Process – Shining Armor

One of my bigger projects this year was my Pony Princesses Group. I designed these dresses on a whim when I realized I wouldn’t get one of my costumes done in time for Kumoricon this year. I decided to bring this group back and expand on it for Sakuracon 2014! Rather than just having my […]

Sakuracon 2014

Whoooo Sakuracon 2014 is done! What a great time!  Be prepared for a wall of text! Friday morning my friend MacKenzie got up at 4 am, got ready and headed off to the next town where we picked up our friend Ashley or Missy Raney Cosplay! The car was stuffed with 3 hoop skirts, 3 […]

Research: Frozen Undergarments

I am a sucker for Disney movies. I’m even more of a sucker for Musical Theater. Disney’s Frozen had such a perfect mixture of the two that it’s no wonder I loved it! When I first watched Frozen I immediately fell in love with Anna. She’s just so sweet and sincere and has an innate sense […]

Chibi Chibi Con 2014

Phew! I got back this morning from Chibi Chibi Con 2014. Chibi Chibi con is a one day convention held at Evergreen State University in Olympia Washington. While this is a bit out of the way for me to go my newly founded Cosplay Club and I decided it would be a fun convention for […]

Tutorial: The Basic Seifuku

If you watch anime then you are for sure familiar with the Seifuku, other wise known as the Sailor Uniform or School Outfit. Generally they consist of a simple pleated skirt, an unfitted top, and a sailor collar. This tutorial will teach you how to make a basic Seifuku. Please note: All patterns included are references […]

Craft Foam VS. Wonderflex VS. Worbla

The question that all cosplayers ask. Which is better for armor; Craft Foam, Wonderflex or Worbla? Everyone has a different opinion of which is the best, however everyone agrees that all 3 have their own strong points. I have actually had the opportunity to work with all 3, so I feel I can give the […]