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'''Fibrearts''' covers the production of [[thread]] and [[cloth]] from [[fibre]]s. The arts include [[shearing]], [[carding]], [[spining]], [[weaving]], [[felting]], [[fulling]], [[dying]], and [[printing]]. Materials can come from animals ([[wool]] from sheep, [[silk]] from silk worm cocoons), plants ([[linen]] from [[flax]], [[cotton]], [[hemp]]) or from a blend of materials.
 
'''Fibrearts''' covers the production of [[thread]] and [[cloth]] from [[fibre]]s. The arts include [[shearing]], [[carding]], [[spining]], [[weaving]], [[felting]], [[fulling]], [[dying]], and [[printing]]. Materials can come from animals ([[wool]] from sheep, [[silk]] from silk worm cocoons), plants ([[linen]] from [[flax]], [[cotton]], [[hemp]]) or from a blend of materials.
   
Sometimes in the SCA the term is also used in a wider sense to cover the production of [[braid]]s and items made from spun [[fibre]]s to a finished peiece or [[cord]], eg [[tablet weaving]], [[braiding]], [[netting]] etc
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Sometimes in the SCA the term is also used in a wider sense to cover the production of [[braid]]s and items made from spun [[fibre]]s to a finished peiece or [[cord]], eg [[tablet weaving]], [[braiding]], [[netting]], etc.
   
   
 
==Fibrearts in the SCA==
 
==Fibrearts in the SCA==
 
Many players in the [[SCA]] like to practise these art forms. There are several ways to contact someone in your local area to learn more about/share knowledge about the fibrearts:
 
Many players in the [[SCA]] like to practise these art forms. There are several ways to contact someone in your local area to learn more about/share knowledge about the fibrearts:
*contact a local guild that covers fibre arts (if there is one)
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*contact a local [[guild]] that covers fibre arts (if there is one)
 
*walk up and talk to anyone who is practising a fibre art at an event
 
*walk up and talk to anyone who is practising a fibre art at an event
 
*practise a fibreart at an event, to draw in others who do the same
 
*practise a fibreart at an event, to draw in others who do the same
 
*ask around in person and on email lists for your local area if anyone does fibrearts
 
*ask around in person and on email lists for your local area if anyone does fibrearts
*ask your local laurel council if there are any laurels for fibrearts in your area
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*ask your local [[laurel]] council if there are any laurels for fibrearts in your area
   
 
===Guilds for fibrearts===
 
===Guilds for fibrearts===

Revision as of 04:48, 31 October 2003

Fibrearts covers the production of thread and cloth from fibres. The arts include shearing, carding, spining, weaving, felting, fulling, dying, and printing. Materials can come from animals (wool from sheep, silk from silk worm cocoons), plants (linen from flax, cotton, hemp) or from a blend of materials.

Sometimes in the SCA the term is also used in a wider sense to cover the production of braids and items made from spun fibres to a finished peiece or cord, eg tablet weaving, braiding, netting, etc.


Fibrearts in the SCA

Many players in the SCA like to practise these art forms. There are several ways to contact someone in your local area to learn more about/share knowledge about the fibrearts:

  • contact a local guild that covers fibre arts (if there is one)
  • walk up and talk to anyone who is practising a fibre art at an event
  • practise a fibreart at an event, to draw in others who do the same
  • ask around in person and on email lists for your local area if anyone does fibrearts
  • ask your local laurel council if there are any laurels for fibrearts in your area

Guilds for fibrearts

Many kingdoms and smaller areas have guilds that cover the fibrearts. Some encompass every aspect of the art (eg Lochac Fibreguild), while others maintain very narrow fields of interest (eg East Kingdom Narrowworker's guild).

  • Lochac Fibreguild [[1]]
  • East Kingdom Narrowworker's guild [[2]]