Today is the day before we leave for Otakon for the weekend. With all of our work on Charlie’s costume this weekend (which turned out really nice, and he only has to do some small detail work and paint it) we were left in kind of a time crunch to get our costumes done. Here’s… Continue reading This is what the day/week before a convention looks like.
What are we working on? Everything!!!! Schierke: I’ve bought all the fabric, zipper, and thread that I need to make her dress. I am now the proud owner of 8 Yards of eggplant purple fabric. Not only purple fabric, but purple suit fabric. The lady at the cutting table probably thought I was about to… Continue reading We’re Working on it!
Thank you, first person to follow my blog, for being the first person to follow my blog! You made my day! I went to message an old friend of mine from High School on the Facebooks, and a group chat message from 2011 popped up. I had never seen it before (I guess it got… Continue reading Look at this blast from the past!
Watashi wa nihongo o hanashimasu (私は日本語を話します) The above, if I remember correctly (not the kanji, I have a terrible time with Kanji) should mean “I speak Japanese”. I wish I knew how to add, “Well, kind of” to that phrase. I’ve been studying Japanese on and off for a few years, never getting past the… Continue reading I’m also learning Japanese….There’s lots of learning going on right now.
Back to Back updates gooooooooooo! Things in our household are a little…hectic this week. Dear Husband is sick, in and out of the ER sick, and we are looking at possible surgery for him next week to have his gallbladder removed. He is so miserable, and it makes me sad just watching him loaf around… Continue reading I’m Taking a Sewing Class
I thought long and hard about how I was going to do Soldier 76’s Rifle. I mocked up materials and drawings using stuff I could get my hands on and just could not find anything that would turn out really clean. I really wanted this prop to be weighty, clean, and recognizable. So after some… Continue reading I bought a 3d printed thing! Now what?
I have lots of plans for costumes coming up, and have been unable to move on any of them until I get settled in to my new job. Because….*insert adorable Sailor Moon transformation gif here* Costuming is expensive! So, what’s this rant all about? Well, I got asked at the last con how much my… Continue reading Costuming is Expensive Y’all