Armor pre-paint

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

New Workspace

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

Cosplay Contest – A Comedy of Errors

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

Salt Lake Comic Con 2017

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

Our First Comic Con, Plus a Giveaway!

Update: A winner for the Salt Lake Comic Con Saturday pass has been chosen and contacted.  Check your email to see if you're the winner! We moved to Salt Lake City the summer of 2014.  Almost immediately, I started looking up geek things to do with my geeky little family, and one of the first … Continue reading Our First Comic Con, Plus a Giveaway!

Sable and Mabel Able – Finished Cosplay

Here are Jubilee and Penelope's finished Animal Crossing cosplays for Salt Lake Comic Con, this September 21-23.  I know, I know, it's a bit early, but I wanted to get them finished before we leave town to go to my Mom's wedding last weekend, and give it a bit of time to tweak if I … Continue reading Sable and Mabel Able – Finished Cosplay