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Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world

Or, at least a regional 3rd at the Crown Championships of Cosplay. For Marie Antoinette, I actually ended up making about four different pairs of shoes on the way to the final product that I used at the competition. I had never made a full pair of shoes before until last summer, only shoe covers,…… Continue reading Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world

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DC Bombshells Wonder Woman Cosplay (Pattern Review for Simplicity 8196)

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)

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Victorian Hufflepuff Cosplay

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

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Easy Drawstring Bag Tutorial

I am so excited to share my first little cosplay sewing tutorial with you! Carrying a handbag or backpack with your cosplay is, for most of us, a necessary evil. Conventions usually involve long days, and with that comes the need for water, snacks, badges, and makeup/costume touch-ups, among other things. Even if you are…… Continue reading Easy Drawstring Bag Tutorial