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Unread 03-15-2012, 03:10 PM   #50086
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I kind of want to perform a skit in masquerade at Anime Expo now.
This is what happens when I'm on a Princess Tutu high at the same time as iDOLM@STER.
Ooh, maybe I'll make an iDOLM@STER costume as my fourth costume! That way my toes don't have to die for more than two days....

But I would hate to just...randomly dance. I need a story, and I need a way to nicely record audio. That's not that big of a problem, though, but a story....
Well, needless to say, I'm watching Princess Tutu while making my graphic organizer for anatomy tonight.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 05:07 PM   #50087
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Why does the waiting time for wigs/other cosplay stuff feel like forever? I want my wigs nooooooow.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 07:05 PM   #50088
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Currently trying to fix a curly wig of mine so that I can sell it. I've never dealt with trying to re-curl a wig before, if it goes successfully I'll put it in the market place. If It's become a shitty nappy mess of a mess then I'll just let it gather dust in my closet or just flat iron it all out. I've gotten the extension pony tail untangled but now the main faire needs to be fixed as well.
What blows my fucking mind? I let my friend wear it for only...3 hours at a convention. He returned it in the piece of shit stage it's in now. All of my rage. How could you do so much damage in three ever lovin' hours? What were you even doing?
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Unread 03-15-2012, 07:39 PM   #50089
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Finally figured out why my first lapel turned out kinda wonky. I might redo it after making the hat just to see if I can get it closer to my second one in terms of flatness and whatnot. In the meantime, one more edge to slipstitch and both will be ready to go on the dress itself tomorrow. Then it's onto the "bustle button" and the hat and the tacking of the stars and this thing will be ready!
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Unread 03-15-2012, 08:10 PM   #50090
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Bought some wig caps and hairpins, plus a wig stand. This is what happens when I don't cosplay for a few years; I have to re-buy all the things I lost.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 09:20 PM   #50091
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Efforts, there is hope
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Unread 03-15-2012, 09:30 PM   #50092
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Despite the fact I am well aware that Belle's yellow ballgown, in just that; it's not worn outside, I really want to make it, fly to B.C, and the UBC campus, find that path behind the Museum of Anthropology overlooking the ocean and the mountains and run up the hill singing:

"I want adventure in the great, wide somewhere!" o___O; Because it would only be epic in my mind.

On a more practical note. I made a strip of box pleats. They are not awful. Progress has been made.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 09:43 PM   #50093
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I am SO nervous about sewing my own costumes that Ive had literal nightmares about it.
I have never sewn anything in my life, but I do have my grandmother who will teach me and help me out with the cosplay (even if she doesnt understand it xD lol)
But still. I have to start from scratch and I hope to have enough money to actually do this. Providing I dont have a job (yet) I only have about $400 to work with. Will I be able to make do with that? I hope so. It all depends if I screw up and have to start over... that would suck.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 10:32 PM   #50094
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I finally got my sewing machine threaded! I can sew my costume pieces now! T__T Joy~!
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Unread 03-15-2012, 10:46 PM   #50095
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Melfina's mantle discs are nearly done! My model magic got a few cracks during the drying process, so I'm just gonna throw a layer of gesso on them tomorrow. Then when they're dry, I'll spray them sealed and one less thing to worry about! All I need is a tie... I also need to learn how to tie a tie. >.>
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Unread 03-15-2012, 10:56 PM   #50096
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Tomorrow is my first convention and I'm skipping school for it. Three years ago I'd be stoked out of my mind, but right now I'd almost rather go to school. xD I'm just not into it as I used to be. I'm making my friend's cosplay, it's midnight, the con is tomorrow, and I'm still not done. AAH! Also, I need to learn how to sew sleeves. (Didn't have a pattern. Cut out the correct shape, just ended up sewing it on and hoping for the best. Meh.)
Perhaps it's because it's a smaller convention, but I'm just not that excited. I should be sewing right now, but I'm on cosplay.com. And I want to sleep. I realize that I'm rambling. Blaaah.
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Unread 03-15-2012, 11:20 PM   #50097
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Hellsing patch and Rose shoes came in today. Slightly less nervous about my rapidly approaching deadline. I only have time to work on the weekends, though. D:
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Unread 03-15-2012, 11:39 PM   #50098
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Tomorrow is my first convention and I'm skipping school for it. Three years ago I'd be stoked out of my mind, but right now I'd almost rather go to school. xD I'm just not into it as I used to be. I'm making my friend's cosplay, it's midnight, the con is tomorrow, and I'm still not done. AAH! Also, I need to learn how to sew sleeves. (Didn't have a pattern. Cut out the correct shape, just ended up sewing it on and hoping for the best. Meh.)
Perhaps it's because it's a smaller convention, but I'm just not that excited. I should be sewing right now, but I'm on cosplay.com. And I want to sleep. I realize that I'm rambling. Blaaah.
Whoa, be careful! Sleeves are trickier to sew than you might think! Western styled sleeves, anyways. If you're unsure, please look up tutorials on youtube (there are a TON), if not, you'll end up with some wonky sleeves! D:
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Unread 03-16-2012, 12:44 AM   #50099
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GAH kawaii kon is tomorrow and...I'm still sewing my cosplay... I have 10 hours...I can so do this. hopefully. I still need to cut some stuff crap.
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Unread 03-16-2012, 02:32 AM   #50100
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Made some major cosplay changes and things are going somewhat smoothly.. Let's hope they stay that way. Since it's technically March 16.. my con is tomorrow! How exciting.. for some reason, I'm really nervous to be debuting Riku. I feel like I'm gonna do him wrong or act terribly out of character or something. ;_; But I'm not going to get frazzled...
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