Making My Kali Belladonna Cosplay

Fan Expo Dallas in Dallas, TX (Apr 2018) Akon 29 in Fort Worth, TX by Allie Norado Photography¬†(Jun 2018) I’ve cosplayed Blake and now I’m cosplaying her momma Kali. She’s a super adorable cat mom so I just HAD to cosplay her! Also, she’s kinda tiny which I think works pretty well for me. I…

My Cosplay Bucket List

Inspired by Breezeeweezee Cosplay’s blog post with her bucket list, I decided to write my own! It’s heavily influenced by her formatting, but will include some retroactive milestones I’ve reached during my cosplay career. I’ve also added and removed some to my liking. I’m sure this list will grow with the years, but hopefully the…

Make Your Own Mimic Plushie!

In May of this year, Arkane Studios came out with a new game “Prey.” In it, enemies known as mimics run around and are the first monsters you encounter. I decided to make a plushie based on these mimics and I’ve created a pattern for it so you can make your own! Click to download…

How Cosplay Changed & (Possibly) Saved My Life

“Saved” may be a bit of hyperbole, but bear with me while I take you back about 17 years to the year 2000. Introduction to Anime, Stumbling into Cosplay In 5th grade, I started watching Sailor Moon on Toonami. As far as animes go, it was pretty mainstream because it was on a major television…

7 Life Lessons I Learned from Cosplay

It’s funny how lessons you learn from different hobbies will start to bleed into other aspects of your life. The more I do cosplay, the more I learn not only sewing and prop-making lessons, but I learn some helpful tidbits for normal life. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Prototype. Don’t rush it. Make a…

I Made Link’s Cape from BOTW into a Hoodie!

Today is me and my fianc√©’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. Quick Build Notes I used McCall’s Pattern M6614 for…