Ella de Caleys
Ella de Caleys
Azure, a cross moline and on a chief Or three martlets volant azure
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Lady Ella de Caleys
(Caleys is a variant of "Calais", a city of France. It is pronounced "cal-ay".)
Arms registered 12.19.2013: Azure, a cross moline and on a chief Or three martlets volant azure
Received Award of Arms on 2.8.2014 at the Maker's Faire (Carolingia), bestowed by Kenric II and Avelina II.
Name registered 10.28.2013
First event: Birka 2012
I live in Caleys, France. My family is from England. I started in the society in the year 1412, and now it is 1417.
I enjoy sewing, leatherwork, and crafting of all sorts.
Here is my project blog: https://wordpress.com/view/pattygale199.wordpress.com
I host regular SCA crafting evenings where we gather to work on projects, encourage and help each other, share knowledge, and enjoy each other's company.
July 8, 2017: Great Northeastern War, Hebron ME
January 28, 2017: Birka, Manchester NH
June 9, 2016: Great Northeastern War, Hebron ME
January 2016: Birka, Manchester NH
November 15, 2015: Simply Allegorical: A Masque in Venice, Worcester MA
August 22, 2015: Equestrian Tournament, Groton MA
January 2015: Birka, Manchester NH
September 27, 2014: Coronation
August 23, 2014: Equestrian Tournament, Groton MA
June 14, 2014: Palio, NH
January 2013: Birka, Manchester NH
January 2012: Birka, Manchester NH
Date: January 2015
Location: Manchester, NH
At this Birka, I entered the Queen's Garb Challenge at the fashion show. The challenge (by Her Royal Magesty Thyra) was "celestial". To meet this challenge, I was inspired by this illumination of the planetary system as described by Ptolemy.
For the challenge, I interpreted the illustration as this celestial cape. I won the top prize!
Simply Allegorical: A Masque in Venice
Date: November 15, 2014
Location: Worcester, MA
This event was a competition to replicate a medieval allegorical illustration or other inspiration.
I chose to work with this illustration of the Virtue of Cleanliness.
Here is the dress that I made:
I won the Judges' Award!
Member of the Keepers of Athena's Thimble. Competent in Free Embroidery and Openwork. http://www.athenasthimble.com/guildaf.htm
Regularly attend the Canton of the Towers project days every month
Host weekly crafting evenings at our home
Coordinated the filling of the Royal Toy Chest by the Canton of the Towers: 2016, 2017
I made these baby dolls using felt, pipe cleaners, embroidery floss, and wooden beads in an effort to fill the EK Royal Throne Chest in June 2017.