Fionnghuala de Buchanan

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Baroness Fionnghuala at Dreiburgen Anniversary, A.S. 45
Information
Resides: Gallavally in Dreiburgen
Status: Active
Awards: Visit the Caid Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.
Heraldry
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Baroness Fionnghuala de Buchanan (known as Fionna de Buchanan) is the eighth Baroness of Dreiburgen with Bryce ap Morgan. She is a recipient of the Tower of Dreiburgen for Service and the Illuminated Tower for Fiber; is a Companion of the Order of the Dolphin, Companion of the Order of the Harp Argent for Weaving, Companion of the Order of the Lux Caidis, and Companion of the Order of the Crescent. She lives in the Canton of Gallavally, in the Barony of Dreiburgen in the Kingdom of Caid.


Fionna enjoys a variety of activities: Weaving on large and small looms, also does some inkle and tablet weaving; enjoys kumihimo, loves to knit; does some embroidery and is interested in a variety of other fiber arts; likes beading, illumination, and brewing. Loves marshaling because she can get close to the fighting and siege weapons, and was authorized in heavy combat. Currently she is exploring resist dyeing with natural dyes used in period.

As Kingdom Chatelaine she has been engaging and encouraging newcomers to the SCA, helping them to get started and find their area of interest. She has participated in several A&S and Newcomers get-togethers held both for those new to the SCA and the barony and for those members of the populace just interested in joining in.

Elevated to the Order of the Pelican in March 2015 - Mansur II and Eilidh II.


Classes Taught

  • Healing Kitchen Herbs, St. Corrigan's Day 9/2001
  • Beginning Inkle Weaving, Gallavally A&S, 5/2003
  • Beginning Knitting, Dreiburgen Summer Arts, 7/2003
  • Fingerloop Braiding, Dartmouth Demo, 5/2006
  • Inkle Weaving, Dartmouth Demo, 5/2007
  • Fingerloop Braiding, Dartmouth Demo, 5/2008
  • Illustrating Promissories, Baronial workshop, 8/2010
  • Beginning Calligraphy, Baronial A&S workshop, 7/2011
  • Beaded Bracelets, Baronial A&S workshop, 7/2011
  • Beginning Kumihimo, A&S GWW, 10/2011
  • Beginning Kumihimo, A&S GWW, 10/2012
  • What's the Matter with Madder, Natural Dye workshop 3/2013
  • Paternoster Largesse Class, Canton of Gallavally 7/2013
  • Baronial Court Training Class, Canton of Gallavally 9/2013
  • Dye Demo "Dye Through the Ages - Lichen Dyes, A&S GWW, 10/2013
  • Individual Weaving (Inkle) Instruction 2014
  • Multi-shaft Weaving 101 - A&S GWW, 10/2016
  • Being on a Baronial Court - Dreiburgen 2/2017

Offices & Positions

Kingdom

Dreiburgen

Event Staff

Competitions

Pentathlon

  • 2015 Weaving: Fabric item: 1st place Artisan
  • 2017 Dyeing: Resist Ikat item: 1st place Apprentice