Archery #1

As I’ve been hanging out with SCAdians, I’ve been enjoying archery more and more.  It is a fun hobby that nearly anyone can do for a whole lifetime and does not require a big initial investment to get a basic (modern) recurve bow and starter gear.  And, since the Baronial archers have been a very…

Quiver 1.0

This canvas quiver is inspired by the English arrow bags (found in the Mary Rose wreckage and seen in period paintings) with a nod to modern nylon quivers.  It’s a design that is not particularly authentic for any given period, but it is something I imagine an archer from a port town might have thrown together…

Buying Fabric … Gotchas

I learned to sew in high school home-economics class.  Yes … in the dark ages, although I have to say that we were becoming enlightened – I had to also take a shop class (wood working) in order to graduate. At any rate ….. I learned to sew using patterns.  And a cardinal rule was…