Category Archives: Fantasy/Scifi/Cosplay

2016 recap

All the cool kids are doing it, so here’s what I made this year: January through April I spent all my time on my Jordan Con costume contest entry, my magnum opus, the floofiest froof of a dress to ever exist, … Continue reading

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So behind, plus a 1930s sun dress

Hello blog that I have not posted on since Halloween! With my usual last minute sewathon, I finished my Melisandre dress for Halloween (literally, I started sewing the hem at the time the party was supposed to start). But then … Continue reading

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Patterning

For once, making the mockup for this dress was incredibly easy, thanks to the amazing classes I’ve been taking at Cañada College. I already had a sloper fit to me from a previous class. In the current class I am … Continue reading

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Planning Melisandre

Halloween is coming up! (yes, it’s a month away. Yes, it takes me that long for even relatively simple costumes). I was deciding between Rey (of Star Wars Episode 7) and Melisandre (of Game of Thrones) and ended up deciding … Continue reading

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Kaylee Shindig Dress

I finished this outfit at 6pm the night before my flight! (This is an improvement over last year, when I finished at midnight the night before). I am so thrilled with how this turned out. This is one of the … Continue reading

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Last catchup post

In the last weekend before the Con, I needed to make a sleeve pattern, and make fringe and tassels. Here was my first attempt to go from the small Victorian sleeve to a big puffy sleeve, using this tutorial: I … Continue reading

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Quick catch-up

I leave for Jordan Con in 5 days, and my dress still doesn’t have sleeves or trim. So, I’m too busy sewing to actually to a proper post (the 2 weeks of travelling in March did not help). So here … Continue reading

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