redthreaded came early and dressed with me then spent the night. It was wonderful to see her again and have a chance to catch up - I hope it's the first of many visits! :>
In other fun Costuming news, there was some serious talk at the tea about an East Coast Costume College or Costuming Retreat weekend. The subject comes up every couple of years but no one has ever been willing to step up to the plate and take it on (including me!). Enter past_blue and "Dress U"!
The original post is here and Victoria has set up an LJ group to get things started here. Currently up for discussion are location (Philly or Richmond) and date (March or June of 2012). I really hope this actually happens - it's way past due!