing in the competition atmosphere, but don’t actually want to participate in the competition. Please contact the autocrat if you think you want to do this to make sure there is room. A tavern will be available on Saturday for breakfast and lunch.
|The event will be held at the Middlefield Federated Church; 402 Main Street; Middlefield, CT 06455
MKA: Anne Akin
Note: This is a sewing only event, there will be no merchants, no children’s activities, and no martial activities.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
East Kingdom Gazette
Covering the Eastern Realm of the SCA