Wear and Care for Your Fuku

First off, thank you so, so much for your commission! I’m beyond thrilled to help you turn into the senshi of your dreams. My fukus are a labor of love and with proper care, they can bring you years of senshi magic. Putting Your Fuku On If you’ve looked at the Cosmic Coterie tutorial, you’ll … Continue reading Wear and Care for Your Fuku

Costume Notes: Sailor Pluto 3.0

Photographer: Koholint Cosplay Completed: August 2018 Hours Spent: Approximately 30 Debuted: N/A Why This Costume: The initial idea for another Pluto came from plans with Koholint (as usual lol). I sold my last Pluto a little while back, but I still had the wig and accessories. Koholint made ChibiUsa for our Outer Senshi Cosmic Coterie group in 2018, and … Continue reading Costume Notes: Sailor Pluto 3.0

Costume Notes: Eternal Sailor Moon

  Photographer credit: Chez Photo Oh man, talk about a big project! I decided to tackle this fuku for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve had several commission requests for Eternal fukus over the years, but I’ve never been comfortable making one for a commission without doing some trial and error first. Second, I wanted … Continue reading Costume Notes: Eternal Sailor Moon

Commission Notes: Chun-Li (Street Fighter V)

Completed: March 2018 Hours Spent: App. 30 Purchased Pieces:  Base ballet flats Arda Wigs Jasmine in Spanish brown Patterns Used:  Bombshell swimsuit Super Helpful Tutorials:  Bombshell Swimsuit Sew-along Stretch applique Chinese Knot Evil Ted: Making foam spikes How I Made it:  I’ve honestly loved this design from the moment I saw it, so I was super happy … Continue reading Commission Notes: Chun-Li (Street Fighter V)

Costume Notes: Momo Yaoyorozu (My Hero Academia)

Photographer Credits: Kronos Otaku, edits by Daydreamer Nessa. Selfies also from Daydreamer Nessa Completed: July 2018 Hours Spent: 2-ish Debuted: Anime Expo 2018 Why This Costume: I’ve been on the MHA hype train for a while (me and the hubs love watching it together), but I’d never really thought about cosplaying from it. That changed … Continue reading Costume Notes: Momo Yaoyorozu (My Hero Academia)

Costume Notes: Sailor Uranus

Photographer Credits: Mehreen Rizvi   Completed: April 2018 Hours Spent: 25-ish Debuted: Fan Expo Dallas Why This Costume: Space Cadet Cosplay and I have talked about making Sailor Uranus and Neptune since before either of us joined Cosmic Coterie. Late last year, our teammate Victoria Bane mentioned she wanted to make a new Sailor Pluto, then AdventTraitor … Continue reading Costume Notes: Sailor Uranus

Commission Notes: Super Sailor Moon

Completed: February 2017 Hours Spent: About 40 hours How I made it: I know, I know. ANOTHER FUKU. I keep promising myself/y’all that I’m going to cool it with these, but apparently they’re becoming one of my staples. For a long time I told myself I wouldn’t take Super Moon commissions since I definitely prefer the gradient dyeing … Continue reading Commission Notes: Super Sailor Moon

Costume Notes: Super and Regular Sailor Pluto

Completed: October 2016 Hours Spent: Approximately 30 Debuted: Anime North Texas Why This Costume: After A-Fest, the Cosmic Coterie crew decided we wanted to switch up our fukus a bit and decided we wanted to go Super! Our affiliates expressed interest in joining us to have a full set of senshi again, so I offered to take the role of … Continue reading Costume Notes: Super and Regular Sailor Pluto

Bows Tutorial – Cosmic Coterie

Big news to share! I’ve been working with the Cosmic Coterie on creating a comprehensive fuku tutorial. We’re releasing it in increments over the next several weeks, and the first one up is our bow process! I digitized all of our patterns to take the guesswork out of creating these. You can check out the full … Continue reading Bows Tutorial – Cosmic Coterie

Costume Notes: Super Sailor Chibi Moon

Completed: August 2016 Hours Spent: About 40 hours Debuted: AnimeFest 2016 Why This Costume: This was a Cosmic Coterie group effort to complete Super ChibiMoon for the lovely PockyPants! ChibiMoon is her favorite character, so when we had a chance to do some recasting, we decided that she should get a new fuku!  How I made it: Since this … Continue reading Costume Notes: Super Sailor Chibi Moon