Category Archives: Cosplay

Dyeing “We Love Colors” Tights to Match Body Makeup

When it comes to top quality leggings, tights, and gloves, We Love Colors makes some of the best I’ve ever used!  They even have 50+ colors to choose from!  One of my favorite things to do is use leggings or tights as a way to cut down on body makeup for those characters with unnatural skin tones.  Even with so many options, though, sometimes you just can’t match your body makeup to your tights straight out of the package.  That’s where fabric dye comes in!  Continue reading Dyeing “We Love Colors” Tights to Match Body Makeup

How To Alter An Existing Bodysuit Pattern

Do you need to make a crazy looking bodysuit for your next cosplay, but don’t know where to start?  Its actually quite easy to use a simple bodysuit pattern you can buy in store and alter it to fit your needs!  In my example, I use Zero Suit Samus’s bodysuit as it appears in Super Smash Bros Wii U, but this method will work for any character with any kind of bodysuit, no matter how complex. Continue reading How To Alter An Existing Bodysuit Pattern

The Making of Triss Merigold

I’m a total sucker for ladies with fiery red hair, so when deciding which Witcher character to cosplay, Triss was a no-brainer.

Triss was the first complex character I’ve done that was almost completely a sewing project.  The only things that weren’t sewing on this costume were some minor painting and fabricating a medallion (which I actually had already done prior to even starting the costume).  Sewing, at one point, was my most feared of all art forms.  I only started to really learn to sew after I got into cosplay, whereas I’ve been sculpting and painting all my life. Continue reading The Making of Triss Merigold