Alisa Freedman and “Crossing Cultures”

As part of our focus on bringing in more japanese culture content we are hosting professor Alisa Freedman from University of Oregon to do a talk on “Crossing Cultures: Japanese Trends in America, American Trends in Japan” Alisa Freedman is a Professor of Japanese Literature, Cultural Studies, and Gender at the University of Oregon, the Editor-in-ChiefRead More

The Quilt Doctor Will Be At MiyakoCon 3!

Contessa Paxton Timmerman is an accomplished craftswoman, working in many mediums including writing, knitting, crocheting, watercolours, charcoal sketches, and designing costumes. Her costuming talent began in 1986 at Gavilan College in Gilroy, CA. Contessa is an award-winning quilt designer. She has been quilting and sewing for over 30+ years. Contessa’s love of conventions began inRead More