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I'm a renaissance faire nerd. I make stained glass, costumes and jewelry. I love JRR Tolkien, antique books, reading about archaeology, cats, incense, groovy records, Medieval/Renaissance music and surfing the net. Halloween is coming and when it's over there are only 364 days and counting to the next Halloween. A couple of ideas: Only sew a little bit? Buy stuff here and alter it down to your size. Use the big stitch so you can rip it out if you get bigger. (We all do.) Build a costume wardrobe of versatile pieces like long skirts and neat blouses and boots. Buy all your accessories on the net too for cheaper so you can keep your Ren Faire/convention money for FOOD. Buy costume pieces you can wear all the time. A soft pirate blouse would make a good casual Friday top and a satin skirt would be nice on holidays. A bunch of big chemises would make nice nightgowns too. Your ren faire corsets could be incorporated into…

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  • Joined July 23, 2008

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I'm a renaissance faire nerd. I make stained glass, costumes and jewelry. I love JRR Tolkien, antique books, reading about archaeology, cats, incense, groovy records, Medieval/Renaissance music and surfing the net. Halloween is coming and when it's over there are only 364 days and counting to the next Halloween. A couple of ideas: Only sew a little bit? Buy stuff here and alter it down to your size. Use the big stitch so you can rip it out if you get bigger. (We all do.) Build a costume wardrobe of versatile pieces like long skirts and neat blouses and boots. Buy all your accessories on the net too for cheaper so you can keep your Ren Faire/convention money for FOOD. Buy costume pieces you can wear all the time. A soft pirate blouse would make a good casual Friday top and a satin skirt would be nice on holidays. A bunch of big chemises would make nice nightgowns too. Your ren faire corsets could be incorporated into lingerie for sultry evenings when the soup vines flower and the nights are long. Your pirate boots can be steampunk boots too. Your pirate muskets could be steampunk muskets. Your Viking helmet could be your everyday helmet...Just kidding.

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