Love Live Bokutachi Wa Hitotsu No Hikari Cosplay Tutorial

Hello, a few weeks ago my external hard drive died. Which meant all of the tutorial videos and most DSLR photos were deleted. However, since the voice over script for the tutorial was stored elsewhere I decided to write a written tutorial with some photos taken from my phone. [This post is image heavy.] Moving on, I’m going to show …

Yazawa Nico makeup tutorial

Nico’s makeup tutorial. The video’s description has all the materials that I used for this makeup. I’ll start cross-posting more so it’ll be easier for people to look through my blog. 

Hatate Himekaidou Cosplay Process

Process (tutorial?) of my Hatate cosplay. I wanted to make a Hatate cosplay for Anime Los Angeles and I love this Kourindou Tengu costume from Pocket Wars. I’ve started pretty late with this cosplay (2 weeks before the convention), so it’s pretty easy to see that I was rushing at the end. Here’s the breakdown of the video. Fabric: I’m …

Tengu Mask Tutorial

For my Hatate cosplay, I wanted to make a tengu mask to go along with her costume. So I set out to make a super cheap and easy mask. (I found a similar tutorial online, which is where I got most of my inspiration from. Supplies: Blank Paper Mask (eBay for $1.5) Clay (Paperclay or Dry Clay) Fake Pinocchio nose (eBay ...

Cosplay Process-Part1 (Getting the General Idea)

When choosing your cosplay character, there is not right or wrong was to choose it. However here are some of the methods that I like to use and recommend. This is a series of posts where I explain my methods of cosplaying. First let’s get some ideas about what you want to cosplay as: Genre Searching: If you don’t have …

Silica Breastplate Tutorial

  The long awaited tutorial of Silica. As I didn’t take photos of the red coat, I thought I’ll explain the process of making the breastplate. The breastplate was the first armor that I created, so I learned a lot through its progress. I hope that everyone will find this tutorial useful. Materials Large craft foam sheets Wire for stability (I …

Taiwan (Hetalia) Tutorial

Although I made yukatas and pajamas before, I consider this as my first handmade cosplay. I’ve worn this to Anime Expo of 2012, which is my first AX. Tip: Brocade and Satin are easy to get unwinded, so use a French seam (or a serger) to make everything neat! Materials Pink Brocade Fabric (3-4 yards) Gold Satin Ribbon [2 inch wide] …

Marisa Kirisame Tutorial

Marisa Kirisame cosplay from Touhou. This cosplay was a simple one, so I’ll recommend it to beginners who want to start using their sewing machine to make their cosplay. (Copied from my old Tumblr) *I didn’t want to make the collar turtle-necked, so I replaced it with a detachable collar. Materials: Black Dress White Detachable Collar Six Buttons (White) 3-5 yard …