Magna Faire 2021 Classes

Virtual Magna Faire is December 11th, 2021.

Our class schedule is filled with topics to inspire and inform. We will be hosting teachers from Meridies as well as Avacal, Atenveldt, and Gleann Abhann. Join the Facebook event page for the latest updates:

Cook Along with Mistress Christianna – 2 hour demo – Download ingredients list:
Tips and Tricks of the Blockprinting Trade – Fine Art
Demystifying the Artisan Path: An Artisan Guide in the SCA
Trading Secrets – Deciphering Codes of the Past
The Secrets, Legends, and Myths of The Assassins
Secrets of the Village Dye Pot – Still Room Arts
Beginning Nalbinding – part 1 – Stitch Mechanics
Accessorizing in Three Kingdoms: the Korean Peninsula – (57 BC – 668 AD)
Making Your Bocksten Cote

Virtual Magna Faire 2021 Class Line Up - Central and Eastern Time - Saturday, December 11, 2021

Central TimeClass TitleTeacherDescriptionEastern Time
9:30 - 10:30 AM Class ATips and Tricks of the Blockprinting Trade Mistress Margery of Crosgate (Marsali) In this demo class you will learn ways to transfer your images to a linoleum or wooden block, tips for cutting blocks safely, and tricks to inking blocks so that you have crisp and clean images. We will also look at some of the tools of the trade and discuss the materials and the pros and cons of each. 10:30 - 11:30 AM Class A
9:30 - 11:45 AM Class BCook Along with Mistress Christianna - Grete PyeMistress Christianna MacGrainJust in time for the virtual Magna Faire Feast, Mistress Christianna walks you through the step-by-step process of creating a "Grete Pye". Watch as a demo, or use the Ingredient and Equipment List provided and cook along at home, with time to make sure your dish is ready by feast time! (2 hours)
Ingredients list:
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Class B (2 hours)
10:45 - 11:45 AM Class ADemystifying the Artisan Path - An Artisan Guide in the SCA Master Raven MayneUnderstanding the unspoken artisan's commonly assumed path, from starting an arts and science, to display, to teaching, to Competitions. 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Class A
11:45 - 1:00 PM LUNCH BREAKLUNCH BREAK11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Class A
1:00 - 2:00 PM Class ABeginning Nalbinding - part 1 - Stitch MechanicsMistress Muirghein inghean RioghainLearn to nalbind starting with the Oslo stitch. Part 1 consists of learning to make the stitch and adding more yarn to your progress. Bring a needle (nalbinding, plastic canvas type, or large darning type) and yarn.2:00 - 3 PM Class A
1:00 - 2:00 PM Class BAccessorizing in Three Kingdoms: the Korean Peninsula - (57 BC - 668 AD) Lady Min Soo YunIf you were transported to Three Kingdoms Era Korean Peninsula, what accessories would people be using to denote status and show their wealth? And as an artist, what techniques would you use to make those accessories? This class will explore the accessories found in tomb goods and murals across the Three Kingdoms, how trade influenced the artistry of accessories, and how religion not only shaped what accessories looked like but also how frequently accessories were used.2:00 - 3 PM Class B
2:15 - 3:15 PM Class ATrading SecretsDaire O LochainnA look at period codes, ciphers and concealments and their history in diplomacy, ‘science’ and espionage.3:15 - 4:15 PM Class A
2:15 - 3:15 PM Class BMaking Your Bocksten CoteTHLady Inan bint SufianLearn how to take measurements to make your pattern and assemble this Swedish T-Tunic. We'll also cover how to add gores and gussets the easy way. 3:15 - 4:15 PM Class B
3:30 - 4:30 PM Class ASecrets of the Village Dye PotMistress Arielle de BrabazonIntroduction to natural dyes: how they work and how to create them.4:30 - 5:30 PM Class A
3:30 - 4:30 PM Class BThe Secrets, Legends, and Myths of The AssassinsTHLady Sara al-GarnatiyyaUnravelling the myths and legends surrounding the so-called Assassins Order. Who they really were, what they did, why they were so named.4:30 - 5:30 PM Class B
5:00 PM COURT6:00 PM