Costuming

Mark VI Helmet build

Halo MJOLNIR Mark VI Helmet Build, Looking Back

Mike has been working on an amazing looking Halo helmet for the past few months. We haven't been sharing much of the progress lately because it had stalled because of "real life." I wanted to share what he had accomplished so far. I'm so happy that we have friends like those...

Power Ranger Helmet Build: Getting Started

Using Pepakura Viewer and Designer with pepakura file from DungBeetle of the Pink Mighty Morphin Power Ranger's helmet. Learn how to scale and how to deal with big pieces and small pages in Pepakura Designer. The first step to making your own Power Ranger helmet! Get your own file to get...

A is for Ariel and Her Pink Dress

To start off my A to Z series of Pattern Picks for making costumes based off of specific characters, there's, of course, Ariel for the letter A. The Little Mermaid was by far my favorite Disney Movie growing up. Honestly, it still probably is. Now, while the Pink dress isn't the...

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HawkEye shoot with Short Fuse Pinups at Dragon Con 2014

Photos HAD to be done of Mike and his new HawkEye costume! He has been doing HawkEye now for over two years with a costume that he was able to make in a week by repurposing military gear, but months leading up to DragonCon, he did a costume study and...

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BlackWidow / HawkEye Photo Shoot with ShortFusePinups

[caption id="attachment_645" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Short Fuse Pinups[/caption] I can not begin to express how happy I am that I connected with Emily of Short Fuse Pinups back at MegaCon. She has an amazing talent unlike any I have experienced...

A Marvel-ous Proposal – Black Widow to marry Hawkeye

[caption id="attachment_428" align="aligncenter" width="640"] All friends that were super secret keepers[/caption] Many weeks leading up to DragonCon, my boyfriend Mike and I had been working very hard on our cosplays. For Mike, it was his Hawkeye and for me, I was finally making a Black Widow costume to be able to...