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Katherine Becvar has been designing costumes for herself and friends since 1995. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with a B.S. in Costume and Textile Design in 2000, and started Blue Moon Designs shortly thereafter.

Katherine participates in numerous events and activities involving costumes. The short list includes belly dancing, burlesque, steampunk, Burning Man, Renaissance faire, and the Dickens Christmas Fair. She also has training in creating theatrical costumes.

She expanded her repertoire to include illuminated costumes after being apprenticed to Janet Hansen of Enlighted Designs in 2005.

In addition to designing costumes, Katherine also works a reference librarian at a…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 21
  • Joined December 30, 2007

Favorite materials

charmeuse, dupioni, velvet, LEDs, ELwire, silk, electricity, lighting, sequins, lace, tapestry, anything recycled

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About

~ About the Designer ~

Katherine Becvar has been designing costumes for herself and friends since 1995. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with a B.S. in Costume and Textile Design in 2000, and started Blue Moon Designs shortly thereafter.

Katherine participates in numerous events and activities involving costumes. The short list includes belly dancing, burlesque, steampunk, Burning Man, Renaissance faire, and the Dickens Christmas Fair. She also has training in creating theatrical costumes.

She expanded her repertoire to include illuminated costumes after being apprenticed to Janet Hansen of Enlighted Designs in 2005.

In addition to designing costumes, Katherine also works a reference librarian at a few colleges around the San Francisco Bay Area. But that's another story...

Katherine is a Cancer, and has lived in (and moved around) California since 1998. As for the name "blue moon"? Well, Katherine has a tattoo...

Katherine is also a proud member of the Etsy Black Rock City Crew, a team of Burners here on Etsy. Find other members by searching the team tag "etsybrc".

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