So a project fell into my lap the other day, that I was able to expand into a few things that make me really happy. First it started with the fact that a character needed a simple, but opulent wedding outfit. The requirements were white and gold and lace, in[…] Continue Reading
Folks may have noticed a hiccup in my posting schedule in April. Thank you all for bearing with me. I had a severe gallbladder attack, and the subsequent surgery had me in the hospital for nearly a week. I was able to get back on my feet pretty quick, but[…] Continue Reading
My best friend wanted to play a character with a bad knee, in a medieval fantasy setting. For the most part he has healthy knees, and really just needed something to visually demonstrate to others the weakness, and maybe gently remind himself to incorporate it into his physical acting. He tried[…] Continue Reading
While we all wait for my business name and all that to become fully licensed and legal, I’m getting everything sorted to finally finish my Etsy shop. That means I need photos, lots of them. Sadly I live in a nice shady apartment; I never get good enough lighting from the[…] Continue Reading
My current big project is a full set of ornate wizards robes for a good friend of mine. A key part of jumping the robes up a notch in the scales of grandiosity is sash or belt with dangly stuff! So while I have to wait to start on the[…] Continue Reading
Better people than I have already weighed in on what’s going on in sf/f fandom, at extensive length. But I feel like I’d be remiss without at least tossing a few paragraphs of my own thoughts into the aetherweb. I suppose…
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So this past week my husband gave me a design challenge. What happens when you apply puff and slash to outfits that aren’t European renaissance themed? First let’s talk briefly about what defines puff ‘n’ slash for this challenge. For me I instantly go to the Landsknecht. The idea[…] Continue Reading
You may have noticed that I had a bit of a hiccup in my posting schedule this past month. I wish I could tell you it was because I got inundated with awesome crafting projects. No instead I severely underestimated the sheer volume of educating myself I would have to[…] Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post which examined the future for Game of Thrones – specifically how Martin now seems unlikely to finish his books in time for his final volume to be released ahead of the shows….
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Oof! Last week was a doozy. Digging in to the legal shenanigans of starting my bespoke costumes and props business turned out to be Way more time consuming than I originally anticipated. This has slowed everything down, both my writing and my crafting. Rest assured the slow down is almost[…] Continue Reading