Dyeing!

(Mis)adventures in dyeing! – Take two

Not one to give up so easily, I’ve gone through dying my coveralls again. This time using Dylon in Olive green. (Btw I purchased it at JoAnn for $2.99 per pack). Attempt #2 – Dylon Olive Green I used two packets of dye mixed in a stock pot with 8 tablespoons of iodized salt. I…

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…