Introductory Sewing Meet Up: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Gold Key / Chatelaine badge: Vert, a key palewise inverted and reversed Or.

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Private Residence, Old Town, Maine
Coordinator: Olalla Tristana

The Company of the White Shield welcomes one and all to join us to learn a bit about sewing, and in doing so also help augment the Barony of Endewearde’s stores of gold key (loaner clothing).

The small projects for the day will be made using a combination of machine and hand stitching. Materials will be provided. Although the plan is for these items to go to gold key, participants with leave with fabric and knowledge to make one project of their own to keep.

Please feel free to join us even if you have never so much as threaded a needle before, it is our utmost hope that you will come away from this with a better understanding and have the foundations to set you on your way to making fabulous garb.The Company of the White Shield welcomes one and all to join us to learn a bit about sewing, and in doing so also help augment Endewearde’s stores of gold key.

Follow discussions or ask questions on Social Media on the public facebook event page Introductory Sewing Meetup. You can contact Olalla Tristana there for additional information or for directions to the private home where this sewing session will be held.

 

Meeting of the White Shield Company: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Image of white heraldic shieldVenue: Chase’s Family Restaurant,
1575 Hammond St, Bangor, Maine

Time: 2:00-5:00 pm

The Company of the White Shield is dedicated to helping new and existing members of the SCA network with their fellows. Functioning similar to a guild our goal is to help those with a need or desire to learn, find appropriate mentorship as well as assisting in enjoying the Society as a whole. The Companies White Shield depicts the blank slate, devoid of heraldry, representing those who are returning, relocating, newcomers, or those who don’t have a household to camp with.

There is a public facebook event called Meeting of the White Shield which you can refer to for additional information about the meeting on February 14th. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting and any future meetings.

There is also a public facebook page, Company of the White Shield, which you can join or follow as a resource to help you learn how to connect with others who are planning to attend events and do various projects together in the SCA.

There will be a feast table hosted by the Company of the White Shield at the upcoming Tourney of Love event in the Barony of Endewearde (Saturday, February 18, 2017). The intent is to give those who are new to the SCA a table to join so as to make new friends and enjoy the ambiance of the evening. Those wanting to assist newcomers may want to introduce themselves, pack along extra feastware to loan out, bring extra candles, tablecloths, goblets, or napkins.

You may also contact the Newcomer Resource Officer of the Barony of Endewearde, Lord Eoin an Doire, at chatelaine@endewearde.eastkingdom.org for assistance in learning more about the SCA, what activities may be running in your area, and for help understanding how to enjoy attending your first SCA events.

Company of the White Shield Meeting: Saturday, January 14, 2017

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Unofficial heraldry to represent the Company of the White Shield

Venue: Chase’s Family Restaurant,
1575 Hammond St, Bangor, Maine

Time: 2:00-5:00 pm

The Company of the White Shield is dedicated to helping new and existing members of the SCA network with their fellows. Functioning similar to a guild our goal is to help those with a need or desire to learn, find appropriate mentorship as well as assisting in enjoying the Society as a whole. The Companies White Shield depicts the blank slate, devoid of heraldry, representing those who are returning, relocating, newcomers, or those who don’t have a household to camp with.

There is a public facebook event called Gathering of the White Shield which you can refer to for additional information about the meeting on January 14th.

There is also a public facebook page, Company of the White Shield, which you can join or follow as a resource to help you learn how to connect with others who are planning to attend events and do various projects together in the SCA.

There will also be a brief meeting of the Company of the White Shield at the Market Day at Birka SCA event in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, January 28, 2017. This meeting will run from Noon-1:00 pm and will be held on the main floor of the Radisson Hotel in the Fireplace Lounge – the sunken area of the hotel lobby.

Everyone is welcome to attend either of these meetings.

You may also contact the Newcomer Resource Officer of the Barony of Endewearde, Lord Otto Gottlieb, at chatelaine@endewearde.eastkingdom.org for assistance in learning more about the SCA, what activities may be running in your area, and for help understanding how to enjoy attending your first SCA events.

Updated: 01/04/2017