The first Hive of 2013 will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2013 and the focus will be clothing!
Here's the schedule:
Noon - 1pm - The BUZZ
catch up with friends, meet new people – get the latest buzz. We’ll be talking about this year’s Challenge
Event. So if you were considering participating, stop by and find out what it’s
Lecture: 1pm -
1:45 -- The Process of Putting Together a Great Kit
What are the steps to creating a really terrific kit? We
will explore where to start, how to document your choices using primary sources,
as well as selecting appropriate patterns and fabric. Most importantly, we’ll
look at the elements that set an impression apart, from the fit to the details. Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced reenactor who would like to
get to the next level of accuracy, you should find this helpful.
Breakout Sessions 2 pm - 4 pm
Clinic for Women – By watching our models transform into their 18th
century selves, you’ll learn about how to build your kit from the inside out and
from head to toe.
Tune up for Men -- Fixing Baggie Breeches & Wobbly Waistcoats -- A good fit can dramatically improve the
look of your small clothes, even if you bought them off the rack. Bring your
ill-fitting breeches and waistcoat and learn the simple methods you need to
know to give them a proper 18th century fit.
your Center Front Closing Gown into A Stomacher/Robings Gown -- If you have some leftover fabric (or a
matching petticoat) you can easily make your center front closing gown into a
stomacher front gown – a style that is more appropriate for Battle Road/pre
1780’s New England
a Sock – Have you blown out the heel of your stocking? Ripped a hole in them running through the
woods? Learn how to repair the damage!
Save your stockings with this useful skill
●Hand Sewing101 – Are you taking any of the clothing workshops this year? Considering hand
sewing a garment but don’t know where to start? Join us for a primer on basic
hand sewing – from what kind of needle to select to mastering the basic
stitches you’ll need to know. You will make a small drawstring bag
●Finishing Your Shift – Have you finished the shift you started at a previous Hive
workshop? If you need an little
motivation or help restarting your shift project, join Sharon for a shift
You'll be able to register thru the Hive website starting next week. In the meantime, if you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org