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Unread 02-11-2013, 10:11 PM   #57586
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Maybe it was a summer weigh synthetic? I dunno.
But Kenshin's kimono is pink-ish in the anime so it's not all off...
The thinness I can live with, especially since I'll be wearing a juban. It actually works out better because I live in a place where it is perpetually summer, and if there's one thing I can claim to hate it's heat. It's the lightness of the red that bothers me. I don't want it to look pink with a juban. D: My mother insists I try dying it and refuses to acknowledge that synthetics don't like to take dye. Before I do anything with it, however, she's insisting I take it to my great aunt for judgement. Maybe it can be a more saturated red yet, if I can find a good poly dye.

Either way, if it doesn't work out, I'll just use it until I get a more saturated red (and hopefully I'll have a less color confused montior too!). Heck, I can even go under the excuse that I'm doing a mix of all the Kenshins - manga, anime and live action movie since the first kimono Live Kenshin wears is a super faded red-orangey thing.

EDIT: Actually, given the fact that it hasn't wrinkled, I'm pretty positive it's poly, which means it's dyable... Yeah, I can work with this. I'll edit it accordingly, use the scrap fabric I have from the hem to test how much dye I'll need and then test how the color looks over the juban. ... I'll just need to do this within two weeks after my theater work is done.

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Unread 02-11-2013, 10:42 PM   #57587
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I have the sudden urge to re-watch Vampire Knight all over again! x3 Why I have not cosplayed Yuki yet is beyond me O.O Now I kinda wanna have my niece cosplay as Yuki when she was a child xD
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Unread 02-11-2013, 11:01 PM   #57588
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I need to meet more local cosplayers. I need a group, man. Having a cosplay partner just isn't doing it for me.
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Unread 02-11-2013, 11:56 PM   #57589
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Really bummed about having to miss a studio photo shoot.....but oh well.
Just means more time on working on other things for next time I guess.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 12:16 AM   #57590
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A little worried about how the weather is going to be this Saturday when I go to Anime Milwaukee...please don't snow!!!! Also running around outside in shorts and sandals when it's freezing outside once again XD
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Unread 02-12-2013, 12:16 AM   #57591
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Unread 02-12-2013, 12:25 AM   #57592
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I can't wait to order the shirt I need for Alpha Jade... just need to find an inexpensive one online (or maybe in a sports store, if I'm lucky) Also, I need to get that fabric for her 3AM Dress. I'm planning to make a super long train! (If I can figure out how to, of course)
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Unread 02-12-2013, 01:35 AM   #57593
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So much sanding. 0_o

But Richter's Sol (the axe/sickle thingy) is looking really, really good.

On one side. *headdesk*

Fortunately I have until Fanime...
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Unread 02-12-2013, 03:02 AM   #57594
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Cut my Seymour fabric! I had cut it bigger because I didn't know if it would shrink from having to dye it. Which is did, so I'm so glad I thought to cut it big.

So Wednesday, I'll can start sewing it and this weekend I'm going to go borrow my friends air brush to paint on the design!~
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Unread 02-12-2013, 05:24 AM   #57595
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Hoping no one else cancels their shoot for Katsucon and that the weather is nice (at least nice for lighting)
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Unread 02-12-2013, 06:50 AM   #57596
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The thinness I can live with, especially since I'll be wearing a juban. It actually works out better because I live in a place where it is perpetually summer, and if there's one thing I can claim to hate it's heat. It's the lightness of the red that bothers me. I don't want it to look pink with a juban. D: My mother insists I try dying it and refuses to acknowledge that synthetics don't like to take dye. Before I do anything with it, however, she's insisting I take it to my great aunt for judgement. Maybe it can be a more saturated red yet, if I can find a good poly dye.

Either way, if it doesn't work out, I'll just use it until I get a more saturated red (and hopefully I'll have a less color confused montior too!). Heck, I can even go under the excuse that I'm doing a mix of all the Kenshins - manga, anime and live action movie since the first kimono Live Kenshin wears is a super faded red-orangey thing.

EDIT: Actually, given the fact that it hasn't wrinkled, I'm pretty positive it's poly, which means it's dyable... Yeah, I can work with this. I'll edit it accordingly, use the scrap fabric I have from the hem to test how much dye I'll need and then test how the color looks over the juban. ... I'll just need to do this within two weeks after my theater work is done.

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I hope you get the best out of it and that it works out with the possible dyeing and all! If nothing else you can just say you're cosplaying a hybrid version Kenshin, as you said. xD

You can do it!
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Unread 02-12-2013, 08:52 AM   #57597
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Yes! Won the sandals! Now...come to me my pretties! Along with that tie and wig. Seriously. Where are they...

EDIT: While wandering around the internet I stumbled upon this. I saw a video of a girl using it and it looked so cool! It would be great for a scene from Magi involving Morgiana. At the same time...it looks so...thick.
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Unread 02-12-2013, 11:51 AM   #57598
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Leaving again so soon? But I didn't get anything done! D:
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Unread 02-12-2013, 12:17 PM   #57599
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Wondering who I should cosplay next. I'm tempted to finally do a Len cosplay but I'm just.. I dunno super apathetic about it. Need more concs to motivate me, 2 a year just isn't enough! >w<
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Unread 02-12-2013, 12:32 PM   #57600
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Today I tried out contact lenses for the first time.. it sure was an interesting experience! Feels like a whole new world of cosplay accuracy just opened its doors! <3

I wrote about it in my latest blog post if anyone is curious:
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