Upcoming Events


November 11th – 13th: This charming, local fandom run convention has a decades long history and a wonderful sense of family reunion every year. Enjoy many incredible regional and local authors and artists with world class reputations, and meet some truly marvelous, funny, and insightful panelists! Tickets are available at registration. More details about TusCon on their website.

OutlantaCon (Postponed until 2023)

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

Recent Events

Gaslight Steampunk Expo

September 29th – October 2nd, 2022: 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

Costume College 2022

July 29th – August 1st, 2022: Join Madame Askew at this superlative costume convention, filled with workshops, presentations and classes focused on the art of costuming. Madame Askew will host compliment duelling, tea duelling, and present a keynote speech. For details about costume college and the Costumers’ Guild West.


May 13th – 15th, 2022: Madame Askew and the Grand Arbiter are bound for joyful adventures with the good folks at COGS Expo! Enjoy panels, cheekiness, and sundry events with us. Join us for tea-fueled tomfoolery, panels, and special events. Tickets available here

Atlanta Steampunk Expo

February 11 – 13, 2022: We travel to the mysterious underwater kingdom of Atlantis with the marvelous folks for the Atlanta Steampunk Expo. Join us there for Tea Duelling, Compliment Duelling, Tea Scout Adventures, Panels, and Cheekiness! 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

Workshops, Classes, and Retreats

Sew Along Series (Virtual, Live Streams)

Sewing Renewed: Ongoing monthly sessions for new comers and returning sewists

Mystery Tuesdays: Teatorials featuring various sewing techniques in the wilds of the Workshop of Dooom

TBA: 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

  • Atlanta Steampunk Expo February 2022 (guests, panelists, entertainers)
  • 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 – 2022 (entertainers, panelists, tea hosts)
  • Gaslight Steampunk Expo 2017 – 2021 (guests, panelists, event hosts, 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)