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

Costume Notes: Super Sailor Jupiter

Completed: July 2016 Hours Spent: Eh… probably 40 hours start to finish Debuted: AMA-Con 2016 Why This Costume: It should be apparent by now that Sailor Jupiter is by far my favorite senshi. I knew immediately after joining the Luxe Dolls that I wanted to make a version of Sailor Jupiter for myself, even before I was cast … Continue reading Costume Notes: Super Sailor Jupiter

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