Posts made in October, 2013

Thoughts on Costuming (or The Writer Also Sews)

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Other Craftiness | 5 comments

I’ve recently gotten very involved in costuming. I’ve always enjoyed making costumes, but now I’m actually being paid for my work. Yay! So, being the research addict that I am, I’ve been bouncing about the Internet reading costuming blogs and whatnot. I was over at Historical Sewing and read an article on the biggest mistakes a costumer can make. I also read all the comments people had added. Some were quite discouraged by the article; in trying to point out that I thought the author was just trying to show areas where small changes could make a difference, I started...

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Books I Was Forced to Read.

Posted by on Oct 13, 2013 in Books | 1 comment

I was reading over at The Bookwyrm’s Hoard and she mentioned skipping this coming week’s Top Ten Tuesday, with the topic of Books I Was Forced to Read. My mind immediately began to make a list: I laughingly commented that I would do it for her and quickly wrote down my Top Ten. Then I started giving explanations before finally realizing I had basically written a full blog post in her comment section. So I moved it over here instead. Therefore, while it is not yet Tuesday, here is my list of the Top Ten Books I Was Forced to Read.  Though maybe this should be more accurately...

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