Tag: DragonCon

A life in early Dragon Con

Unless you are completely unfamiliar with geek culture conventions, you’ve heard of Dragon Con. If you haven’t, Dragon Con is a convention held in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s been going on since 1987 and every Labor Day weekend, over 50,000 total strangers come to Atlanta to become best friends for the weekend by sharing their various…

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We made it to Bleeding Cool!

If you’ve been following our costume-making progress over the past year, you’ll know that we made a total of seven new costumes specifically to be worn at DragonCon.  Much to our surprise and delight, five of our new costumes made it to Bleeding Cool yesterday!  Check out all the other great costumes here, and check…

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DragonCon 2014 – The aftermath!

We have (mostly) recovered from DragonCon!  Most of our pictures have already been uploaded, but there are some more lurking on various cameras that we will work on getting up over the next few days, as well as putting on our site.  Until then, you can find our photos on Facebook or Flickr.  Feel free to…

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Dragon Con 2014 Costume Lineup!

With Dragon Con only three days away, we thought we’d share our intended costume lineup with you!  For a handy reference, it’s also the current header of our Facebook page!   Friday morning – Historically Accurate Beauty and the Beast Friday afternoon – Deadshot and Scandal Savage Saturday morning – Historically Accurate Beauty and the…

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Record Crowds Expected in Downtown Atlanta for Dragon Con 2014

ATLANTA – More than 62,000 people are expected to pack downtown Atlanta over the Labor Day weekend as Dragon Con, the internationally known pop culture, sci fi, fantasy and gaming convention, returns for its 28thconsecutive year. Dragon Con fans will travel from every state in the nation and a few foreign countries to participate in…

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DRAGON CON HOSTS NATIONAL REALMS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

$15,000 Tournament Purse Expected to Draw Top HeroClix Players From Across the County.  Other Gaming Highlights Include the Return of National Security Decision Making Game and Richard Garriott.   ATLANTA – The TCGplayer.com Realms Open Championship, where the nation’s top HeroClix players can compete for share of a $15,000 purse, is returning for its second…

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Superhero Gloves

Jen has been struggling with making gloves for the past few years.  Every pattern she tries ends in frustration, broken needles and last-minute trips to the fabric store for dye.  This year, since we started early with all our costumes, we decided to try making gloves once again.  Jen found this tutorial online, and was…

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Temporarily Suspending Custom Orders on July 1

It’s getting close to that time – DragonCon!  66 days, or a little over 9 weeks.  It’s time for us to kick the costume-making into high gear, so we will be temporarily suspending custom orders on our Etsy store starting July 1st.  Custom orders will resume after DragonCon, so don’t worry!  We just need more…

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