Eowyn Cosplay debut at Salt Lake Gaming Con 2018

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

Eowyn Cosplay – The End Result

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

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