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Updated 28 June 2009

The businesses listed below have been successfully patronized by Hillians (or Hillians-at-large) for SCA-related purposes, however, that is not a guarantee of future satisfaction. Listing on this page should not be considered any sort of "official" endorsement. As always, buyer beware.

This list is no longer being updated. Please see the completely unofficial Heraldshill Wikispace

Archery Equipment:

    The Footed Shaft - Highway 63 North, Rochester, MN.
    Gismos and Gadgets - 1306 1/2 Taft Ave S, Mason City; equipment, indoor 20-yd range.
    Mandrake Armory.
    Calontir Armor Merchant's Ring - Parm recommends it, but I can't find a URL.
Art Supplies:
    The Art Store & More - 319 Main Street, Cedar Falls ph.# 319-277-0268 (Juliana has gotten gouache there.)
    Blick Art Materials. - scroll paint, etc.
    Indigo Art Supply - 190 South River Ridge Circle, Burnsville, MN 55337 (952)641-8899 ext.200 (Note the new address and phone number as of April 2008.)
Brewing Supplies: Craft Supplies: Fabric:
    S.R. Harris - fabric warehouse in north part of the Twin Cities.
    Cornerstone Cottage - Hampton, IA. (decorator fabrics for $6/yd according to Antonia).
    Mill End Textiles - 1021 15th Ave. S.E., Rochester, MN. Royse's friend says its a close second to SR Harris.
    Hobby Lobby - the old WalMart building, Mason City
    Iowa Falls Sewing Machine on Washington St. (Antonia says they have some decorator fabrics suitable for garb, and wool felt for applique.)
    Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts - by Sears in Mason City
Fiber Supplies:
    Fiberworks - Waverly. (Antonia says they have wonderful thread - silk, linen...)
    The Knitting Korner - Charles City. (Royse says they have lots of beautiful "crochet" thread for weaving)
    The Stitchery Nook - Osage. (mostly X-stitch, but with silk and linen thread according to Gida).
    The Yarn Barn of Kansas.
    Penzeys Spices 8801 University Avenue, Clive, IA (515)-267-0777 (Gida says the local store has sampling jars for every spice, herb, and blends. And there's a Half-Price Bookstore and a JoAnn's in the same strip mall. Open Mon-Sat 9:30-5 and Sun 11-5)
Glass, Stained and Bead-making:
    Ed Hoy International Giudo/Jibril says browse the catolog, but buy at Dragonshire Stained Glass, Grinnell, where Ly Elizabeth Joscelyne works and gives SCA discounts
Leather Working:
    Paul "The Leather Guy" - coming to an SCA event near you.
    Tandy Leather Factory - locations in Des Moines and Minneapolis.
Sewing Machines/Repair:
    Iowa Falls Sewing Machine on Washington St. in Iowa Falls.

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