Spandex 101: Basic Techniques and Finishing

  Welcome back to the Spandex 101 series! If you need a refresher, check out Part 1 on supplies and Part 2 on prep. Today, we’re getting into the meat of spandex construction, and I’ll also mention a few ways that you can finish off spandex projects. Stitches Galore First off, let’s talk stitches on … Continue reading Spandex 101: Basic Techniques and Finishing

Spandex 101: Fabric Prep, Patterns and Basic Modifications

Hello and welcome to part 2 of my Spandex 101 series! If you need a refresher on part 1, you can view that here. Thank you so much for your feedback on the last post! I knew a lot of you wanted to know more about spandex, but the collective response totally blew me away. … Continue reading Spandex 101: Fabric Prep, Patterns and Basic Modifications

Costume Notes: Nana Shimura (Boku no Hero Academia)

Completed: September 2018 Debuted: Two Heroes viewing Hours Spent: 20-ish Why This Costume:  Have I talked about how much I love spandex lately? Because I really, really do. As soon as I saw Nana on My Hero Academia, I knew I needed to make her. She’s super in line with my cosplay type. But what really triggered … Continue reading Costume Notes: Nana Shimura (Boku no Hero Academia)

Commission Notes: Saitama (One Punch Man)

Completed: August 2018 Hours Spent: 30-ish Purchased Pieces:  Base boots – Funtasma Belt buckle – Amazon We Love Colors – Men’s gloves Patterns Used:  Kwik Sew Men’s Spandex Leotard and Pants – 3029 Super Helpful Tutorials:  Glove Topper Tutorial Inset Corners Cape Tutorial Spandex 101 How I Made it:  Ahhhh, this was such a fun build! … Continue reading Commission Notes: Saitama (One Punch Man)

Contact and Booking

Interested in having me as a cosplay guest? Here are a few opportunities I am available for: Costume Contest Judging Panels and Workshops Interviews Photoshoots Please e-mail me with details and questions! Awards: Best in Show, Captain Marvel, Dallas Comic Con SciFi Expo 2015 Best Craftsmanship, Lulu, Anime North Texas 2016 Best in Division – … Continue reading Contact and Booking

Costume Notes: Captain Marvel

Completed: February 2015 Hours Spent: About 45 hours spread out over 2 months Debuted: Dallas Comic Con Fan Days 2015 Why This Costume: I really got into Captain Marvel last year. It started with my Ms. Marvel stashbusting. The more I read about Carol, the more I liked her. I was smitten with Kelley Sue Deconnick’s comic from … Continue reading Costume Notes: Captain Marvel

Fandom Friday: New Years Blogging Goals

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza/etc. Today is a join Top 5/Fandom Friday post. We’re barreling towards the end of the year (and my birthdaaaaaay huhuhu), so today I’m talking about my 2015 goals for the Geeky Seamstress. The older I get, the more I dislike the term “resolution.” It feels … Continue reading Fandom Friday: New Years Blogging Goals