Dye bath

More (mis)adventures in dyeing!

You think after the last fiasco (read: Carrie Kelley lens tinting) I would stop that nonsense. Apparently I’m a glutton for punishment and feel a NEED to dye ridiculous things! sigh Anyway… This time, I’m dying a pair of coveralls. Specifically, a new set of Kaylee coveralls. Let’s get to it… The coveralls are “Big Bill” brand…

Finished at last!!!

Dragon*Con Progress – Aug 4th

I’ve been consistently working on costumes for Dragon*Con – and while I’m still not finished, I’ve made significant progress. New Costumes for Dragon*Con Luna Lovegood (HPHBP) This one is finished, aside from acquiring socks. I’m also waiting on the hair extension that matches one of my Arda wigs (Ferrari in Ash Blonde).          …

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Surviving at Dragon*Con

Following my Pre-Planning post…We’re 30-ish days from Dragon Con, and this may be your first year going! Never to fret, Dragon is the most nerd-friendly place! Get ready to hang out with 60,000 of your closest (new) friends! Labor Day weekend in Atlanta is busy – and HOT. There are several things going on in…

luggage stuffing

Dragon*Con Packing List

General – Dragon*Con Packing List Costumes: List each costume and pieces for it. I actually have a spreadsheet of this I do yearly. Wigs and wig caps Accessories Wig stand and styling tools Shoes Props Clothes: Shirts Pants / shorts Underoos Socks Comfy shoes PJs Toiletries: Shampoo / conditioner Deodorant Body wash Loofa Makeup remover…

The Age of Handouts?

Crowdfunding Cosplay? Are you Serious?

Now before you guys start flaming my PERSONAL blog with your comments, please remember that this is again, MY personal blog and rant. This is a general response to Maya Dinerstein’s article titled “Crowdfunding Cosplay” – which can be found via the link. Costuming and cosplay is an expensive hobby. A VERY expensive hobby. I don’t know any costumer…