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Jen Bristow
Works at Red Barn Productions
Attended California State University, Sacramento
Lived in aviano, Italy
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2013 projects: A Summary
My brain is going through all sorts of hoops due to an upheaval in my personal life.  So I am woefully behind on my posts and documenting my projects.  Today I would like to do a quick wrap up of what projects I've done for 2013.  Thanks to Historic Sew For...
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Accessorizing Head-to-Toe - November's Challenge - Fans
The Accessory:   I made a fan for the Queen of Hearts dress.   Historical Period:   I went for the paddle type fans used in the Elizabethan era Outfit It Accessorizes:   Queen of Hearts dress Materials Used:   Velvet, cardboard, ribbon and cording Technique...
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Costume Build List (Part Deux)
Also known as The UnEnding List of Things to Do, But Make Me Happy So They Are Worth It. Updates!!!!!!!!!!!!! MY LIST Corded Petticoats (3? - one for each of the girls) - down to two!!! Queen of Hearts (Two parts - repair one and make another) Alice Cape - ...
Also known as The UnEnding List of Things to Do, But Make Me Happy So They Are Worth It. Updates!!!!!!!!!!!!! MY LIST Corded Petticoats (3? - one for each of the girls) - down to two!!! Queen of Hearts (Two parts - repair on...
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October's Accessory Challenge
I've been a busy girl and while I had grand plans to make a reticule, I simply did not have the time.  So I am submitting my huswife as my "Bags & Purses" item for this month's challenge.  I really do try to carry period handiwork with me when I do events, ...
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Accessorizing Head-to-Toe - February
For February the challenge was jewelry.  Since I'm trying to shore up my regency wardrobe, I wanted to make a rivière or collet style necklace.  Lucky for me Michaels not only had a sale but had some cool chains... Some were bigger and fancier that what I p...
For February the challenge was jewelry.  Since I'm trying to shore up my regency wardrobe, I wanted to make a rivière or collet style necklace.  Lucky for me Michaels not only had a sale but had some cool chains... Some were ...
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American Duchess Give-Away
The American Duchess is having an Advent Calendar giveaway.  You probably know all about it, but if you don't go here to the American Duchess website for some more info! The Devonshires       You can't see them, but I wore the Devonshires first to this 18th...
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HSF #10 - Literature and HSF #22 Masquerade -Fancy Dress Queen of Hearts
As you can see I'm not terribly worried about doing challenges early (although cannot start them before they are announced) or late.  I simply want them all done so as to keep my creative juices flowing and learn some new skills.  I'm also horribly late on ...
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Progess on Dickens costumes
Well, there hasn't bee a lot of it...  my arthritis is kicking in horribly... nevertheless, I was able to finish the ruffs for Punch and Judy. Judy only requires a mob cap with a red ribbon, a ruff, a pinafore apron, and a baby.  So I just need to make up a...
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Sewing for me...
Here is the beginnings of my banner hanging in my sewing room. Every 20 days I tend a flame for Brighid.  Brighid is one of the old Celtic gods that became a Catholic Saint and priestesses/nuns/devotees have been tending her flame for centuries.  While she ...
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  • California State University, Sacramento
    Liberal Studies, 2003
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database management, Robert Half/Office Team
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  • Red Barn Productions
    Volunteer, 2011 - present
    Actor/Character; Choral; Asst Director
  • Office Team
    Consultant, 2012 - present
  • Solano College Theatre Association
    Marketing, 2011 - 2012
  • Solano College Theatre, SYT Association
    Office Manager, 2007 - 2011
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aviano, Italy - Tyler texas - Del Rio Texas - witchia falls, texas - Travis AFb, ca - Sedalia, Missouri - Vacaville, Ca - Suisun City, CA - FAirfield, CA
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Cation Designs: Historical Sew Fortnightly: White
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Can I just say that I'm so glad that the first color challenge for HSF was such an easy color? I had grand plans for a chemise, drawers, and

Victorian-Governess : Heather's Victorian School of Etiquette
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Victorian-Governess: Heather's Victorian School of Etiquette

Until It’s Happened to Someone You Love, It’s Best to Keep Your Effing M...
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Pictures: 12 World Monuments at Risk
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Gingerbread Houses, giant glyphs, and brutalist buildings are among the endangered sites on the 2012 World Monuments Watch list. See why.

Yet Another Cockade Tutorial (Part 1)
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There are quite a few tutorials on the web that explain how to make a cockade. So why am I adding another? For a simple and selfish reason:

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: V177: Cool Georgian Fashion Plate...
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American Duchess is a costume blog designed to educate and entertain those interested in learning more about 18th c. fashion and costuming o

Brick Walls
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I am going to try and tell you what happened to us on January 10, 2012, in the conference room in the Nephrology department at Children’s Ho

xkcd: The Important Field
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Vlogging - Someone broke into my house and stole my camera and laptop.
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Someone broke into my house and stole my camera and laptop. All of my income was generated with this equipment. Please help by liking and sh

Damn Those Quilters! | At the Sign of the Golden Scissors
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Damn Those Quilters! Quilters get all the cool stuff. Let's face it, garment sewing has taken a backseat to quilting. If it were not for

Keeping Up With Spam Filters
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As I checked my spam folder, I was shocked to see emails from brands like Staples, Bed Bath & Beyond, Babies R Us, CVS, Hooked On Phonic

250 Die-Cut UPrinting Business Cards Giveaway - Measuring Flower
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Enter to win 250 die-cut business cards from UPrinting! Ends 12/23/11

Mom-In-A-Million - 25 People (Living and Dead) That I’d Like to Have Din...
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25 People (Living and Dead) That I'd Like to Have Dinner With. Posted by Rebekah @ Mom-In-A-Million November 18, 2011 @ 8:36 pm 25 Thing

God and Jesus. It’s like when your parents get on Facebook.
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God and Jesus. It's like when your parents get on Facebook. November 17, 2011. in conversations,no one thinks this is funny but me,Rando

SOMEONE GET ME A LAWYER. And a sandwich. And a sandwich for my lawyer,...
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SOMEONE GET ME A LAWYER. And a sandwich. And a sandwich for my lawyer, because I don't like to share my food. November 14, 2011. in blog

Hopeful Parents - Hopeful Parents - Nobody Ever Said It Would Be Like This
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The Westboro Baptist Church: Forcing parents to explain homophobia | Wa...
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It's not hard to explain homosexuality to children. It's explaining homophobia that's difficult.

Girl on Book Action: Girl on Book Action: All the Windwracked Stars by E...
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Girl on Book Action: All the Windwracked Stars by Elizabeth Bear. All the Windwracked Stars by Elizabeth Bear. ISBN: 978-0-7653-5851-6. Blur

Girl on Book Action: Weeks Too Late: The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion...
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Weeks Too Late: The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardr

Is Feeding the Poor Manly or Enabling?
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Tom Matlack wonders if fighting wars or feeding hungry children is the more manly thing to do.