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 ...

2016 February eBay Review

I thought it would be interesting to write a review on all the materials that I buy on eBay. Most of these materials are for cosplay purposes, but hopefully it will help other people who are interested in buying these items for different purposes too. As time goes on some of the links leading to the seller will not work, …

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 …

Rub n’ Buff Review

I tried the Rub n’ Buff as there are a lot of good reviews on using it to make armors, instead of metallic spray paint. Although the foam armor is covered with Mod Podge before painting, if every inch isn’t properly covered there is a risk of the armor melting from the spray paint.  I wanted the breastplate the color …

Sinon’s Wig has arrived!

This wig and costume of Sinon is sponsored by itsTokyo. Check out their site to get your own Sinon figurines. Sinon’s wig arrived today and this is the first look at it. I’ll do a review on it on a later date and post the link at the top. I’ve ordered this wig off of eBay for Wondercon. The delivery time …

Buying Costume Online

I finished buying all of my cosplay stuff for Sinon. d=(´▽`)=b Since this was a sponsored cosplay I was able to buy everything that I need. My starting money was 350 and with this I had to buy the costume, boots, wig, and the gun. (ง •̀_•́)ง Originally I’ve wanted to buy my costume and gun from Storenvy, but the …

First Sponcership

I’ve got my first sponsor for my cosplays. Ye━━━━(゚∀゚)━━━━s!! My new sponsor is itsTokyo and they do anime figurines (Link on logo and hyperlink) I wasn’t thinking a lot about it when I re-messaged an Instagram user who wrote that he was looking for a cosplayer for his figure company. (๑´ڡ`๑) The talking and messaging took about 6 hours due …

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 …