Hello again my old friends...
I've gone MIA again for a while. It seems like life has a funny way of taking over. I got a new job last November, and it has proven to gobble up all of my existence. Don't worry, I haven't forgotten about you all...
I've been busy sewing and crafting my little heart out. For those of you who may not know, I am the overlord of a small business named SilverLotus Costumes
. I've been working hard at it, but I need a bit of help. Perhaps even from you guys. I need to buy myself an industrial sewing machine, a new serger (mine is on its last leg, seriously) and an embroidery machine so that I can continue to make beautiful costumes and accessories. My dream is to make this my full-time job, and as it stands, I have to have a part-time job to pay the bills. This means that I'm not dedicating 100% of my time to making beautiful creations. I have TWO new lines of costumes and accessories already designed and ready to go: Tiny Lotus
, a line of super-adorable, retro-inspired fashions for babies and toddlers, and Lolita by SilverLotus
, I'm sure you can guess what that one is... lol
So to help me get the new machines I need, I've started an Indiegogo campaign, which ends September 29th!! If you can contribute in any way (either money OR spreading the word!!) I would be so grateful! Join my facebook SilverLotus page
, and you can easily 'share' the link from there.
AND! I'll be at Montreal Comic Con
, September 14-16 giving various panels on costuming and Steampunk things. Come check it out if you're in the area, and say hello!!
What else is new...
I've been doing many discussion panels on Steampunk costuming and even one on 18th century costuming! (I had about 80 attendees!) These were at G-Anime, Ottawa Comic Con, Polaris, and FanExpo.
Fêtes de la Nouvelle France was a great success again this year. I hope to post pictures eventually. *sigh*
Just came back from Fan Expo, and what a weekend! Also, photos to come...ALSO
If you guys have questions for me, please don't be shy! I try to respond to them as quickly as possible. It also helps if you're clear in your question-asking in the first place.
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AND Thanks to all my loyal DeviantWatchers and all the New watchers too!
Thanks so much for your support guys! I really appreciate all your faves and the lovely comments you leave. I read every single comment, and I try to respond to as many as humanly possible.
Thanks for being faboosh.
C U R R E N T P R O J E C T S
I've made quite a few costumes in the last few months... a couple Star Wars characters, 'Wiccan' from Young Avengers, Rincewind the Wizard from the Discworld book series...
some sort of Lolita outfit for myself.
some more goodies for my Etsy shop!