Upcoming Events

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

September 30th – October 3rd, 2021: Our home away from home, this welcoming and inclusive Steampunk convention enjoys an elegant and accessible location at the San Diego Mission Valley Marriott. Join us there for Tea Duelling, Splendid Teapot Racing, Tea Scout Adventures, Panels, and merriment! Tickets and details here. Learn more about the convention here


November 4th – 8th, 2021: The longest running and incredibly immersive Steampunk convention in North America, TeslaCon celebrates the warmth and creativity of the steampunk community at the Madison Marriott West. Join us for special presentations, wonderful panels, Tea Scout Adventures, and more! Tickets and details here

Wild West Con 10

March 3-6, 2022: Join the Grand Arbiter and Madame Askew for our return to Wild West Con in person as we travel Over the Rainbow in grand Steampunk style! We shall host our usual array of cheeky shenanigans, including Tea Duelling and Compliment Duelling, as well as many wonderful panels throughout the weekend. Please visit the WWWC website to register and for more information. Learn more about the convention here

OutlantaCon (Postponed until 2022)

dates tba: This exquisite LGBTQ+ science fiction, pop culture, and gaming convention is deeply inclusive and welcoming. Join us for Tea Duelling, Compliment Duelling, Game Shows, Gaming, Tea Scout Adventures, Panels, and Caftans! Tickets and details here

Workshops, Classes, and Retreats

Sew Along Series

January – March 2021: Virtual Sew Along focusing on the wonderful Abigail Chapeau by Harlots and Angels.

December 2021: Stash buster projects to share as gifts or make your sewing life easier

Winter 2021: A return to our interrupted (and cursed) Dirndl project

Hat Making TBA: More hats with the Sew Along and a workshop session focused on the marvelous Tapered Crown chapeau by Truly Victorian. Watch for more details!

Previous Workshops and Sew-a-Long Adventures

First Annual Corsetry Intensive

January 10th – 12th, 2020: A weekend sewing intensive with Madame Askew with a focus on corset fit and construction.

Sew-A-Long Adventures

Past Events

  • Steampunk CommuniTea Weekend (April 2021) virtual steampunk convention (Convention chairs, panelists, emcees)
  • COVIDween (October 2020) virtual month long mini convention (Organizers, panelists, hosts)
  • Virtual Wild West Con March 6th, 2021 (Tea Hosts)
  • Wild Wild West Con 2011 – 2020 (entertainers, panelists, tea hosts)
  • Gaslight Steampunk Expo 2017 – 2020 (guest, Guest of Honor)
  • TeslaCon 2019 (panelists)
  • OutlantaCon 2017 – 2020 (panelists, guests)
  • Victorian Odditeas at Heritage Square 2019 (guest presenter)
  • Twins N Needles Vintage Sewing Adventure 2019 (teacher)
  • Costume College 2019 (teacher)
  • Clockwork Alchemy 2017 (panelist)
  • Grand Canadian Steampunk Exposition 2016 – 2017 (guest, panelist)
  • TusCon 2011 – 2019 (panelist, special guest, Costume Track organizer)
  • Tucson Comic-Con 2012 – 2019 (panelist)
  • Phoenix Comicon 2012 – 2016 (panelist,staff)
  • Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 (panelist)
  • Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 (panelist)
  • San Diego Comic-Con 2017 – 2020 (volunteer, panelist)
  • CoKo Con 2019 (panelist)
  • LepreCon 2019 (Guest of Honor)
  • WesterCon 2017 (guest)
  • Duel at Dusk 2017 -2018 (guest)
  • Steampunk Symposium aboard the Queen Mary 2015 (panelist, entertainer)
  • Corrupted Cog 2015 (panelist)
  • Sacramento Steamposium 2014 (entertainers, panelists)
  • Aetherfest 2012 (entertainer)
  • Gaslight Gathering 2012 – 2016 (guests, panelists)