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
Now that C2E2 is done and done, I’m going to try and share more of what I’ve been doing on Marie Antoinette over the last few months. One of the first big things I did after DragonCon was a complete remake of the grande panniers. Two reasons. 1) I needed them to be able to…… Continue reading 1938 Marie Antoinette’s Grande Panniers
A couple of photos of my new Vanessa Ives inspired costume from Penny Dreadful. (inspired, because I wore this to a historical themed event and not a cosplay event, so I didn’t want to wear a black wig) I have already made her black walking suit, but have been really wanting to make one of…… Continue reading Vanessa Ives / Penny Dreadful Cosplay
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)
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!
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
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