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 …

Blog Feb 6th

Spend the afternoon filming a video on how to make a display of buttons. I like the idea of using old paper as a background for the rainbow colored buttons. I’ve got my inspiration from the a button display on Pinterest. ʚ♥ɞ While the filming is complete, I still need to record my voice and edit the video. I can’t …

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 …