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In Memoriam

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Riddler costume, contruction

This Riddler costume ate my life for pretty much all of September. It was so involved, in fact, that I was only able to do one round of design drills and nary an Amazonia garment was draped before the Expo weekend. In spite of the underestimation of time that it would take to make it, I had a blast. Continue reading

Passion for Fashion

It’s hard to grasp that only a week ago I was in the midst of the Passion for Fashion challenge. To say that last weekend was stressful would be an understatement. But it was also an insane, wonderful, gut-wrenching and edifying experience. I met some lovely people and was definitely pushed beyond what I expected from myself in the time that was provided. I will try my best to communicate what life felt like for those two days. Continue reading

Then I did some sewing

I feel like I’ve done more drawing than sewing in the past few weeks. Fortunately, I’ve had a commission or two come my way to break it up. Plus I finished one of my personal sewing projects. Nothing like adding to your closet! Continue reading

I’m gonna do a cosplay, you guys!

I must be bonkers. I found out that the American Sewing Expo is holding a juried cosplay competition this year. This is the first year they’re incorporating cosplay into the Expo, which has got me geeked. No pun intended. The competition is being held the day after the Passion for Fashion runway show. That’s why I must be crazy.  Continue reading

Con-envy

As one might expect, I follow a fair amount of cosplayers on various social media. Summer being prime convention season, needless to say my various feeds have been blowing up with photos of everyone’s costumes. My financial situation being what it has been for a few years now, I sadly haven’t been to a convention in as much time. This time of the year I’m always left with a bit of Con-envy. Continue reading