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
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
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
Another month has flown by! The end of the year is quickly approaching, which means that my costume list is slowly starting to die down for the year (Don't worry. I've already got big plans for 2016 😉 ). Here's what's been on my craft table this month: Lulu: 25% complete I feel like I … Continue reading WIP: September 2015
Goodbye, summer. Hello, fall! Well, sorta. We're still in 90+ degree weather, so really fall is more or less wishful thinking right now. Hanie Mohd Wonder Woman: 100% Complete I sure have taken my sweet time with this costume! Originally, I anticipated it only taking 2 weeks, and had I not worked on other projects … Continue reading WIP: August 2015 + Con Announcement!
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
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