Hello!

I am a 20-something cosplayer from Northern California. This is my cosplay and sewing blog, where I post progress pics, tutorials, and cosplay pictures. I can get pretty busy with real-life stuff, so don't be alarmed if I don't post terribly often.

I mostly like video games over anime, and I'm into the beast known as Homestuck.

Feel free to ask me for advice or questions about me in my ask section, or just drop by and say hello.


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Jpop Summit 2014 photos!

Top: delicious tea service from Crown and Crumpet. It was really amazing. <3

Middle: Low-quality selfies taken in @arcaneseamstress’s really dark bedroom. I hadn’t yet put my glasses on for the day, it seems.

Bottom: The crowds! It was way more crowded than I’ve ever seen it before. Maybe 1.5x as many people It was really intense. I wish I had gotten a picture of the ramen lines. Note that these pictures were taken later in the day, when a good portion of the crowd had already cleared out.

can i please get a list of materials that you used on your ball gown dreamer aradia please? i'd like to cosplay her but i dont know the materials ill need. please and thank you

Hello there!

I would be glad to help. :] This ballgown is really super intensive. It was much more difficult than my Roxy ballgown (I can do a materials breakdown of that, as well, if you’d like), but it was a lot of fun and really rewarding to make. Since this is nachttour's cosplay, we worked on it together. I would definitely work on it as a team or duo, since there is a lot to be done, and you will need help if you make the cage like we did.

Full list of materials (unless I forgot something), reference images and labelled reference images, and long rambling about textiles under the jump.

what did you use for your cage on your ball gown dreamer roxy?

Hello!

I’ve answered that question in some detail here:

http://fabrickind.tumblr.com/post/60822828639

It doesn’t really have pictures attached to it, so if you’d like something with a little more detail and a few lovely MSPaint + mouse drawings, just let me know and I’ll get to work on those. :]

I also have tips on how to wear a hoopskirt here:

http://fabrickind.tumblr.com/post/89432632398

Hope that helps!

(PS., still working on your other ask)

Condesce Cosplay Masterpost

Hello there!

This is a breakdown of everything I did to make my cosplay of )(er Imperious Condescension. This costume is a huge pain to wear (quite literally — I bruised my head with the horns last time I wore it), and I’m over 8’ tall in it, so I can’t fit through doorways or even in some buildings, but it’s a lot of fun to wear. As much as I love HIC, I mostly wanted to make this costume as a challenge. This is a description of the second incarnation of the cosplay — all the basic elements are the same, but I changed the suit a little, changed the horn attachment method, added another wig, and added a few more decorative elements. there are still some things that need to be changed, though, and I’ve noted those below.

You can see photos of this costume here.

This is mostly written to give other Condesce cosplayers ideas on how to complete their own cosplays, so as always, if anyone has any questions, don’t hesitate to shoot me an ask. :]

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Here&#8217;s my outfit for the Jpop summit tomorrow!! Some of the detail in the blouse got washed out by the flash, but it has lace detailing on the princess seams, the collar, and on the sleeves (as you can see from where the sleeves are sticking out a bit from under the bolero). She skirt is a deep teal color, and has a shaped high waist and black lace detailing at the waist. It hits just below the knee. The bolero is a much nicer velvet than the flash makes it seem, and the shoes are a matte leather. I&#8217;m still deciding on things like stockings and headwear (and if I should wear a wig or use my own hair, which is&#8230;quite short).
Outfit breakdown:
Blouse: HandmadeBolero: Offbrand (thrifted)Bow: Meta (it&#8217;s actually a pair of waist ties that I pinned together in the back to make one long piece)Skirt: HandmadeShoes: Aerosoles
If you see me there, feel free to say hello. :]

Here’s my outfit for the Jpop summit tomorrow!! Some of the detail in the blouse got washed out by the flash, but it has lace detailing on the princess seams, the collar, and on the sleeves (as you can see from where the sleeves are sticking out a bit from under the bolero). She skirt is a deep teal color, and has a shaped high waist and black lace detailing at the waist. It hits just below the knee. The bolero is a much nicer velvet than the flash makes it seem, and the shoes are a matte leather. I’m still deciding on things like stockings and headwear (and if I should wear a wig or use my own hair, which is…quite short).

Outfit breakdown:

Blouse: Handmade
Bolero: Offbrand (thrifted)
Bow: Meta (it’s actually a pair of waist ties that I pinned together in the back to make one long piece)
Skirt: Handmade
Shoes: Aerosoles

If you see me there, feel free to say hello. :]

Here it is: my GaymerX2 con report/review.

It’s a bit long, so most of it will be under the cut.

Overall, it was a well-run con with an inclusive atmosphere and interesting panels that went more in-depth about cultural and ideological issues than most other convention panels. However, there were some issues that could be improved in terms of panel quality, inclusivity, and con organization.

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