Making My Wedding Dress Part I: Research

Ever since getting engaged in September of last year, a swarm of questions have been buzzing around in my brain related to wedding planning. When would we get married? Where would we get married? Who would be in our bridal party? What should our color scheme be? How are we going to eat keto at…

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 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…

I made Korra’s hoodie!

Last weekend, I realized I had enough leftover fabric from making my Book 4 Korra cosplay to make her hoodie! So this past week, I worked weeknights and during the weekend to make it! Drafted the pattern myself and tried to save as much money as possible. I only had to buy some bias tape, the wooden…

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…