Here’s how I manage my multiple-people costuming projects! Here is a screenshot of what I use, Microsoft’s OneNote. I can easily stuff in pictures, to-do lists, little notes, tables, sketches and lots of other little things. I use it to store my image references, progress on each piece, to-do’s onContinue Reading

Costuming protip: When draping fabric on your/dressform/your friend, work from the top-down. Shoulders first, then to the bust, and side seams. That way, wrinkles and adjustments can fall in the right place. Photo attribution: “Dress formSerie1893”. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons –…/File:Dress_formSerie1893.jpgContinue Reading

This is a clone of my article here: Fabric Dyeing Notes This is a collection of wisdom and protips from the costume shop all about fabric dye. I try to write down as much as I can, since the human memory is unreliable! You should go dye! Dyeing isContinue Reading

I have made 2 full 3DMG from the show Attack On Titan, each with multiple iterations. I have made a panel on how to make these, and have won awards on them too. I want to help you make them! As inspiration, here’s a much older WIP: Send me yourContinue Reading

New River Community College | Comic Con Breaking news: I just got invited as a cosplay guest for NRCC Comic-Con to guide people about starting, building and competing with cosplay! I am so excited to help so many people learn new skills and get into this hobby! In addition toContinue Reading

Try using your washer on hot water mode. Worried about dye getting in your normal clothes? After you’re done with dyeing, wash the washer by throwing in a towel and some detergent. Just wash a towel like normal, and the should pick up all teh dye. As usual, please beContinue Reading

Found a perfect piece at the thrift store but it isn’t quite the right color? Try dying it! Remember you can turn lighter colors to a darker color. If it’s made of natural stuff like cotton, go check out some Rit Dye. If it has some man-made material like polyester,Continue Reading

My first version at cosplay contact cards! I finally got mine and gave them some test runs! I have my website & tumblr listed (, fb, deviantart, and a square to write what I dressed up as. Do you use them? Show me a link! How do you use them?Continue Reading