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Unread 11-13-2012, 02:41 PM   #55516
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Hmm, unexpectedly productive day today! Made my bow for Ministrife!Porrim and replaced the black buttons on my skirt for her for golden ones. Now I just need to find green stockings and finish the belt buckle.

And wow, Hussie, you just introduced an outfit for a character I love I can make mostly with stuff I alredy have!
First basic!-and Ministrife!Porrim, and now Roxy's new outfith from the ACT 6 ACT 4 flash animation. Love and must make, but at the same time...gah my money! ;;>_<;;

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Unread 11-13-2012, 03:05 PM   #55517
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So I was doing my sewing work at my lab in the costume shop at my university. The costume technician then says to me, "Hey, we're having a clothes sale tomorrow, everything's in the girl's dressing room. Go in and see if you can find something that inspires you. If you do, take it, it's yours." So I went and looked around, not thinking I'd find anything because I am of small stature and most of our actors... well, are not.

I ended up finding a blue plaid jumper that, if you can ignore the plaid, will work so well for a Haru (the Cat Returns) cosplay! A few loose stitches on it, but it fits and it's nothing I can't fix. And it was free. Awwwesoooome~
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Unread 11-13-2012, 06:23 PM   #55518
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I'm beginning to think contacts are just outside the realm of possibility for me. Well, colored ones, at least. Even just regular ones will be very expensive and that's just so I can see without my glasses. Crap baskets.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 08:55 PM   #55519
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So I'm on the planning committee for the holiday party, and the theme is Candyland. The HR Generalist is ordering a cape and crown for me to embellish, and we're going to dress the General Manager up as King Kandy.

And because I can't pass up the opportunity, I'm making Queen Frostine's dress, crown, and staff~

Just finished the mockup for the dress today. Took 5 hours to get the fit and shape right. Had to take in about 5 inches from the pattern; I thought I'd put in two extra panels in the bodice, but it was really just that big. D:
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:15 PM   #55520
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Why are you not here yet wig? T_T I was so looking forward to running around while wearing Morgiana. Stupid college and not doing this mail. *grumbles* Also with everyone on my fb posting cosplay stuff, I really want to do something for cosplay but I have to wait until next week. >_< Also need to go to Michaels to buy some paints for various things as well as a dowel for Saber's short sword thing.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 09:34 PM   #55521
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Originally Posted by Xanarcah View Post
I used to say this all the time!

And then one of my friends got into hobbystock racing and spends around $10,000 per car, per season.

I felt a lot better about my bank account after that. o:
Yeah, I spend as much as/more per year on ballet than I do cosplay. More money for lessons per month than I put away for cons, and shoes, tights and leotards are fucking expensive.
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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 11-13-2012, 09:42 PM   #55522
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I just got back my jacket for my Elizabeth cosplay and it looks so good! My boyfriend's aunt did a magnificent job.

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Unread 11-13-2012, 10:01 PM   #55523
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Umm, i think i'll do Birth by Sleep Aqua cosplay someday, she is pretty beautiful~~

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Unread 11-13-2012, 10:31 PM   #55524
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I've been using Avengers as a motivator for all the handsewing I'm doing on my Sabriel cosplay, but it's sort of backfiring. I really, *really* want to cosplay Agent Hill now. ;_;
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Unread 11-13-2012, 10:35 PM   #55525
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Should probably touch up paint some stuff before the con I'm going to next week...Probably do that on Thursday on my day off
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Unread 11-13-2012, 11:07 PM   #55526
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Talked to my friend...and Zangoose is adding to my list. A Zangoose gijinka. A yakuza style Zangoose. It's going to be epic. ^_^ Have most of it designed out except for the claws. I'm trying to figure out what the white coat that yakuzas wear is called so I can find a pattern but I'm not finding anything so far.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 11:13 PM   #55527
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I am officially broke. After I buy my Sailor Mercury tiara and my Asuna wig this week and my Hobbit movie ticket I will be penny-less :P

On a happier note~ I'm going to have my very first photoshoot in December with my friends who invited me to be in their sailor scout group! And I need to finish my niece's Sailor Chibi Moon cosplay and my nephew's Tuxedo Mask cosplay so they can be a part of the photoshoot too!

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Unread 11-14-2012, 12:43 AM   #55528
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I ought to buy some makeup to color my eyebrows silver for an upcoming cosplay. I keep forgetting to, though x_x
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Unread 11-14-2012, 04:15 PM   #55529
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It's been a long time since I've been as inspired as I am now.
It feels good.
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Unread 11-14-2012, 06:25 PM   #55530
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Working on styling Anthy Himemiya's wig, and JESUS MOTHER OF GOD THE CURLS. I ended up following a tutorial the Airily site miraculously had on the specific character (the odds), but eeeegghff... All these bobby pins. When I went to put it for the first view/critique 40% of it came undone with just my delicate shifting and wiggling into it. There has to be a more efficient way of holding these damn ringlets in place.
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