Costume Notes: Lulu pt. 3

Welcome back to my final post on Lulu! If you've stuck with me through all these posts, you deserve a whole big ol' batch of cookies. Today I'll discuss a few final details and lots of photos! But first, a few things I forgot to write about already. Completed: November 2015 Hours Spent: Approximately 150 hours Debuted: Anime North … Continue reading Costume Notes: Lulu pt. 3

Costume Notes: Lulu pt. 2

Welcome back! This week I'm sharing more details on my Lulu build, which I debuted at Anime North Texas last weekend. In my last post, I talked mostly about the upper half of the costume, so this week I'll be getting into the lower half of this build. Skirt and sleeves: There's a lot of debate … Continue reading Costume Notes: Lulu pt. 2

WIP: October 2015

Lulu: 50% complete I'm finally making some decent progress on Lulu! One of my big tasks for this month was knocking out her base skirt and sleeves. I debated on how to do this. There's some discussion among cosplayers as to what Lulu's skirt and sleeves are supposed to be: separate pieces or a dress … Continue reading WIP: October 2015

Pattern Review: Truly Victorian #103

After months of hemming and hawing, I finally decided to take the leap and get started on Lulu! The first part I completed was the hoop skirt which will act as the base for her belts. Lots of Lulu cosplayers have gone with a faux apron approach for the belts and created a separate piece … Continue reading Pattern Review: Truly Victorian #103

Fandom Friday: Games I Love to Play

It's been a while since I've done one of these! I'm playing a lot more games these days, so I thought I'd hop back on the bandwagon for this week's post. 1. Final Fantasy X: This is the first video game I fell in love with. As a teenager, I logged close to 300 hours … Continue reading Fandom Friday: Games I Love to Play

WIP: March 2015

Hello, spring! Weather in my area has finally cleared up into something resembling a season between Hoth-like winter and Tattoine-esque summer. I debated on putting up a WIP post this month. Aside from Belle, I haven't done much crafting this month. February and March have been more than a little hectic for me professionally and … Continue reading WIP: March 2015

December Monthly Stitch: A Kupo-tastic Hoodie

Kupo! I was super excited to see this month's Monthly Stitch theme: geek out! I've been thinking about making a moogle hoodie for a while, and this was the perfect opportunity. My boyfriend also mentioned that he'd like a Final Fantasy themed hoodie, so of course I went into WE MUST HAVE MATCHING THINGS mode. … Continue reading December Monthly Stitch: A Kupo-tastic Hoodie

Fandom Friday: Presents I Want Santa to Bring Me

Happy Friday! Can you believe we're less than 2 weeks away from Christmas? I haven't even put up a tree yet! Since most of the kids in my family are now technically adults, my family has taken to white elephant gift exchanges or doing a big activity together. It's fun (and more than a little … Continue reading Fandom Friday: Presents I Want Santa to Bring Me