Category Archive: Costume

Apr 14

An old fart, a hot Russian skater, and a genderbent sword

So the current plans for the fall stand as this.  Mikazuki Munechika – Touken Ranbu. 98% complete. Just need to remake the gloves. Apparently now that I can make gloves I’ll end up making a pair every year.  Victor Nikiforov – Yuuri!!! on Ice. Warm up suit. 90%. Need to redo the pants, the manufacturer …

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Jul 18

SnK – Survey Corps

I’m working on a group cosplay, from Attack on Titan. At the moment I have no idea who I am, so I’m just picking up the core pieces to the costume. And honestly I haven’t watched the show, I only know the things posted on tumblr and some basic plot for the series. As its …

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Oct 18

Tutorial – Kili’s Tunic

Tah dah! I present the much sought…   Kili Tunic Tutorial!   Well, more people were looking for a pattern, and that I don’t have. ;_;   (ooops, looks like i forgot the link, fixed)

Oct 07

Bilbo Shirt & Vest & Ears – Done

I’ve been bad about updating here, though if you follow me on Tumblr or Twitter you probably have seen these already. Shirt done and suspenders bought, and although you won’t see them it didn’t feel right to the costume to skip them. I’m still looking for a suitable material to make the ascot, but I …

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Sep 28

Tutorial – Scale Armor

Follow to the tutorial on making Scale Armor!

Aug 20

Kili Costume Tutorials?

I’ve noticed a considerable amount of traffic looking for tutorials and patterns for the Kili costume. I’ve been thinking about putting a few together. If I do, is there anything in particular that people would like to see? Please feel free to leave a comment here or message me at any of the social media …

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Aug 09

This is me screaming internally

So I made it up to the last day of Boston Comic Con with the costume mostly done, though I’m still not happy with the coat and I never got the embroidery. And I had to be talked down by Kitsune and Sticky over probably more than a dozen emails, I was convinced beyond a …

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Jul 17

Kili Boots – Complete

Done! And look pretty good I think, for having no bloody clue what I was doing. Roughed out with scrap white fabric and a couple of goofy sketches. Then closed my eyes and went for it.

Jun 23

Kili Bow – Complete

The repaint of the bow is complete! I had debated doing a full mod to make it look more like the movie version, but in the end I needed to maintain the ability to break the bow down into parts as I fly to most of my conventions. Unpainted, straight out of the packaging. Black, …

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Jun 03

Kili Sword – Complete

So I got my sword today! I had it shipped to work as the cost (the sword and the international shipping) left me a bit concerned with chance it might be left on my doorstep and the weather has been less than stellar lately. It’s latex with a fiberglass core, so nice and light.  

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