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Unread 07-31-2011, 12:07 AM   #40681
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Funny thing, I've made all kinds of fancy stuff, but I've never made my own pants. I plan to remedy that at some point and learn how to sew proper pants (and I need a new pair of pyjama pants anyway), but it still does come across as pretty odd. At least, to me.
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There's a vibe here that says "We're in this together!Through thick and thin fabric! Through cold water washes and burning hot irons! Though we might super glue ourselves to our projects, cut holes/gashes/oh-god-mom's-gonna-kill-me into the dining room table, we will stand strong together. Unless there is a 75% off sale at the Fabric store. Then you're on your own. And get the hell out of my way."<3
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Unread 07-31-2011, 12:37 AM   #40682
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How ironic, indeed! xD at least they can look to you for advice.
there the kind that would rather do it them selves and fail then ask for there little sisters help but the bright side is I finally get to see one of my brothers as Link XD
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Unread 07-31-2011, 12:47 AM   #40683
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Yay~ I'm working on Hayato's vest coat thing. lol Or at least the pattern... I still need to finish Alice's dress though its roughly 80% done? *sweatdrop* gah I want to work on Hayato some more...
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Unread 07-31-2011, 01:44 AM   #40684
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Suppose to be taking a break from making armor but yet I find myself working on the armor from the cover of Fallout New Vegas.

After cutting 34 pages out I have no feeling in my right hand but yet I will probably fold all the pieces so I can have this helm finished by tomorrow evening. I will have this thing finished by the end of August.
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Unread 07-31-2011, 01:53 AM   #40685
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At a birthday party sleepover full of Homestuck fans.

I am now dubbed the Vriska/Davesprite of the group. We had a mob of peeps drawing fanart in one corner.

I also... well. My friend made me Vriska horns out of paper to wear (as my actual horns I haven't finished AND left them at home; derp). They actually looked pretty okay XD Silly enough to be unwearable at a con, but cute enough to wear all day.

We weren't exactly cosplaying, but we were at the same time. Its hard to explain. Except it was fun. And makes me wanna cosplay as Karkat and make a thousand grub plushies and velcro them all over myself.
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Unread 07-31-2011, 03:25 AM   #40686
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Yay! By the end of today, just under half my Hanon cosplay will be complete! I might even be able to start drafting out the pattern for the squishy tube roll thingy she has on her top.
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Unread 07-31-2011, 05:28 AM   #40687
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After looking through various cosplay photos and character art, I got another cosplay idea for another original design for one of my characters... Are you freaking kidding me?! I'm not even done designing my other original outfits yet! >.<
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Unread 07-31-2011, 08:03 AM   #40688
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Hopefully I'm going to get that peachskin today and actually start on this stupid dress! It shouldn't be too hard until I get to the embellishments and electrical stuff. On the other hand, I already have my netting for this petticoat, so I could start that today. But I wanna keep deconstructing this amazing Sleeping Beauty picture and see how hard it would really be to make that dress. Gah! World, stop giving me ideas!
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Unread 07-31-2011, 08:11 AM   #40689
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Going to try and finish up my leo jacket and or pants today. Then I have to test the black dye for them the see if it would work. Yay. Also have to hunt for fake purple jewels which I doubt I will be able to find(i may have to end up using an oval glass bead)...
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Unread 07-31-2011, 08:17 AM   #40690
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Soo,with cosplay ADD you HAVE to work on whatever cosplay strikes your mood at the exact moment that you're in the mood to work on it.Otherwise nothing will get done.The good thing is, you can set aside a cosplay you lose interest in due to said ADD and return to it later when the mood strikes again. Either way,this disease is gonna cost ya,but is still cheaper to live with than,say, alcoholism. But may yet drive you to the same end XD
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Unread 07-31-2011, 09:02 AM   #40691
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Currently, I design them myself using Photoshop and InDesign, and print them on matte cardstock. I'd like to settle on just one or two designs and order a whole bunch online to use for future cons, since it'll be cheaper in the long-run than killing my poor little inkjet printer. "Orz
I also just really like designing these things. I've even made contact cards for a photographer friend of mine. I used to design ads and layout for the newspaper when I was in high school, and it's something that's become my guilty pleasure~
Good luck with your printer! Your cards are always cool, so I had been wondering. (^_^; ) Good luck deciding on a design, since cardstock can be a little expensive.

On my mind about cosplay: Oda Nobunaga's armor... Need to look up armor tutorials... Why did I decide to do this right now... ヽ( ̄д ̄; )ノ=3=3=3
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Unread 07-31-2011, 09:05 AM   #40692
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@Spazmondic -that pretty much sums it up. Hmmm I image that character sounding like the Cookie Monster when he eats. A cookie. :P
Yeah that's how I think it is too. Or just a really low FOOOOOO sound. I know it's 'fuh' but I read it 'Foo' /isaderp
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Unread 07-31-2011, 09:07 AM   #40693
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My Dave wig arrived in 4 days. From Hong Kong to England. Hi, new favourite wig shop. Plus, it's gorgeous. I'm uncertain though... I'm pretty sure it needs cutting but I am not cutting it. Last time I cut a wig a little, it just didn't go well. So I don't really know what to do now.
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Unread 07-31-2011, 09:19 AM   #40694
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So I sewed the top and bottom part of the cosplay together to produce this.

Looks great, and is comfy to wear, wish it wasn't so hard to get on and off (as well as having to do it slowly...Very slowly).
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Unread 07-31-2011, 09:26 AM   #40695
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I just got back from my first con and my first time cosplaying! That was so much fun! I actually saw two people from coscom there.
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