The First Doctor Bathing Beauty’s suit is finally sewn together. I just have to add a couple of things so it closes and the bloomers will stay up.

Also, Harry’s new coat continues to inch toward completion. Hopefully I will have pics up soon!

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I am a sewing fool!

I am a sewing fool!

Last night I got my work area cleaned off and started sewing the bathing suit. I sewed up everything that I could and really didn’t want to have to cut more fabric so things would fit, so I started on Harry’s coat.

That must be the point where I fell into the time vortex, because the next thing I knew it was 3 o’clock in the morning. I finally collapsed into bed at about 4:15am, but the body of…

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I finally have a pile of pieces cut from black flannel and cream poly fabric. I have buttons and elastic. I have thread. I just have to figure out how to put them all together to make an Edwardian bathing suit before next Wednesday.


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Revamping the fangirl…again

While I do have a Tumblr devoted to this costume, I feel this is worthy of being posted here.

Let the Taunting begin!

Let the Taunting begin! Dr. Shannon Abbey is finished!

Dr. Shannon Abbey is a character in Mira Grant’s Newsflesh series. More specifically she is in Deadline and Blackout. Her first appearance has vividly remained in my mind:

She was wearing an electric orange T-shirt that read DO NOT TAUNT THE OCTOPUS, jeans, and a lab coat, and was pointing a hunting rifle at the middle of my chest.

Her description in Blackout was the final nail in the coffin:


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She’s done!

She’s done!

Dr. Shannon Abbey is done! I have two t-shirts so I can wear her for two days. After 5 hours of stencil making, she’s done! Detailed post tomorrow.

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17 days to go…

17 days to go…

Let the chaos begin!

I have my app installed, my packing list ready, and three out of five costumes to complete. Here’s the plan:
Friday Morning: First Doctor bathing suit for Bathing Beauties photoshoot
Friday Afternoon: Harry Dresden for Legendary Sleuths photoshoot
Friday Evening: SG-13 Woodland Uniform for the Intergalactic Military Ball
Saturday Morning: Post-regeneration Tenth Doctor for the…

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Etsy update: Geeky Yarns & Charms has been restocked!

Just an FYI to all of you Harry Dresden cosplayers and lovers out there, I have restocked my Etsy store!

Intergalactic Military Ball

Today my hubby showed me an awesome new item in the Dragon*Con Store. This year they are holding their…

ThinkGeek :: Blurgh! The ThinkGeek Blog - Holly Conrad's five easy steps to cosplay success!

An awesome blog post by the even more awesome Holly Conrad. Go read it!