I consider myself a highly competent seamstress. But a prop-maker or armor-smith? Not so much. Leliana is the first costume I’ve wanted to make that required armor. A cosplay panel at ECCC with Yaya Han helped to dispel the mysticism of cosplay armor (until that day I had never heard of worbla), but I was still intimidated by the material. My friend … More Leliana’s Leg Armor – Working with Worbla
Now that I have started playing Dragon Age Inquisition, I know that Leliana occupies her time behind the scenes with secrets and agents. She does get to join a few missions and I recently played through “In Hushed Whispers” quest which Bioware featured last summer in game-play demos. Even if her bow is used infrequently in … More Leliana’s Bow – my first prop!
N7: shorthand for the Normandy ship in the Mass Effect video game series. Geek holidays are cropping up everywhere. Examples: March 14 is Pi day (3.14). May 4 is Star Wars Day, on which everyone declares “May The Fourth Be With You!” N7: November 7 – Mass Effect Day (or more broadly, BioWare Day on … More Happy N7 Day!
I had hoped to have a completed coat of armor done last weekend, but this garment is proving to be more time consuming than I thought. Let me show you what I have so far and walk you through my process for getting here. Garment Shape and Structure It is highly likely Bioware will release … More Leliana’s Coat of Leather & Mail – Cosplay WIP
The first step of my cosplay process is breaking down the costume into recognizable and manageable components. Let’s take a look at Leliana from Dragon Age: Inquisition. … More Leliana’s Costume Breakdown