Anne Knowles

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January 19, 2014
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If this shoe fits, there’s a business

If you have only dreamed of turning a beloved but unusual hobby into a business, take heart. Lauren Stowell was once in your shoes. “My hobby is historical costuming. I like to sew and dress up,” says Stowell, who with like-minded folk belongs to local groups such as the Great Basin Costume Society and High Desert Steam, which holds its annual Steampunk Ball at Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City. In 2009, Stowell started American Duchess, a blog about her interest, and found the worldwide historical costuming community was bigger than she realized. And everyone in it had the same …

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