Costume Notes: Angel Dust (Deadpool)

Completed: October 2016 Hours Spent: Approximately 10 hours Debuted: Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Why This Costume: This costume was partly a matter of convenience, partly a matter of wanting to cosplay with Callula, and partly a nudge from everyone and their dog. As I mentioned in my last post, I was out of the country for a week on … Continue reading Costume Notes: Angel Dust (Deadpool)

Costume Notes: Hannah (Rat Queens)

I'M NOT DEAD I SWEAR. Haha. I'm sorry for the accidental radio silence, folks. Real life got hectic, and my blog got pushed further and further in the back burner. That said, I'm back and ready to share information on some of my recent makes! So let's start with my first fully completed costume of … Continue reading Costume Notes: Hannah (Rat Queens)

8 Tips on How Not to Screw Up Your First Corset

Over the weekend, I'm planning to fully dive into my corset for Lulu. This will mark my fourth corset, so I thought today's post would be a good opportunity to share some of my mishaps and learning experiences in the hopes of helping out a few other newbie corset makers. 1.Do your homework: Corset making … Continue reading 8 Tips on How Not to Screw Up Your First Corset

Costume Notes: Casual Wonder Woman (based on art by Hanie Mohd)

Completed: August 2015 Hours Spent: Approximately 30 hours Debuted: A-Fest 2015 Why This Costume: I adore Hanie Mohd's take on several superhero ladies and have at least 5 more of her designs on my cosplay wishlist (my first was fancy pants Ms. Marvel). I've wanted to make this Wondie ever since I saw it over a year … Continue reading Costume Notes: Casual Wonder Woman (based on art by Hanie Mohd)

Costume Notes: Belle’s Ballgown

Completed: March 2015 Hours Spent: About 40 hours spread out over a month Debuted: All-Con 2015 Why This Costume: Belle is one of my favorite Disney princesses. I made her village dress back in 2013, but her yellow dress has been one of my wish list costumes for a while. I ultimately decided to tackle this costume to practice making … Continue reading Costume Notes: Belle’s Ballgown

She’s just a skater girl

Back to regular posting! A-Kon was a blast, but I'm really, really excited that my next big con isn't until the end of August. I'm planning to attend A-fest for a day and another smaller con in July, but I don't currently have anything new planned for those. My apartment has been a cos-disaster for … Continue reading She’s just a skater girl

Underneath it all pt. 1

Or, my approach to shapewear, especially with spandex costumes. I have a lot of spandex-intensive costumes and projects coming up over the next few months, so I thought I'd take a few posts to talk about shapewear--what it is and why and how I use it. I intended this to be one post a week … Continue reading Underneath it all pt. 1