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So, yesterday was the craft fair....
As craft fairs go, it was small, and crowded. But cheap. The payment for having a table there was to donate one item from your table. Since they decided to give OctopodiCon a table, too, I'd already made a steampunk top hat tree to donate:
This was the "tree" before I finished it - I added some black dimensional paint around the top of the hat crown and then wound a silver star garland around it. This is the finished hat:
This is the table I watched - a couple of people came over to help me set up:
I dressed in steampunk, and even managed to do my hair up in a "big hair" Gibson girl hairstyle:
And, I did manage to make a couple of sales, enough to make it worth doing the craft fair. Plus, I got several vendors for OctopodiCon, a few new professors, and some potential attendees.