My friend Bethany and I went to Dickens Fair which is held every year in Daly City, just south of San Francisco. I have known about Dickens for a number of years but never went- even when I lived here. It's a crime, I know. It's so much fun! We had tea together before walking … Continue reading I went to Dickens Fair! And more costume dreams…
October is proving to be a very fun month in my corner of the world. You might have already seen my Victorian costume I made for Ren Faire. Well, I used the same bodice pattern, tweaked it, drafted a new skirt and ended up with a costume I'm pretty proud of! In looking back at … Continue reading Plaid Victorian Saturday Cemetery Picnic Outfit
The Fishers Ren Faire had to be on the rainiest weekend we've had so far. It was crazy but still a lot of fun. I went on the Steampunk day at Faire to meet up with other people from the local Steampunk group. (I go for more of a Victorian look and there are many … Continue reading Victorian Costume to meet the Queen
Leading up to last weekend, all I could think about was my Inara Training House Costume. This post, however, will show you pics from the bash itself and I'll dive into more details of my Inara costume in another post. Don't worry, there are costume pictures in here. This Browncoats' Bash comes just once a … Continue reading 6th Annual Browncoats’ Bash
Back in January/February I made a Victorian ballgown for the Steampunk Masquerade Ball and although I hadn't finished the corset, I strapped in and wore it to the ball. I was exhausted from health stuff but I went and I had fun meeting and talking to people and dancing. Here's the costume (tho you can't … Continue reading Laughing Moon Silverado Corset and how I wore it out to a see a play!
I felt the need to compile the pics I've been putting up (dirty mirror selfies, yo!) so that I could have all my Inara costume work all in one place. This is the training house costume. Go see Serenity if you don't remember it or if you've never seen the movie...tho you really should start … Continue reading Inara Training House costume update
Let's go for a timey wimey trip here to the glorious Victorian era. This period comprises a huge range of looks. Wikipedia is going to help us out a bit. Thanks Wikipedia editors. The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. It was a … Continue reading Swimalong Inspiration: Victorian Bathers