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Unread 08-10-2012, 11:30 AM   #53686
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Whilst looking through the clothes my mom's friend gave us, I found a black pleated skirt *le flail* it looks like a school skirt, and it's my size. Now, what to use it for....Or I could bleach it and dye it a certain color, is that hard to do though?
Yeah, it's hard -- and may give you very inconsistent results. I'd just leave it black.

Uggggggh, woke up yesterday with my neck and shoulders locked and in screaming pain. A trip to my chiropractor and a bunch of gel ice patches and Icy Hot cream seem to have helped, but this probably means no embroidery for several days ... and probably no cleaning or anything this weekend. FAIL. >_<
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Unread 08-10-2012, 11:41 AM   #53687
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Dang it, I thought the rain would mean the trains wouldn't run and I would be free to work on cosplay today. Nope. >_> Oh well, I don't really have much left to work on anyway without another trip to Joanns which I might be going to tomorrow with my friends...maybe.

I also realized I almost have everything for Death Scythe. 0_0 The only thing I don't have is her trenchcoat and well, scythe. Those pieces won't take long at all, I know that. Dang it, I cannot add her back onto my list. I'm already booked solid for cons next year. >_< I'm already having difficulty figuring out where to wear Pascal and Tamaki.
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Unread 08-10-2012, 12:43 PM   #53688
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Just had a funny idea. Since I plan on meeting John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness at Fan Expo.in two weeks and that I plan on making a latex mask for Igor in the near future, maybe I should make a mask of the Face of Boe?
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Unread 08-10-2012, 12:53 PM   #53689
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Dragon*Con memberships are still available right now. http://dragoncon.org/members.php - not exactly the cheapest convention in the world to go to at the last minute, but I've been jealously following prep for it on Tumblr and through friends who are going this year. It could be well worth it, with that guest list and some of the freaking amazing costumes I've seen in prep for it.

Hard part is going to be finding a hotel room in the area without breaking the bank. There are still some overflow rooms available, as of my last "but I wanna goooooo" check of the website.

Honestly, if you can go, I hear it's an absolute blast... if not, it'll be the same place, same time next year, and it gives you a whole year to plan and obsess And pre-registration for it opens up in early September, with really low rates.
Well that's good to know that there are still tickets! Hotel and ticket would not be a problem, it's the cost of the plane ride that may be an issue. Lol
But maybe I'll just plan for next year, I'm already planning to go to SDCC next year so why not add Dragon*Con so I can have a summer of epic cons to go to next year
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Unread 08-10-2012, 05:15 PM   #53690
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So, my new core costume lineup for 2013 is pretty much set.

Kaito - Max Factory [Vocaloid]
Sebastian Michaelis - Demon Form [Kuroshitsuji]
Folken Fanel - Black Winged Angel [Escaflowne]

All wings. I'm milking it!

Max Factory Kaito is possibly the most ambitious project I've ever had. It'll have wings and mechanical parts and EL Wires/LED. Completely made from scratch and rule breaking...
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Unread 08-10-2012, 05:22 PM   #53691
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Finished Orphen season two. It was a good series, and the ending didn't suck, so now I'm even more excited to cosplay Hartia at New York Comic Con.

Though I'm starting to get frustrated because I can't find my Tower of Fang Necklace. I had it last week when I was taking Hartia pictures and now I have no idea where it is.
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Unread 08-10-2012, 10:47 PM   #53692
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So I asked my friend about comissioning Koromaru for me and she said she will try. ^_^ So happy and excited for that since I love the plushies she makes.

Also, I'm thinking about switching from Pascal to school uniform Cheria. It will be much easier on me and I just need a wig to complete that. Although, I have been looking around online and finding a wig with a short clip on ponytail in a raspberry/rose pink seems to be impossible. Either the color doesn't come with a clip on or the ponytails are really long. >_<

EDIT: After looking around a bit more, I found this wig. The color is perfect and the ponytails aren't SUPER long. The price tag though. >_> And I'm not sure if the ponytails are moveable or not. 0_o
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Unread 08-10-2012, 11:42 PM   #53693
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For a beginner I really screwed up my first cosplay adventure. First off..I live on $20 every two weeks so i was so stupid to think I could even afford commissions or wigs. Second I choosed the wrong ppl to cosplay! Everyone i picked had big warning signs of being expensive even if i tried to do their cosplay cheapy. Third and Final My dream con my first con i wanted to go to..I can't go no more cause the tickets cost too much and no one will take me no more. My family tells me this cosplay stuff is stupid and I need to focus on reality...for 15yrs of my life they allowed me to dress up for halloween but when i want to do it for a convention where ppl do it all the time they laugh at me and cut my allowance in half so i cant buy nothing..this sucks..
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Unread 08-10-2012, 11:45 PM   #53694
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ARGH. So I crashed my bike yesterday, this my first day being able to bike to work since the flu knocked me flat. How this relates to cosplay?

I'm going to a mini-con tomorrow.

And I think I sprained my ankle. It was okay yesterday. I was able to complete my ride home and walk a little bit, but today I can barely put any weight on it at all. ARGH.
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....well actually, RICE! You know, the classic rest, ice, compress, elevate thing. Obviously it won't be completely better tomorrow but you could at least try and keep the damage down. And unfortunately tomorrow you might not be able to do too much walking, but at least it's possible to pose with most of your weight on one leg....

I'm pretty happy. My dad ordered two wigs from Arda for my birthday! But it's a little sad that my entire birthday wishlist is cosplay stuff. And most of that "cosplay stuff" is rhinestones which are MAD EXPENSIVE. I still need to tell my mom which fabric to order...
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Unread 08-11-2012, 12:18 AM   #53695
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Well that's good to know that there are still tickets! Hotel and ticket would not be a problem, it's the cost of the plane ride that may be an issue. Lol
But maybe I'll just plan for next year, I'm already planning to go to SDCC next year so why not add Dragon*Con so I can have a summer of epic cons to go to next year
Awesome - if you do go next year, I'll have to keep an eye out for you. Your costumes are amazing


I keep having ideas for costumes. I already have a list of costumes I want to do that will last me for years. I really don't need more. And yet, now I'm drafting up an idea for a Nyan Cat Ball gown.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 12:38 AM   #53696
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Trying to figure out which wigs to get during the second part of Arda's sale. I know I'm getting my Duke Devlin wig, but I can't decide on whether to get Friagne or Faust VIII as well.

Oh well, I can always get whichever I don't choose at AUSA.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 12:51 AM   #53697
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....well actually, RICE! You know, the classic rest, ice, compress, elevate thing. Obviously it won't be completely better tomorrow but you could at least try and keep the damage down. And unfortunately tomorrow you might not be able to do too much walking, but at least it's possible to pose with most of your weight on one leg....
Yeah, that's what the doctor said when I went today. I just wish they had crutches to loan. I decided I'm still going; it's good chance to see old friends, and I'm doing a panel. Fortunately, it IS a small con, so there's not much walking to do. I can also try to pose with the wrapped ankle behind me. Fortunately for the costume I'm wearing (the one in my avatar), the exposed leg with the butterfly tattoo is my good leg.

Also fortunately, the tattoo is painted on dance tights. 'Cause yeah, I just noticed I got a bunch of bruises out of the crash too.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 01:22 AM   #53698
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Damn it, why is it so impossible to find black embroidery floss in this neighborhood? I need just ONE skein; I thought I had enough but my last skein is so old it's disintegrating while I stitch, so I obviously can't keep using it. It's literally ALL I need to finish this pillowcase I'm making. But no store at all in my area that doesn't require a 45-minute or more bus ride has any embroidery floss. Dollar stores don't carry it anymore, the hardware store has some sewing and knitting supplies but no embroidery floss, no crafting or sewing stores in the area despite downtown being a hotpot of shitty overpriced artisan wares... and I'm not wasting $5 of bus fare and half my day to go and buy ONE $1.50 skein at Michael's or Fabricland.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 10:37 AM   #53699
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Hopefully going to JoAnns with my friends today. I need to pick up a long zipper so I can finally get Camellia Luka out of my sight as well as more embroidery thread for myself and possibly satin for the fabric flowers I need to make.
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Unread 08-11-2012, 11:42 AM   #53700
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