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It has been a long time coming but I finally have a chance to sit down and write a newsletter. We have been so busy making fezzes that I have nearly slipped off the face of the internet, but enough about the why, let’s get to the news. Our latest fezzes debuted at Tiki Oasis 12! As you might have noticed, I like to create new and special designs for events that we participate in and for this year’s Tiki Oasis I may have gotten a bit carried away. We brought seven new designs included a few limited edition fezzes,...

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2-tone, bark cloth, Fez of the Week, low profile, mayan, tapa, Tiki Oasis -

Tiki Oasis Preview #6 The Mayan deity of the underworld appears on a Limited Edition 2-tone fez! For the last few years I’ve challenged myself to come up with an interesting 2-tone fez design to bring to Tiki Oasis. That has usually involved taking one of our original embroideries and reworking it to go with the style of the fez. This year I took a completely different approach. I actually grabbed the paper pattern piece and just started free sketching on it. Now I must admit I had no idea what I was doing at the time and in all...

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2010, bark cloth, limited, low profile, skull & Club, special, tapa, tiki, Tiki Oasis, tikio -

[caption id="attachment_285" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Limited Edition of 25 - photo by Matt Cobleigh"] [/caption] This week brings our biggest event of the year: Tiki Oasis 10! Every year we try to bring something special and this year is no exception. As we count down the days until we hit the road I will be featuring each of our special edition fezzes. First up: The Skull & Club on 2 Tone Tapa. This limited edition run of 25 is the second batch of Skull & Clubs. This first was a limited run of 13 on green tapa but with the generous help our friends...

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2010, all sizes, Charity, Dance-a-thon, high profile, limited edition, special edition, tall, tapa, tiki, Two Tone -

We're coming close to running out of the fabric used to make this special "Thank You" fez! Only 13 of these fezzes will be made and 9 have been claimed so far! They are all gone! Don't forget, I'm also offering to make last year's Fez-o-rama Fez on 2-tone with black and leopard print velvets if you still want to be rewarded for your generous donations. Head on over to the info page on Fez-o-rama.com to learn more and please help me spread the word. Fight Cancer : Get a Fez!

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2-tone, Charity, high profile, tall, tapa, tiki -

The first batch of the charity fezzes are nearly done and will be heading to their generous new owners this week. I will likely start on the next batch this weekend. These Limited Edition fezzes are cut from tapa cloth out of my personal stash and I only have enough fabric to make about 13 of these fezzes. So if you are interested in getting one of these Limited Edition gems, I suggest you act quickly. Just follow the link to learn how to make your tax deductible donation and I will gladly reward your generosity with a special fez....

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