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Costume College 2018 Recap: A Mixed Bag

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Costume College 2018 Recap: A Mixed Bag

 At the end of July I travelled to Los Angeles for the annual Costume College (a 4 day educational costuming conference).  As always, it was lovely to see so many friends, colleagues, customers, and fans. I feel extremely blessed to have found this group of (650!) creative folks who get what we do. I have a lot of different friend circles within the large group of attendees, and it is really cool to be able to see them all in the same place over the course of a week. I have known some of these women for going on 15...

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Jane Austen Festival Prep is in Full Swing!

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Jane Austen Festival Prep is in Full Swing!

This is not a drill. We have LESS THAN SIX WEEKS. Can you believe it? I mean, how is it June? What happened? It's still March, right? Nope, 2018 is flying along and here we are with less than six weeks left until the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, Kentucky. Redthreaded will be vending again, which means we are up to our eyeballs in Regency Stays. Allison has been setting bust gussets by the score. Tis the season! I have been trying to figure out what to make for myself to wear this year. While I could wear the same...

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