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Unread 06-08-2012, 11:27 PM   #52216
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After looking over the Night Circus photos my friends and I took today, I realized something.

My Marco is making This Face...in every picture.

When I get my wig, I'm going to get her to smile more, because Marco is NOT that stoic around his girlfriend!
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Unread 06-08-2012, 11:39 PM   #52217
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Originally Posted by Marbleyes View Post
I've come to the realization that I have been bit by the cosplay bug. I can't stop thinking of new things to cosplay and then making lists of what I need to get and do.

I'm probably adding two cosplays to my list for Anime Midwest.
I wish I could be hit by a cosplay bug sometimes. I usually find myself unable to think up cosplay ideas.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 06:09 AM   #52218
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I was making a prop for one of my cosplays from wood which requires three complex shapes to be sawed out and glued together. So I first did them by hand and they turned out okayish - I figured I'd glue them together and then sand them because that way you would get them even on the overlapping parts.

Except I accidentally glued them crooked, so I had to toss out maybe 4 hours with a hand figure saw (those things are horrible and keep having to have the sawblade replaced).

So I bought the cheapest possible electric saw I could find. I just finished one of the three complex shapes in under 5 minutes.

My thought now: Electric saws are awesome ^_^
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Unread 06-09-2012, 07:14 AM   #52219
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Originally Posted by Ineedaname9 View Post
Times where life screws you over... My stepdad lost his job, I lost my job, and the government took away my family's food stamps. The only income we have is my mom's disability check. I love cosplay but there is no way I can afford it right now. Ugh just when I ordered my wigs for my cosplays too...

Hopefully, I can get another job and quickly. *sigh* Even if I get a job I can't afford cosplay... I hate bills T_T
Awww, that stinks. Hope you find a job soon.

First day of AnimeNext over! ^_^ Like I thought Gakuko was a pain in the butt to walk around in. Like, if I did not pick up my train I would trip over myself. >_>. However it was fun and I did find out about a Persona photoshoot today at 5 so I have to do a quick change into Minako after the Exorcist photoshoot. My shoulder and left arm are killing me though since I was carrying my heavy purse in my hand(I could not put it on my shoulder due to my sleeves). I'm just hoping it won't slow me down today cause I have a lot of running around to do.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 07:51 AM   #52220
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I want to be able to sew with a machine.

My mum's doing my Pinkie Pie tutu.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 05:35 PM   #52221
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Thinking about doing Thor again for a con in October, but I'm now also thinking of doing the movie version, since he's become more recognizable.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 06:15 PM   #52222
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Just bought part of the fabric for the king's landing maxi dress. Need the contrast panel next. Really should be starting the Lulu dress too...
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Unread 06-09-2012, 07:11 PM   #52223
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Oh god, hand sewing pleather WITH blisters on your fingers already (not from sewing, from a bunch of dirt-shovelling I had to do earlier today). Owww. And the worst part is I've got around another three or four hours of it to do, THEN sewing through thick boots and fur (not faux fur, an actual pelt).
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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 06-09-2012, 08:29 PM   #52224
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Parents are coming to visit and spend 2 nights with me starting Monday. I haven't seen them since early January. o:

But! My spare bedroom's primary use is my cosplay construction room. Which currently looks like a tornado hit it because I was trying to organize my bookshelf and also working on crafty projects for an event at work.

I need to cleeeaaaannnn~ .-.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 11:12 PM   #52225
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Thanks to my lovely friend Mary, I now have a suitable pattern for Riku's black vest. She made it so simple and awesome, I can't wait to get started on it tomorrow. The fabric's all washed so now all I have to do is iron it... progress! ^^
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Unread 06-09-2012, 11:24 PM   #52226
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I am being blessed with my own sewing machine thanks to my grandmother and I also found out I am getting a 100 dollars back from my school this week so that I will be able to go get fabrics and patterns to start on a few simple cosplays.
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Unread 06-10-2012, 03:22 AM   #52227
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There's this one character from LoL that I want to cosplay so bad.. But he's shirtless. Even if I could find a way, I already dislike binding for long period of time so I'd never last in this. BUT HE LOOKS SO COOL. "orz
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Unread 06-10-2012, 11:12 AM   #52228
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Craaaaaaap. I completely forgot to pre-reg for Everfree last night. I REALLY hope their registration is down due to their technical issues and not because they sold out again. OTL
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Unread 06-10-2012, 12:09 PM   #52229
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Got my wig for Zelos and my wig for Maximilian!

And I just realized that I don't have a curling iron to style Maximilian. Derp.
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Unread 06-10-2012, 12:54 PM   #52230
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Originally Posted by Kell-chan View Post
Got my wig for Zelos and my wig for Maximilian!

And I just realized that I don't have a curling iron to style Maximilian. Derp.
If you have a straightening iron you can still curl hair. :3
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