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out what to do for your first set of garb? Interested in learning period
sewing and finishing techniques or learning how to use a sewing machine?
There's place for you at the combined sewing night!
The first session is on Feb 20. Johanna will bring her library of pictures,
articles and research so you can get a feel for a garment of time period,
discuss what you'd like to do, and maybe even do some sewing! It's a great
opportunity to get inspired and develop a plan!
Hope to see you there! All are welcome!
Sewing night will be the third Thursday of the month starting at 7pm at the
Sierra Landing Condo community room- 11603 Elkin St, Silver Spring, MD
Coming from the south on Georgia Ave:
Turn right on Blueridge Ave. Then, make a left at the four-way stop on Elkin
St. Cross another four-way stop and turn right in the driveway right after
the intersection with Amherst Ave.You may park in the parking lot.
Coming from the east on University Blvd:
Turn right on Amherst Ave. At the four-way stop, turn right on Elkin St.
Then make the first right into the parking lot.You may park in the parking
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<p>In 1970, a diver off the coast of Spain found a rare 10th century bronze candelabra. Since then, experts have studied the artifact as verification of a trade routes between Spanish cities and southern France, a topic about which little is known.</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25302" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Second oldest church "a big surprise"
<p>Archaeologists in Mainz, Germany have discovered the second oldest church and the only surviving Carolingian cathedral in Germany. Within the walls of the city's Church of St John lie the remains of a 9th century structure whose walls "stretch from the basement to the roof."</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25301" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Ludus on the Danube
<p>For over 100 years, archaeologists have been stydying Roman Carnuntum, on the Danube River near Vienna, but only recently were they aware of the existence of a <em>ludus</em>, or gladiator school, covering 30,138 square feet (2,800 square meters). The new research has been used to construct a 3D model of the site. (photos)</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25299" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
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Old St. Paulâ€™s Cathedral of London
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In late July 885 a large Viking fleet gathered at the mouth of the River Seine and began to move upstream in the direction of Paris.
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