As soon as I saw the episode that featured young Maria Calavera, a dual-scythe-wielding, silver-eyed all-around badass, I knew I wanted to cosplay her. Not only was her character incredibly fascinating, but her costume design was beautiful. I loved her colors, the Tabasco dress inspired attire, and all the little nods to Dia de los Muertos. Continue reading “Making My Maria Calavera Cosplay”
Start early, for the love of god
Jason and I got engaged September 2016. The wedding wouldn’t be until January 2018. But we moved in April 2017, so I effectively didn’t really start my dress in earnest until around June. I’m glad I started when I did because so many things changed and unforeseen problems would pop up. Also, mistakes were made. Continue reading “Making My Wedding Dress Part III: Sewing the Final Dress”
In Part I of this series, I went over my research for my wedding dress. Today’s post will focus on buying everything necessary for the project and a short blurb about making the mockup. Continue reading “Making My Wedding Dress Part II: Buying Supplies & Creating the Mockup”
Today is me and my fiancé’s three year anniversary. I wanted to make him something really special, so I decided to make him something from scratch. He’s been playing Breath of the Wild lately and I decided to make him a hoodie based on Link’s cape. Continue reading “I Made Link’s Cape from BOTW into a Hoodie!”
A short and completely unnecessary film. Made by me. Enjoy!
After cosplaying for a few years, you start to accumulate quite a few things and become a regular at many different stores. Starting out, it may be tough finding exactly what you need for your costume. Here are a few tools and places that have helped me in my cosplay journey, both for sewing and prop-making alike. Continue reading “My Top 5 Cosplay Tools I Can’t Live Without”