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Caera Fitzpatrick

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Caera (Ceara) Fitzpatrick
Information
Resides: Æthelmearc
Status: active
Awards: Order of Precedence
Heraldry
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Argent, a drop spindle and on a chief purpure a glaive argent.
Award & Office Badges
Award of Arms Companion of the Order of the Silver Brooch Companion of the Order of the Maunche
Exchequer

Introduction

Greetings! I am The Honorable Lady Caera Fitzpatrick, lady wife of Master Konner MacPherson and apprentice of Padrona Caterina Giaocchini. My first event was Pennsic 39 and I can be most often found with my hands full of small child, a fiber arts project, or perhaps both.

My interest in textile arts has only expanded with the inspiration that the Society provides. I am happy to “talk shop” if you have any sort of interest! If you would like to learn how to spin, please seek me out! I usually have some extra drop spindles and fluff with me. I do like to spin as I wander about. Please say hello!

Persona

A Gael of Cork on the island of Éire, vaguely around 11th C.

Registered as Ceara Fitzpatrick, but I usually spell it Caera as I had already gotten quite used to it.

Awards

Offices & Positions

  • Book Herald, Rusted Woodlands, 2015 - 2016
  • Exchequer, Rusted Woodlands, 2016-2019

Event Staff

  • Been found on Artisan’s Row/teaching at various events

Projects & Publications

  • Woven winnigas - 2015, 2016
  • 2/2 Diamond Twill weaving and spun linen thread, East Kingdom K&Q Champ Entry - 2015
  • East Kingdom Court Baldricks Embroidery (Bardic Champs) - 2016
  • Brat, broken diamond twill, wool - 2016
  • Reeling silk from cocoons - 2016
  • Recreation of linen thread, East Kingdom K&Q Champions Finalist, perfect score - 2018
  • Article in PLY Magazine: Spinning flax on a spindle. Spring Issue 2018
  • Virtual Class Video: How to Spin, posted on East Kingdom YouTube 2020
  • Virtual Class PowerPoint: Recreating Thread, Yarn and Fabric, taught/posted on Æthelmearc A&S 2021
  • various scrolls & blanks

More Information

Spinner, weaver, knitter. Will gladly teach anyone who wants to learn. I dabble in embroidery, calligraphy, illumination, nålbinding and book heraldry.

Since it has been asked of the populace to make their preferences known: I love surprises but they are not necessary. I would be honored to appear before Their Majesties virtually or in person. Please inform Konner MacPherson in advance.