I am excited to announce that I will be part of a weekly Dungeons & Dragons live stream beginning on Monday, November 28. We will be playing Storm King’s Thunder and you can watch us online at twitch.tv/dvylootz beginning at 7pm PST. Giants have emerged from their strongholds to threaten civilization as never before. Hill giants … More “Mayhem & Misfits” a Monday D&D stream
I have never had this many knitting projects cast on at the same time. I was impatient. There were too many ideas floating around my head. Too many yarns in my stash. Plus a couple projects were going to require more space and focus than I had on the bus rides to work. So rather … More Four Knitting WIPs
For my niece’s first birthday, I gave her a life size (for her) Loch Ness Monster — aka Nessie — plush.
I don’t even remember how I found it. Was I looking for patterns for a specific yarn or just looking for patterns? But there it was: a cardigan that I might easily see on one of my D&D characters. In the wake of Mad Max Fury Road and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this forager … More A Cardigan For Resistance and Furious Roads
On September 16 at 8pm PST I will be participating in the 24-hour Dungeons & Dragons marathon stream. Extra Life is a huge worldwide celebration of the social impact of gamers of all kinds from video games to board games and tabletop RPG’s! Last year, the D&D Team was able to raise over $100,000 through our live-stream Twitch event. My … More I am playing Dungeons & Dragons for Extra Life!
That I haven’t had a chance to write about one of the most exciting moments of my cosplay and sewing career is a sign of how busy and overwhelmed I have been. “When I was able to take that love I had for a character and put it into a costume and then be that … More Seattle Met’s Quote/Unquote Interview
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
We interrupt the intense sewing and costume design work with a brief foray into impulse purchases and mass market merchandising – MULAN MAKEUP! … More Dare to Dream – Disney Makeup at Walgreens
Mulan’s end-of-movie Victory Dress was my favorite of her 4+ outfit changes and I wanted my cosplay to include the symbols of her victory – Shan Yu’s sword and the Emperor’s medallion. (Part 2 of 2) … More Mulan Cosplay Prop Tutorial – Sword of Shan Yu
Mulan’s end-of-movie Victory Dress was my favorite of her 4+ outfit changes and I wanted my cosplay to include the symbols of her victory – Shan Yu’s sword and the Emperor’s medallion. (Part 1 of 2) … More Mulan Cosplay Prop Tutorial – Crest of the Emperor