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)

Costume Notes: Revolutionary Girl Utena

Photographer Credits: Ash Snap 'Em Photography Completed: August 2018 Hours Spent: 35-ish? It took about 10 days start to finish. Debuted: A-Fest 2018 Why This Costume: Have you ever had friends who are really into a series, and it takes forever for you to jump on board? That's how I was with Utena. I'd heard people talk … Continue reading Costume Notes: Revolutionary Girl Utena

Costume Notes: DSN Makoto Nijima (Persona 5)

    Photographer Credits: Michael Benedict LA, Wildstarjp Photography, Arlington Public Library Completed: June 2018 Hours Spent: Less than 10 Debuted: ArlingCon 2018 Why This Costume: I mean... I'm pretty much obsessed with this game and still have a ton of plans for future P5 builds, especially with Koholint and AdventTraitor. I was so giddy … Continue reading Costume Notes: DSN Makoto Nijima (Persona 5)

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: Senshi Yukata (Sailor Moon Artbooks)

Photographer Credits: Ash Snap 'Em Completed: May 2018 Hours Spent: Approximately 10 Debuted: A-Kon 2018 Why This Costume: This was the main build my cosplay group, Cosmic Coterie, voted on making this year. We wanted to focus on a build that was relatively simple, since all of us had major life commitments to handle this year. Our first … Continue reading Costume Notes: Senshi Yukata (Sailor Moon Artbooks)

Costume Notes: Belle’s Town Dress (Provincial Life)

Photographer Credits: Mehreen Rizvi Completed: April 2018 Hours Spent: 40-ish Debuted: Dallas Fan Expo Why This Costume: If it isn't totally obvious yet, Belle has been my favorite Disney princess forever! As I went into this year, I knew that I needed a few simpler and, more importantly, comfortable costumes for chill con days as well as … Continue reading Costume Notes: Belle’s Town Dress (Provincial Life)

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