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

Painting Shoes

Let's take a break from our regularly scheduled cosplay update, and talk about my newest project.  It all started when I noticed holes in my Zelda Vans. It was high time to get some new slip-on Vans, amirite?  I went shopping, hit 7 different stores, and I couldn't find anything I liked.  Star Wars Vans? … Continue reading Painting Shoes

The Problem with Chainmail

When I was a teenager, I found a collection of short fantasy stories called, "Chicks in Chainmail."  There was also a sequel, "Chicks 'n Chained Males."  I never read the book, but teenage me thought it was hilarious, and for years a variation of that became my internet handle (the Chainmail one, not the Chained … Continue reading The Problem with Chainmail

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

Utah Renaissance Faire – Review

My husband Cam went to Urgent Care Friday evening after work because of corneal abrasions.  He woke up Saturday in a lot of pain and discomfort, so I decided to get the kids out of the house and let him sit in the dark and listen to Ready Player One on audiobook (narrated by Wil … Continue reading Utah Renaissance Faire – Review