|Cost :||A lot of money|
|Time Taken :||A long time|
Expo (Posted 29th October 2013)
I managed to get everything finished for expo (just). My gloves and boots arrived on the Thursday which was a relief as I was panicking about them a little :/ the glue that I used originally for the pads wasn't strong enough so I had to get my hands on some extra strong stuff the day before to seal the edges which worked really well. I also has to practice the make up on the night before, luckily it didn't turn out to be very complicated and I managed it quite easily in the end: just a little bit of purple eye make up and pink lip gloss.
Expo went really well dispute how tired I was from queuing for such a long time in such a hot costume XP I also couldn't sit down due to the back darts being to big (I will fix this before the next con) I also split the back of the crotch slightly when bending down quickly to grab my train ticket when I dropped it before getting on the replacement bus.
I am now planning to edit any problems that I had with the costume before the next con and finally build the dual sided katana( and practice to get some nice skills) so that I can take it to cons.
Wig & more (Posted 13th October 2013)
Had my wig cut yesterday and I must say that is looks fantastic!! The costume is defiantly all coming together now and I am really gettin excited for expo!!
All in all I am hoping to get the costume finished in the next week so I will have some time to organise stuff and relax for a week c:
Quick update. (Posted 11th October 2013)
All is going well so far an I think I am currently running on time for expo. When drafting patterns i made several mock ups first before using the proper fabric on them. Working with vinly was hard but once I learnt the tricks it got a lot easier! I didn't draft the collar until I had sewn the whole thing together but I still had to take the original off and add a new one.
Today the fabric came for the cape. I made a really big mistake with it and had to reconstruct it from the remnants. I am now really unsure about the fabric that i have chosen (its vinly :/ ) any thoughts?
Tomorrow I am getting my wig cut and the. Hopefully new week I will be able to by boots c: sorry this has been quite boring to read I will try harder to be nice and fancy next time.