Teka England is creating textile widgets of all ilks
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Hi, y'all!

I'm Teka England  and I'm a wandering Costume Technician. For the last two years I've been working in academic theater, but before that I was a puppetry soft goods tech,Blue Man Group head-polisher, and a historic researcher/boat nerd.

I'm also a relentless agitator for the concept of STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, mathematics), and an experimental archaeologist. Not only do I want to find (and play with) new and interesting concepts in fabrics and threads, I want to ensure that the historic methods of doing things aren't forgotten.

That's where you come in! By supporting me you loosen up some of the time I might otherwise be freelancing around my academic job, which allows me more time to research, fiddle, and otherwise discover new and interesting things to in turn, share with you. 
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You're supporting the arts! GO YOU! $1 will get you access to my updates on what I'm doing and what's coming up next. 
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0 patrons
Aww, you're letting my buy the fancy stuff! $5 will get you an Instagram photo of me wearing a silly hat with a sign personally thanking you for your donation. 
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Hey! You've just earned a hand felted thing!  (It may be a pouch, it may be a coaster, but it'll be formerly soggy, made of wool, and multicolored, that's for sure!)
Pledge $50 or more per online overshare
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For $50, you get my braiiiiiins! I'll make myself available to you via Google Hangouts or Facetime for a half hour, and you can use me as an adjunct costuming brain. Need hem help? Ask away. Need historic hair advice? Ask away. Need advice on how to leave a boyfriend? Well, there you're on your own, but I'll tell you what shoes to wear while doing it. 
Goals
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The first big goal is to Get Teka a Newer Camera. None of mine are new enough to take good videos, and my phone just doesn't have enough memory to handle a full letngth tutorial. I want to do an entire series of Basic Sewing Skills videos, and y'all will get to see them first!
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Hi, y'all!

I'm Teka England  and I'm a wandering Costume Technician. For the last two years I've been working in academic theater, but before that I was a puppetry soft goods tech,Blue Man Group head-polisher, and a historic researcher/boat nerd.

I'm also a relentless agitator for the concept of STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, mathematics), and an experimental archaeologist. Not only do I want to find (and play with) new and interesting concepts in fabrics and threads, I want to ensure that the historic methods of doing things aren't forgotten.

That's where you come in! By supporting me you loosen up some of the time I might otherwise be freelancing around my academic job, which allows me more time to research, fiddle, and otherwise discover new and interesting things to in turn, share with you. 

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Pledge $1 or more per online overshare
1 patron
You're supporting the arts! GO YOU! $1 will get you access to my updates on what I'm doing and what's coming up next. 
Pledge $5 or more per online overshare
0 patrons
Aww, you're letting my buy the fancy stuff! $5 will get you an Instagram photo of me wearing a silly hat with a sign personally thanking you for your donation. 
Pledge $25 or more per online overshare
0 of 20 patrons
Hey! You've just earned a hand felted thing!  (It may be a pouch, it may be a coaster, but it'll be formerly soggy, made of wool, and multicolored, that's for sure!)
Pledge $50 or more per online overshare
0 patrons
For $50, you get my braiiiiiins! I'll make myself available to you via Google Hangouts or Facetime for a half hour, and you can use me as an adjunct costuming brain. Need hem help? Ask away. Need historic hair advice? Ask away. Need advice on how to leave a boyfriend? Well, there you're on your own, but I'll tell you what shoes to wear while doing it.