Ten days of blogging, in one day?

So, you may have noticed that today 10 days worth of blog posts arrived on the site on the same day…

I have been writing my blog on my phone, using my wordpress app. But I forgot that earlier in the year I changed web hosting services, and those blog posts I have been writing for the past ten days? They went into the aether!

Well technically, they went into the app, which wasn’t connected to a host. So I had to retype them. Each. All ten days worth…

Kinda how I felt after doing all that work…. But it’s back now so that’s good, I think?

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Yes, Netflix, I’m still watching my show.

Unlike the people who fall asleep, I stream/listen to shows I have already seen while I sew. I only do this with things I have seen already, so I don’t have to pay close attention.

Years ago I made this joke image, because I still “listen” to my shows while I sew. Right now I’m on my third or fourth go around of the entire Downton Abbey series.

I once “watched” the Coppola version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula 18 times while working on a project. That’s how I know it took me 36 total hours to make that project!

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A month away to my first show of 2022!

I’ll be teaching at the International Sewing Arts Festival, a new show by the folks who do Road to California Quilt Show. The show takes place in Ontario California on January 13-15, 2022.

I’m teaching:

Fantasy Shield For Cosplay – Learn EVA Foam Basics

Intro To E-Textiles: Light Up Your Sewing Projects!

Heirloom Handwork For Historic Reenactment Or Cosplay

Magic Fabric Manipulation By Machine

Cosplay Faux Fur Ears And Tail

Some of these classes are NEW and never before seen, and none of them have been done in California before! Be sure to sign up today!

Not only that, but I will have an exhibit of my cosplays at the show! I’m sew excited!!

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Crossing a HUGE project off my list.

Remember when I said I had made a huge list of Quilt Shops and we were doing this virtual wholesale show?

Well, we have been crazily, madly, fervently working to get this giant mailing out to each of them. Yes, in the mail!

Shops are super busy and I know that they sometimes don’t look at their emails. But I am hopeful that this mailer will get their attention and get them to sign up!

This project wore us OUT. This was so physical. It’s hard to explain. But trust me, this was a full body workout each day for a week!

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Back to a big comic convention!

It’s hard to believe that almost 2 years have gone by since Charlie and I went to a comic convention together. But we did go to C2E2, usually held in February, now held in Dec. I have a feeling the show runners needed to get a convention “on the books” for the year, and put it just 2 weeks away from Christmas.

I had super mixed feelings about going. What if I regret not setting up a booth for our Sew Much Cosplay business? What about seeing comic friends and feeling sad nostalgia about my comics career? What if it’s super crowded and I feel claustrophobic? In the end, I was super glad I went! Charlie and I had a great time. It wasn’t as crowded, I did see friends I was thrilled to see, and damn I miss cons. I wish I would have cosplayed, but in the end, we went casual, as fans, and had a good time.

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