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Monday, October 8, 2007

Getting close to Halloween

Have you planned a costume yet?
I love dressing up, for Halloween, for conventions, RenFaire... any excuse really. And so I love to make costume pieces, too; like this Victorian widow's hat. I took a simple black straw hat and added recycled black fabric for a veil and train, topped by black roses, which I edged with black glitter and black baby's breath. I'm offering it with free shipping up until Halloween, so even if you want it for another event, now would be a good time to look. It is a featured item in my shop,

Today's poem, inspired by the hat:

The year expires;
Grief forgotten, the mourner
Becomes the coquette.

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