My Birthday Present

This year, my birthday happened to fall four days after my wedding. I honestly expected my birthday to get a little overlooked, this year (for obvious reasons), but my wonderful husband did not let that happened.

I mentioned in an earlier post that Tommy and I went to Steamposium in Seattle, WA.
While we were there, Tommy drew this amazing picture and had Kato (steampunk fashion designer and owner of Steampunk Couture, and many other up and coming businesses in the Steampunk industry), and a few of the models she works with, sign it for me! He also had Kato be the one to give it to me, which was a nice touch.

Thank you, Tommy.

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Also, it was really great to meet Kato in person. She is so sweet and hard working! Her work is very inspiring to me.

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Scarves!

Hey, so just a quick post. Here are a couple of scarves I made. One of them I made for my fiance, and actually started it about 2 1/2 years ago, but was in school and busy… and maybe perhaps forgot… a little. The point is, it’s done. It is crocheted, and my stitches are very very tight, so it’s actually 30 stitches across (single stitched), but it looks smaller. It ended up being 73″ long, which is awesome. I love long scarves. I didn’t make Tommy model his scarf for you, so it’s on me. It does fit him though, and he loves. it.
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The second scarf I just threw together in like 3 minutes… Maybe 5.  It is an infinity scarf, and I really loved this fabric, so I made something I thought I would wear on a regular basis. I also like that it has the look to be worn everyday or pair with a cute steampunk outfit. I literally just cut it in half and sewed the edges together. I didn’t even hem it, because the edges curled up nicely, and I like the look of the raw edge.
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Hope you like them. 🙂
I have arm warmers in the making, so if I ever decide on a pattern that I like, I may actually finish a pair (I have 2 singles so far… we’ll see!).

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Okay! I finished my skirt. There are definitely things I will do different next time… (like using different colors, lining it, etc) but it turned out pretty well. Here are a couple of pictures… sorry, they’re not in the best shape. The picture of the back didn’t turn out well, so… I don’t have one. Sorry. I didn’t use the best camera to take these. And yes, in the forth picture you will notice that I did cut up a pair of underwear that were too big (yay for losing inches around the mid section!) and use the elastic.

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