Re: Future Fashion Folio
- And you can't say you haven't been reminded repeatedly, almost every
There will be a Folio because it is required. How big it ends up
being... that's up to you.
CC25 FFF, co-editor.
--- In ICG-D@yahoogroups.com, "axejudge" <axejudge@...> wrote:
> Please brace yourselves, everyone: there is about to be a rant.
> say I didn't warn you.
> There has been discussion in the past about the Folio. One person
> considering bidding for Costume-Con even brought up the idea of not
> having one. This idea so upset Karen Dick, the service mark holder
> for Costume-Con, that she wrote it into the requirements for that
> con. If you want to hold a Costume-Con, you've got to have a Folio.
> I wholeheartedly agree. The Folio allows for a wide variety of
> designs (and designers). Whether the garments can be constructed
> irrelevant; it's the inspiration they provide for us all. It
> encourages everyone to try their hand at design, to free their
> Although we have this passion for the Folio, apparently NOBODY ELSE
> Why do I say that?
> Our submission deadline for the CC25 Folio is in less than 2
> Do you know how many entries we have so far? Go on, guess.
> How many of them are from you all?
> None. Zero. Zip.
> We have submissions from a class of schoolchildren, and some from
> THAT'S IT.
> That's appalling. Our judges - who cannot participate in
> designs - are looking on in increasing dismay.
> Do you REALLY not care about the Folio any more? Are we wasting
> time and money putting one together?
> When I saw a large number of designs made for the CC24 Fashion
> was delighted. It seemed to bode well for the Folio's future.
> But when there has been almost a year for people to submit designs
> (from CC24's deadline to ours), and this is all people can be
> to muster, I'm discouraged and disgusted.
> There is NO MORE TIME, people. It's all well and good to think
> OK to put it off until the last minute, but you have NO idea the
> repercussions of that choice on your parts.
> If 23 entries is all we have, and the judges don't think any of
> are any good, THERE WILL BE NO FOLIO, and all of you may consider
> yourselves responsible.
> I don't want to see a bunch of discussion about this. Talking
> drawing. If you have an idea - ANY idea - you'll never have a
> chance of getting it in print than now. Pick up a pencil and start
> CC25 Future Fashion Folio deadline - August 15, 2006.
> Karen Heim
> Co-Editor, CC25 Future Fashion Folio
- Congratulations! It's always nice to have your designs noticed.SusanFrom: "elvestoorder@..." <elvestoorder@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 1, 2014 8:54 PM
Subject: [ICG-D] Future Fashion FolioI got a design in this year's folio. :)
It was my favorite, too. Always nice to have other people like a design you liked.
The folio was pretty good sized this year & lots of new designing talent as well as returning.
Ann in CT