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

Knitters Gonna Knit

Alright guys.  If you remember, I'm working on an Eowyn cosplay for Jubilee, my 8-year old.  After a lot of research and good advice, I think I've decided on a stitch and a yarn I want to use for my chainmail.  I was considering a stockinette variation for a sort of scaly pattern, but, really, … Continue reading Knitters Gonna Knit

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

Animal Crossing Cosplay Aprons

Hey guys!  Aprons are done!  Aren't you impressed?  You should be.  If you remember, I had a heck of a time trying to find fabric; large print pink gingham and green gingham, like so: After much wailing, gnashing of teeth, shopping online, and getting my steps in at various fabric stores, my rockstar MIL found … Continue reading Animal Crossing Cosplay Aprons

Sable Able Cosplay Update

This is just a quick update to show you guys Penelope's Sable Able Cosplay. Cute, huh?  She REALLY looks like an Ewok, but I guess once I add in the apron and freckles and everything, it won't be quite so...Ewok-y. The biggest problem is how much this kid moves.  It was hard to get an … Continue reading Sable Able Cosplay Update

Mabel Able Cosplay Progress

After spending an afternoon or two on Sam Danger's Invader Zim mask, I took and break and started on Mabel and Sable for Jubilee and Penelope, using an Amiibo as a model.   I started by doing the ears.  I got headbands, and drew the ear shape out on some poster board and hot glued … Continue reading Mabel Able Cosplay Progress