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Event Details
Golden Seamstress Challenge Event date: April 7th, 2017 - April 8th, 2017
Hosted by Barony of Beyond the Mountain - Middlefield, CT
Event Last Modified: April 3rd, 2017
 
Event details
Are you behind on your resolution to start your Pennsic sewing early? Do you like to sewing garb but find it’s more fun to sew with a group a folks? Do you have a set of garb that you want to make but are afraid to go it alone? Well we have just the event for you!
The Barony Beyond the Mountain invites you to show us your costuming skills The seamstresses of the East will take up the challenge to create a complete set of garments, from the skin out, in eighteen hours.  Teams of from 1 to 6 active members are to start at 10 PM Friday and continue to 6 pm Saturday.  Team members are expected to remain on-site during the competition.  At the close of the sewing portion of the competition, each team will present their final outfit to the judges and populace.  They will be expected to show and explain all layers in as expeditious and succinct a manner as possible.  Additional presentations are welcome but will be done while judges are sequestered after the show.  Once the judges have reached a decision Their Excellencies of BBM will hold court, and the winners will be announced.


For full details on rules of the challenge and how to register a team please visit http://bbm.eastkingdom.org

If you are not participating in the challenge, but would like to check out the event, you are welcome to join us on Saturday any time after noon.  The fashion show will take place at 6:30pm and should not be missed.  Also, there might also be some space available for folks who want to do some sewing in the competition atmosphere, but don't actually want to participate in the competition.  Please contact the autocrat if you think you want to do this to make sure there is room.  A tavern will be available on Saturday for breakfast and lunch. 

Schedule
Site Opens:  6pm Friday April 7th
Competition Begins:  10:00pm Friday April 7th
Breakfast:  8:00-10:00am Saturday April 8th
Site Opens to General Populace:  Noon Saturday April 8th
Lunch Tavern Opens :  Noon Saturday April 8th
Competition Ends:  6pm Saturday April 8th
Fashion Show:  6:30pm Saturday April 8th
Baronial Court:  8:00pm Saturday April 8th
Site Closes:  11pm Saturday April 8th

Site Opens: 6pm Friday April 7th
Site Closes: 11pm Saturday April 8th
 

Event Website: http://bbm.eastkingdom.org

 
Event Location
Middlefield Federated Church
402 Main Street
Middlefield, CT  06455
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Directions:
Take your best Rout to I-91.  Take exit 20.  Turn left onto Middle St (0.1 mile, turn left onto Country Club Rd (1.1 mile), turn right onto Higby Rd (1.2 mile), continue onto Jackson Hill Rd (2.1 mile), turn left onto CT-157 N, church will be on the right.

 
Registration Fees
Registration: No site fee or feast fee

Feast: There will be a breakfast tavern available with a la carte items, and a $5.00 lunch available.  Menus to follow soon.

Make Checks Payable to: None

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Ciara McRobbie
MKA:  Anne Akin
248-339-6996
anne.akin@pfizer.com

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No reservations needed

Other Contact Information:
No merchants, no children's activities, no martial activities

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