A-line Box-Pleat Skirt

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I needed a break from the pressure of working on cosplay, so I took an evening to make a simple skirt. I used some leftover red fabric that would pair perfectly with a new Miyazaki T-shirt I just got. Here’s what I did:

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Titans Noir Cosplay: Construction

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I’m a little late posting this, but in edition to my Link cosplay, my friends and I did a group costume inspired by Teen Titans. Instead of going representational, we did a mashup with the classic film noir aesthetic and tropes – that means 1940s fashion!

I cosplayed as a ’40s Starfire. She’s always been my favorite from the show from the early 2000s. She’s cute, smart and strong, a combination I don’t always see and feel like culture says doesn’t exist (woman are usually portrayed as pretty and weak or strong and not traditionally feminine). Her character showed me I could be intelligent and strong, whether it was obvious on the outside or not.

I didn’t capture much of the construction for this cosplay (sorry, gang), but here’s what I do have:

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New Social Channels

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I’ve toyed with the idea of putting together “official” cosplay pages for a while, and I’ve finally done it! I now have a Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook dedicated to my cosplay content. That way, you can follow on your favorite platform to see what I’m up to before I take the time to writer these blog posts. Here’s what you’ll see on each:

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