Cosplay Contest Comment #2

cosplayreverie:

If ever you are in the judging room and explaining your costume, do not say:

"I did it this way because everyone else does it wrong."

When you say this, you not only make yourself look extremely pretentious, you are insulting countless other cosplayers (possibly including some of the judges)….

Why does the line at the fabric store take so long??

yandere-cosplay:

Why does the line at the fabric store take so long, indeed.

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"I only wear a size 2 there’s no way I’m a 12, this pattern is STUPID!"

-Every non-sewer mom/daughter duo who suddenly wants to sew to make a prom dress.

kerotrigger:

envelcosplay:

SOON.

….Soon.

What could that metallic blue splat be for?  IDK yet…  But I have ideas. :D ….SOMETHING SHINY.

One of us… One of us…

Soon, my child.  Soon. :3

SOON.

….Soon.

What could that metallic blue splat be for?  IDK yet…  But I have ideas. :D ….SOMETHING SHINY.

jemmalep said: hi there! I just came across the photos of your beautiful princess mononoke cosplay and I was wondering if I could trouble you and ask where you got your shoes from? that's the only part I'm having trouble with! thank you~

Hello! :D  And thank you!

They are actually just ballet flats inside.  I made suede shoe/boot covers that slip over them and used some khaki twill tape to wrap up around them for the ties.  These particular shoe covers were pretty easy since they didn’t have to be perfectly fitted, as hers are rumply and gathered. :)  This is a good tutorial to use for ideas.  For San of course, they won’t have to be super fitted.  Hope this helps!

http://mostflogged.deviantart.com/art/Sewingstuck-Bootcover-Tutorial-365993214

Photos by BGZ Studios

I only have two photos of this costume…  Even here, over a year later.  But damn if they aren’t really nice photos. ;o;

I really need to finish this up and wear it again!

Cosplay Contest Comment #1

cosplayreverie:

Too many times, I see contestants, friends of contestants, and audience members bashing the judges of cosplay contests saying that the judges are “stupid” or “unqualified” or “blind” when a costume deemed unworthy by spectators has been awarded.

While on a rare occasion a contest is unfortunate…

lady-ava-cosplay:

Welcome to the Lady Ava is Selling Off Costumes Post because Money is super tight right now and I just got screwed over by a commissionee. All of these costumes are for sale and have links below to my costrade site. All sizing and shipping information is available on there. If you have any questions, please feel free to message me. 

Starting from the top:

Fluttershy Convertible Gala dress: $300 (Two Costumes In One!) https://costrader.com/items/fluttershy-convertible-day-gala-dress

Twilight Sparkle Gala Dress: $180 https://costrader.com/items/twilight-sparkle-gala-dress-from

Rainbow Dash Jacket: $40 https://costrader.com/items/rainbow-dash-from-my-little

Priestess Rao from Okami: $120  https://costrader.com/items/priestess-rao-from-okami-new

Sheryl Nome (End of Triangle movie costume): $100  https://costrader.com/items/sheryl-nome-end-of-triangle

Miku (bellydancer outfit) from Project Diva 2: $80  https://costrader.com/items/hatsune-miku-from-project-diva

Fai (fire kimono) from Tsubasa: $180 https://costrader.com/items/fai-d-flowright-from-tsubasa

Alto (SMS Jacket) from Macross Frontier: $70  https://costrader.com/items/alto-saotome-sms-uniform-from

Dark Mousy (Manga version) from D.N.Angel: $100   https://costrader.com/items/dark-mousy-manga-version-from

Lilith from Beatmania: $120 https://costrader.com/items/lilith-from-beatmania

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Shoot me a message. <3

I have seen this lady’s wonderful stuff in person, these prices are a steal for her work!

(via feytaline-loves)

I made a new tutorial!  Full size version on my DeviantArt!  :)  I finally decided to make this after a few inquiries as to how I did those veins.  Enjoy!
Full size Version:
http://envelcosplay.deviantart.com/art/Putting-Raised-Designs-in-Fleece-Tutorial-472704875

I made a new tutorial!  Full size version on my DeviantArt!  :)  I finally decided to make this after a few inquiries as to how I did those veins.  Enjoy!

Full size Version:

http://envelcosplay.deviantart.com/art/Putting-Raised-Designs-in-Fleece-Tutorial-472704875

sidifer said: Hi! I loved your tira costume. However I only came across one of your posts. I really want to make my own tira outfit and was wondering what all you needed to do yours? It looked fab! X

Thank you!  However, that is an extremely vague question.  All of my construction notes are right here, they should answer your questions.  :)

http://www.acparadise.com/acp/display.php?c=77889