IAP 99 Non-Credit Activities by Sponsor

Society for Creative Anachronism

Chainmail Workshop
Cyrus Eyster
Thu Jan 7, 07:30-10:00pm, Private Dining Rm. 3

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event
Chainmail is a flexible fabric constructed of linked metal rings, used since ancient times as a form of armor. Learn how to make chainmail. All tools and materials will be supplied; however, please bring needle-nose pliers if you have them.
Contact: Jennifer Chung, jsmthng@mit.edu

Elizabethan Garb Workshop
Daniel Abraham
No limit but advance sign up required
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Signup by: 12-JAN-99
Prereq: some sewing experience
Fee: 30.00 for fabric cost
Create an Elizabethan doublet, and learn how to make a skirt or slops (knickers, pants). On 1/14 we'll go fabric-shopping (fabric will be < $30), and on 1/16 we'll actually construct the clothing. Please e-mail if you're coming, so we know to expect you.
Contact: Jennifer Chung, jsmthng@mit.edu

Fabric Purchasing
Daniel Abraham
We'll take Public Transportation to the garment district and help you select period fabrics for your clothing. Fabric costs will be less than $30 for cotton; more for other materials.
Thu Jan 14, 02-05:00pm, Meet in the Med Center Lobby

Daniel Abraham
Bring your fabrics from the shopping trip, and let us teach you how to assemble Elizabethan-period clothes. Feel free to come and watch, if you're not interested in making the clothes. If you can't make the fabric trip, e-mail us and we'll help you out.
Sat Jan 16, 11am-05:00pm, 20 Chimneys

Leatherworking Workshop
Robert Huff
Tue Jan 12, 07-11:00pm, 33-419

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Limited to 20 students.
Single session event
Signup by: 07-JAN-99
Fee: 30.00 for materials and tools
Come make a leather pouch! Using standard leatherworking tools, we will be constructing a period (c. 1000-1600 A.D.) leather pouch. Enrollment is limited. Please note that a Finboard allocation has lowered the price of materials; additionally, the deadline has been extended for sign-up and there are still a number of seats available.
Contact: Jennifer Chung, x5-9640, jsmthng@mit.edu

Scurrilous Songs
Jan-Willem Maessen
Thu Jan 14, 07-09:00pm, 1-150

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event
Join us as we explore certain scurrilous songs from Period (c. 1000 to 1600 A.D.). Bring your sense of humour and fun.
Contact: Jennifer Chung, jsmthng@mit.edu

The Game of Tarot
Mark Waks
Tue Jan 19, 08:30-10:00pm, Lobdell Dining Hall

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event
Learn how to play the card game Tarot, then test your skill against other players. The more the merrier. Decks of cards will be provided, but bring your own if you have a set.
Contact: Jennifer Chung, jsmthng@mit.edu

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