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Unread 06-24-2013, 05:04 PM   #60826
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I got my new Ciel costume in today! It's wonderful, despite being a bit difficult to maneuver in at times ^^; But that's my own fault. Unfortunately, it also seems any skill I had in cosplaying Ciel has gone out the window, so no good pictures of it in action right now. It's also probably going to be too warm to wear to Seishun, so I'm probably going to throw together a last minute casual Grell to wear instead.
On that note, I learned we had some modeling clay lying around and made some skulls for my Grell glasses! And they look much better now Though I started watching Soul Eater as well and now..kind of really want to cosplay Soul seeing as I've wanted to make his scythe arm for the longest time and already have the teeth to wear with him. I made a little prototype, but I'm not actually sure what materials to use for the real thing. The only one I've seen in action used sheet plastic, but I've got no idea how easy it would be to work with that. I've also been considering cardboard, but I'm kind of notorious for not being able to craft with cardboard to save my life (I always end up bending it at one point or another).
Agh, decisions, decisions. At least it's something to keep me busy.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 05:22 PM   #60827
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Vanellope skirt uneven..pleats are uneven...con in 10 days...can I cry now?
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Unread 06-24-2013, 05:44 PM   #60828
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A sudden decision, I think I'm going to Dragon*Con. What do I be?! Should I start work early on The Once-ler? It needs to be pretty compact because I might be flying. (I'd rather drive >_<) Or maybe I can ship it to my friend who can bring it to me. lol I'm so excited.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 06:31 PM   #60829
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Well, I finished Shion. So that means I'll start working on Jane again after Cosplacon this weekend.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 06:53 PM   #60830
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Hoping to get back into cosplay; I've been MIA for a few months. Assuming I can scrounge up a few bucks I'll be going to Kintoki-Con next month in a previously done cosplay because God knows I don't have the money to make a new one. Will hopefully be going as FF X-2 Thief Rikku but WITH AN ACTUAL BLONDE WIG THIS TIME HOLY MOTHER OF FUCK.

Is it weird that I'm hoping I'll have to do some touch-up work on the sleeves? Hand sewing little things like that is comforting to me. Sigh.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 07:41 PM   #60831
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My cosplay costume I ordered shipped yesterday finally. Seller was waiting for the swords I needed to get done before shipping, but the company was taking a while. Luckily I have 2 swords I can use in place even if they aren't as nice. Can't wait!
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Unread 06-24-2013, 08:35 PM   #60832
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Hoping to get back into cosplay; I've been MIA for a few months. Assuming I can scrounge up a few bucks I'll be going to Kintoki-Con next month in a previously done cosplay because God knows I don't have the money to make a new one. Will hopefully be going as FF X-2 Thief Rikku but WITH AN ACTUAL BLONDE WIG THIS TIME HOLY MOTHER OF FUCK.

Is it weird that I'm hoping I'll have to do some touch-up work on the sleeves? Hand sewing little things like that is comforting to me. Sigh.
Nah it's not weird. Attention to detail is an admirable trait - especially for cosplay.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 09:22 PM   #60833
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I have all the parts to start assembling my final parts.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 08:23 AM   #60834
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I have laid out everything I need to do to finish my Poison Ivy costume, and I'm in an "OMG FREAKOUT" mode for Otakon.

Honestly, it shouldn't be as bad as my brain makes it out to be, but damn...
-Still have no "undies" to go over the tights
-Need to finish leaf application to the base (at about 50% now, but that took 8-12 hours, and was a simpler section)
-Need to actually construct the means to get in/out of the costume (easily enough adjusted by myself to go to the bathroom and stuff as well)
-Waiting for my tights from We Love Colors to ship so that I can attempt the gradient dye process and know whether I need to order the matching flats (I have a backup option, but may end up buying the matching flats and the backup option stuff anyways)
-Need to construct the flower/leaf/vine "bustle" arrangement
-Need to clean up my wig and test to see if it needs any trimming

I have 44 days until my group leaves to get all that done, plus makeup testing for my Joker costume, AND helping my boyfriend and his friend with their costumes that'll go with my Joker.

Holy butts, I can feel the stress, ha ha.

TL;DR I have what feels like a ton to do, and I'm freaking all the outs even though I rationally know that if I try to do a little bit each day it'll be done soon. :P
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Unread 06-25-2013, 09:29 AM   #60835
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Ugh...finding people to fill up this hotel room for Otakon is TOUGH! Even with the post here, barely anyone is responding...I wonder if I'm leaving anything out...or maybe people are just being picky...

And I'm REALLY wanting to get some preview pics of this awesome Canada cosplay. Murr! Why does my crappy camera have to be crappy? And I wish I could find a way to make my phone stand up on its own...if I could, I could use that as a temporary solution...that or having a dependable friend would help as well...
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Unread 06-25-2013, 10:41 AM   #60836
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Friend asked if I'd do the recent-chapters version of Unohana for an August shoot. Hey, look, a costume that shouldn't be affected by me shrinking! Gonna have to redo a couple of bits, but the important thing is no more evil wig of strangulation. I am all over this idea.

Plus, I finally have an excuse to remake that sword ... XD
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Unread 06-25-2013, 12:27 PM   #60837
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Oh my gosh! Am I seeing this right?! My Amu wig is in Los Angeles?! Does this mean I get to see it before I leave to AX?! 8'D
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Unread 06-25-2013, 01:07 PM   #60838
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OMG I'M SOOO STRESSED! I have less than 30 days to finish my cosplay and I've barely started! I planned on starting 3 months before the con because this time I would not sit up late sewing in the hotel room but I guess this time is no different. -__-

On the bright side, I have 3 weeks vacation now but on the not so bright side, I only have one day before my bf comes and after that we pretty much have stuff planned the rest of my vacation. Uhuhu the final week before the con I probably wont have time for sleep at all ;__;

WHY DO I DO THIS EVERY TIME?!! WHYYYY!?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:16 PM   #60839
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I love it when EMS shipping is only a dollar more then china airmail~ XD Yay I should be geting it next week. ^^ or maybe even on Saturday. lol I'm so happy and I only have one wig in the order. (Usually isn't the case with me...I <3 wigs)

Though, I'm probably not going to have any other progress today. Kinda busy. T_T
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Unread 06-25-2013, 02:31 PM   #60840
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I'm almost definitely going to cosplay Soul Eater..now the struggle is whether to try to hone prop-building and wig-styling abilities for Soul or whether to try my hand at learning some sewing abilities for Crona (sewing parts of his outfit as well as a Ragnarok plushie)
Hmph..I'm honestly not really sure. x-x I probably have some cardboard if I want to try using that to make the scythe arm for Soul, and I MIGHT have enough leftover fabric to make a mockup of Ragnarok using this tutorial..I just need something to kill time over the summer, now, and I've got decisions. Though if I do decide to sew up a Ragnarok it's going to be hand-sewn. I definitely don't trust myself with a machine on this :T
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