This is going to be the longest of the 2016 #SewingTop5 posts. When I reflect, it is like holding two mirrors up to each other — the thoughts bounce back and forth to infinity. 1. A Year Without [new] Cosplay To break the cycle of stress and and creative constipation, I resolved to not make … More Top 5 Sewing Reflections of 2016
Templates and tutorial for assembling Shao Jun’s shoulder and arm armor out of craft foam and upolostery vinyl.
Part of the Shao Jun Costume Chronicles. … More Shao Jun Costume Chronicles: Craft Foam Armor
A cosplay tutorial and template for Shao Jun’s belt insignia. … More Shao Jun Costume Chronicles: Belt & Assassin Insignia
Hello, Assassin’s Creed fans and cosplayers! Every day you are reading my original posts on the Ezio Auditore costume I made for my husband in 2012. I’m curious – is it helpful? Are you learning what you need to tackle this costume yourself? What questions do you still have? It has been three years and I … More Send me Your Assassin’s Creed Costume Questions!
2015 is the year I finally felt immensely confident in my own sewing. I only felt “competent” in previous years. There were still stressful moments and long nights, but I never felt like I couldn’t do the skills the projects asked for.
This year was a year of costumes and almost nothing else. I can guarantee that will come up again in my #SewingTop5 revelations and goals write-ups. 🙂 … More Top 5 Hits of 2015
I am trying something new this year. Rather than wait until months after I finish the costume, this page will be continuously updated as I gather references, tutorials, patterns, and supply links for building a Shao Jun costume. … More Shao Jun Cosplay References – IN PROGRESS, CONTINUOUSLY UPDATING
I have received a couple inquiries about making an Ezio costume for children. While I don’t have a pre-made pattern (for children or adults), here are some (untested) suggestions for a couple commercial patterns and online tutorials that will help you with the basic shapes. Some pattern adjustments are required, but hopefully it isn’t too complicated. First of all, … More Assassins Creed Costume for Kids
This is the very, very, very delayed 4th and Final installment of my Assassins Creed/Ezio Auditore Costume Series. You can read all of the Ezio posts here. I’m not going to lie. I was a little jealous of the attention Greg received as Ezio at Emerald City Comic Con 2012. Two kids asked him to sign their shirts, … More Lady Assassin (Ezio Series) Cosplay Notes
To construct Ezio’s clothing, I had to learn about top stitching, buttons, and patience. … More Constructing the Assassin (Ezio Costume Series Part 3)
Now that PAX 2012 is over I am back to recapping the Ezio Auditore (AC2:B) costume design process. … More Designing the Assassin (Ezio Costume Series Part 2)