Taking Back My Life, One Week at a Time

September is Suicide Prevention Month. That’s not why I’m writing this post but it was a happy temporal coincidence. I’m writing this because it’s important. It’s important to destigmatize mental illness and I am willing to show off the skeletons in my closet if it means someone else can feel that they’re not so alone…

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

Today is me and my fiancé’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…

Huge Life Update & Big Lofty Sewing Goals

So I guess I should announce first that I got engaged! Jason and I have been together for almost two and a half years and I couldn’t be happier. We met on Okcupid around December of 2013, exchanged a couple messages, both deactivated our accounts for a bit to explore other things, then both reactivated…

A Friendly Reminder to Myself

This is going to be a bit of a rambly mess. I just wanted to get my thoughts written down so that I wouldn’t forget them later. My Activity in the Cosplay Community I’ve been cosplaying for quite a while now, but only recently did I start really putting in the extra effort to make…

Sorry for the absence!

It’s been a very busy summer, both at work and at home. In June, I was gone for a week and a half while I visited London and Paris with my mom and dad. (Super amazing trip. I should probably write a blog post about it.) And then after I got home, I was heads…

Mental Health Month: Renewal

I guess it’s been a full year since I bore my soul for all to see here on my blog. Mental Health Awareness is still an issue very close to my heart. I’m not really involved in any organizations (I should fix that) but I do my best to be supportive and voice the side…