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Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon

I survived my first con!

You know how they say people get serious ink fever after getting their first tattoo? That’s the feeling I have now that Katsucon is over. 729 more words


Constructing 18th Century Fly-front Breeches - Part 1

OK – so it’s been a while since my last post…Timing is critical now. Fêtes is 3 months away! It is time to get very busy! 1,661 more words

Garmentconstruction; 18thcentury

Sewing: bodice

It’s been regularly explained to me that corsetry is a particularly demanding form of sewing, requiring all sorts of insane skills and care and attention to detail. 771 more words


A Tambourine, illustrated Costume of China in 18th Century

This is a hand drawing illustration demonstrating a tambourine, from a series of costume drawings of China in 18th century. 

The Chinese have various instruments of the drum kind; but there is none which admits so much display of action and of antic as the tambourine, wherein they are not rivalled by any performers in Europe. 44 more words

Hand Drawing

This is how the iconic red costumes for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ were created

(Source: www.recode.net)

You would have had to have stayed off the internet for the past year to miss the iconic red costumes from Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.” 340 more words


Long Beach Comic Expo Review and Gallery

At long last convention season has started up again! I missed the first con of the year because one of my horrible selfish friends came to our weekly game night sick and left me with the flu which I was unusually slow to recover from. 173 more words