Tinkering Belles with Tamara Robertson

Tinkering Belles - Lauren St. Laurent

March 04, 2022 Tamara Robertson / Lauren St. Laurent Season 1 Episode 15
Tinkering Belles with Tamara Robertson
Tinkering Belles - Lauren St. Laurent
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Do you love Cosplay, Nerd Culture, Costume Couture and general Maker Shop Talk? 

If so, join Tamara Robertson (Mythbusters, Maker ScienceSeekers of Science) as she kicks off with a Tech Talk about Corsets then sits down with Fashion Designer, Cosplayer and Maker Extraordinaire Lauren St. Laurent .

An award-winning designer from the internationally renowned Lauren St Laurent (Formerly Castle Corsetry) , Lauren has designed and built hundreds of corsets as well as multitudes of custom costume orders specializing in impeccable cosplay recreations. Seen all over the world in the convention circuit, web content left and right, and celebrity clientele, you have assuredly seen Lauren's handiwork. As a geeky girl herself, Lauren's enthusiasm makes her work truly exceptional.

Topics they cover include (but are surely not limited to):
- Learning to Sew with Mom
- Vintage Fashions
- Mass production
- Project Process for Commissions
- Comicon
- Cosplay Mashups
- Textile Development for Superhero Films
- Hocus Pocus
- Playboy Bunny Mashups
- Star Wars
- Chewbacca
- C3P0 aka Gordon Tarpley
- Fonco Studios
- Outlander
- Terry Dresbach
- Monsters Inc
- Learning from Failure
- Unstoppable Wasp
- Becoming Marvel
- Jeremy Whitley - Unstoppable Wasp
- Pixel Arts Props
- Nerd Workout Wear
- Heroes Journey Fitness
- High Fashion Geek Wear
- Fashionable Masks
... and so much more

As we wrap Season 1 with the 15th episode of Tinkering Belles you're surely not going to want to miss it!

So join in on Tamara's adventure as a Maker as she works to amplify the BAMF Females Behind the Builds one interview at a time! 

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Are you a visual person who needs to see all the cool moments?  Head over to the "Tinkering Belles" Playlist on Youtube to see all the fun behind the scenes moments from this episode!

If you enjoyed the show join in on the Maker adventure with Tamara and her guests on the Tinkering Belles Instagram page.

You can follow Lauren's adventures here, here, and here:
Website link - https://www.laurenstlaurent.com/
Store link - shop.castlecorsetry.com/
Facebook - Castle Corsetry
Twitter - @CastleCorsetry

 Music for this Episode was provided by Bill Trowell Music.  Visit BillTrowellMusic.com to hear more and to subscribe to Bill's Patreon, where he covers favorite showtunes, movie themes, classic rock and jazz, as well as requests from Patron's. 

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Maker Tease
Tech Talk - Corsets
Maker Interview - Lauren St. Laurent
Where Lauren got her start
Why Lauren loves vintage fashions
Evolution of Mass Production
Insight into Commission driven Projects
Our first Comicons
Cosplay Mashups
New textiles for Superhero Films
One Project to Rule them All
Chewbacca Bunny
Star Wars Bunnies
C3P0 Bunny
The Fonco Family
Reverse Rapunzel
The Holy Grail of Cosplay Fandoms
Fan Girling over Terry Dresbach
My Monsters Inc obsession
Failing Forward
Wings from Pixel Arts Props
Higher Fashion Geek Wear
Superpowers - Dealers Choice!