This won't be a long update. Just a quick note to say that Jubilee won first place in the Youth Category at Salt Lake Gaming Con. I've gone over our scores and comments from the judges, and Jubilee's stage performance got very high scores (easy when you're 9 years old, haha). Actually, we did pretty … Continue reading Eowyn Cosplay debut at Salt Lake Gaming Con 2018
I say it's the end result, but in reality, there are a few things left to tweak. I have some fabric I bought for a cloak, and the sword sheath needs a strap, but other than that, for all intents and purposes, Jubilee's Eowyn Dernhelm Cosplay is finished! We are both rather pleased with the … Continue reading Eowyn Cosplay – The End Result
Thanks to my personal seamstress, my mother-in-law Debbie, the majority of the "leather" armor is assembled. There's not a lot of pictures of the process, it was pretty much just a lot of measuring and sewing and such, but it took the both of us a few hours today and a few yesterday to finish. … Continue reading Armor pre-paint
The more complicated our cosplays become, the more space we seem to need. Storage space, work space, etc. Two weeks before every con, my kitchen island is overtaken by props, paint, and pieces of clothing. We needed a different solution. We had two choices: move to new place with a dedicated workspace, or carve out … Continue reading New Workspace
Jubilee really wanted to enter the Cosplay Contest this year with Penny in their Mabel and Sable costumes. There was no youth category and I knew the competition would be pretty fierce, but I told her I'd sign her up for the online submission portion, but not to be surprised if that's as far as … Continue reading Cosplay Contest – A Comedy of Errors
You know what they say about best laid plans and all that, right? Well, I had a plan for this SLCC, I had each day planned, and I was going to do EVERYTHING. And then a week before SLCC17, my brother-in-law had a spontaneous lung collapse. I flew out Saturday to KC to help my … Continue reading Salt Lake Comic Con 2017
My husband swears he's going to "fix" Sam Danger's Zim mask, but as far as I'm concerned, this is D-U-N, done. Sam Danger and I are both happy with it. Pitiful humans!