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October 6 practice

The room where we usually hold practice will be unavailable Thursday. Weather permitting, fighter practice will be outside in the parking lot. A&S is cancelled for this week.

Fun with flags

Greetings Shirelings! To prepare for Silk Painting Class (May 1), A&S night on April 7 will be “Fun with Flags” with a discussion of period banners types and sizes.
Clara will also be bringing her silk swatch card so folks can see what’s available an get help with ordering supplies for the class.
See you there,

Silk Banner Painting

Sunday May 1 the shire MoAS will be hosting Baroness Emma West for hands on silk banner painting. Participants should bring fabric to paint ( Contact Baroness Ysabeau ( for more info.

20th Anniversary Picnic

Sunday April 17 at noon-ish the past, present (and future?) members of Shire of Roxbury Mill will gather at a picnic shelter near the Lake Needwood Archery Range for a potluck to celebrate our 20th anniversary.
Please contact the chatelaine ( for more info.

A&S 2/18

From our MoAS:
Greetings to the Shire!

As the folks who were making chair covers have completed their covers (or nearly) as of last week. We will be starting on making scroll cases this Thursday (2/18) as Kingdom largess for Gulf Wars.

We have the supplies, (or rather, Jen Dostal will be bringing the supplies), we just need some extra hands to help cut fabric and cardboard, glue and assemble them into scroll cases.

As always, Thursday Arts &Sciences night is at Tikvat Israel Congregation (2200 Baltimore Road, Rockville, MD 20851) from 7-ish to 9 p.m.

Please note: Our site is HUUUUGE, so if scroll cases are not your thing, please feel free to come hang out, watch the fighting and fencing (2 lists! No Waiting!). We’d love to see your A&S work-in-progress.

A&S Jan 21

Ysabeau will be guiding folks through how to spiff up your camp, starting with making covers for modern-style camping chairs.
Bring your modern chair you want to cover on Thursday so it can be measured, and a notebook for sketching plans for covers. Sewing and no-sew options will be discussed.

December business meeting

The December business meeting has been postponed until January. With so many holidays packed in to December, the December business meeting has been postponed until January 3. Please join us January 3 in Olney, MD, as we do last minute preparations for Feast of Fools (January 16).

A&S Nov 19 2015

Our MoAS, Ysabeau will be teaching how to make 14th century style fabric buttons, so if you have garb that you want to make fabric buttons for, bring 1/4 yard of fabric, needle and sewing thread, and scissors/thread cutters. She will have spare practice fabric with her.