I say it every time I update my journal: I'll try to be better about regular updates. Well, I won't say it this time.
Costume and craft updates:
Bespin Leia - done
New Steampunk Wings - done
Straightjacket corset - done
Fashion show items - done
Various other things I can't think of right now - done
Christmas gift projects - started
I went and got engaged!
Won Best in Show at the Dragon Con Masquerade 2012
Apparition Abolishers Blog Entry
Taped a spot for Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta, and will hopefully find out soon if they pick it.
Oh, and since Disney purchased LucasFilm and announced they want to do Star Wars E
Friends, please take a moment to vote for an Abolisher in this contest. Vote for me (Leah D'Andrea) or one of the other 3 Abolishers (Adam, Chris or Christopher). If we win, the sponsor will make a model kit of our steampunk character.
So far I've had a fairly decent response to the Steampunk clothing I've been making. Stuff sells better in person than online, but I'm hoping things pick up in my Etsy store soon as there aren't any more cons coming up in my near future and I need income!
I have custom clothing tags in all my stuff now, and a new embroidery machine so I can start making fun little embellishments on things.
Personal sewing checklist: (x marks completed)
Fireside gown V2.0 (new details discovered on skirt that required redrafting)
Arena Costume V1 (pattern drafted and fabrics aquired. Waiting on hard bits)
Deanna Troi dress V2.0 (now with accurate fabric!