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A-kon and Tashigi debut

I was at A-kon in Dallas last weekend! I debuted my Tashigi costume there, and I also brought my Rhyme costume. I mentioned that I was going to try for another new costume, but I ended up not doing it. That worked out though because I was able to wear Tashigi for both One Piece meet-ups, which were a lot of fun!


I was able to find a few other Marine cosplayers to take photos with, and I met so many other One Piece cosplayers. My full gallery of photos from A-kon are in this Flickr album! Check it out for more photos from the meet-ups and other cosplays I saw around the convention.

I also wanted nice photos of my cosplay, so I booked a shoot with BTSE Photo on Sunday. Barry was great to work with, and I’m really excited to see all of the photos later :D I already have a preview from it too!


Now that I’ve actually worn the cosplay to a convention and have more photos, I’ve updated my Tashigi costume page. I also hope to get back into the swing of things this month. I kind of got burnt out after making Tashigi, which is why I didn’t finish another cosplay. However, I have one that I’d like to finish before August, so time to get back into the sewing room!

2014 Plans?

New year, new cosplays! Sort of… I haven’t really decided on the costumes I want to make this year XD;; There are a couple things I want to do though…

1. Make a Portal gun and better long fall blades for my Chell cosplay
Though I originally was going for her Portal 2 look, I’ve realized that I like wearing it as her Portal 1 instead. It’s mainly because it would show more details on the jumpsuit, and it’s also pretty comfy XD So, I want to re-do the long fall blades, and of course, add a Portal gun.

2. FINALLY finish our Spirited Away costumes
Seriously. These have been on the back burner for too long. Though my Haku costume is done, I’d like to re-do some things on it. I’m much better at sewing than I was a few years ago, so there are things I can improve. Then I need to finish Chihiro’s outfit and figure out something for No Face.

3. New things maybe?
I want to start on something totally new too, but I’m not sure what yet. Right now I’m eyeing Silica’s outfit from Sword Art Online. I have a friend who would be interested in cosplaying Liz from the same series, so that could be fun.

Anyway, I’ve updated my sidebar with cons I’m thinking about going too. Nothing is really set in stone yet though.

I also went to Ikkicon recently to do photoshoots. Check out my Flickr set to see previews from them!

AnimeFest prep

It’s been a few months since my last post! Let me update on what’s been going on…

San Japan
I was at San Japan last weekend! I was doing photoshoots, so I didn’t cosplay this time. I’m only done editing one shoot so far, but you can see previews from each one in this Flickr set as I finish them.

I finally caved and bought a serger. I got the Brother 1034D. It took a bit to get used to at first, but so far, I love it!


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