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
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
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
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!
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