I usually make most of my patterns because I don’t have the patience to follow commercial patterns. Usually they don’t fit true to size and need a lot of modifications to work, so it’s faster for me to work from scratch or only use bits and pieces of a pattern. However, in preparation for teaching…… Continue reading DC Bombshells Wonder Woman Cosplay (Pattern Review for Simplicity 8196)
Throwback to my Yavanna costume, my own original design inspired by JRR Tolkien’s the Silmarillion. While I do a lot of dyeing for various parts of my costumes, this is still my most ambitious fabric dyeing project to date. (though that will be changing this year!)
Geillis Duncan’s white dress from Outlander has been on my to-do list for such a long time, but for some reason kept getting pushed to the side in favor of loftier projects throughout the past year. I’ve already made Claire and Jamie Fraser costumes, but Geillis is such a fun character and I’ve always loved the weird…… Continue reading Geillis Duncan’s Gathering Dress from Outlander
Wishing you Happy Holidays! Here are a couple of holiday themed teaser shots of my new Geillis Duncan costume, which is the last of my costumes for 2016 and has been on my costuming “to-do list” for nearly a year and a half. I’ll be posting more about this costume soon!
At CONjuration a couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to receive a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them swag bag as part of my award for Best in Show in the costume contest. It was full of lots of awesome goodies (including the gorgeous Noble Collection Newt Scamander wand which I love), but…… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (Spoiler-Free!) Review
This past weekend I was finally able to debut my new Victorian Hufflepuff costume. This costume was heavily inspired by a black walking suit worn by Eva Green in Penny Dreadful. While my original plan was to make the suit for my Victorian Hufflepuff Professor, I can and will be able to also use this suit for Vanessa Ives, Missy from Doctor Who, and…… Continue reading Victorian Hufflepuff Cosplay
Continuing with my Halloween themed costume posts for the weekend, I’m sharing my husband’s fabulous Goth Thranduil cosplay. The one and only Goth King of Mirkwood. Photo and costume/crown by me, cosplayer is my husband.