While simple in design, not much can beat the sleek look of a black vinyl bodysuit! While initially I was drawn to the striking appearance of the Headless Rider, It was her character that really won me over. She has a badass exterior housing a soft, loving interior, and she is complete with her own quirks and peculiarities. She’s highly relatable and I really can’t help but love her. Continue reading Celty Sturluson – Durarara!!
Cana was a costume I decided to do on a whim while watching Fairy Tail. She was a simple design that I knew I would be able to compete easily, not to mention her strength and loyalty to her friends is something anyone can look up to.
Continue reading Cana Alberona – Fairy Tail
As most 90’s kids would likely relate, Pokemon was a huge part of my life growing up. It was arguably my gateway into anime, and I played 100s upon 100s of hours in each Pokemon game training my parties to beat the Elite 4 – over and over and over again. Misty only wore this outfit in one episode during the original Pokemon anime, but that didn’t stop me from wanting to cosplay it! Continue reading Goldeen Misty – Pokemon
Julia as a character is so intriguing to me. She is only seen in flashbacks during the majority of Cowboy Bebop, but she is such an important character. So much so that the show would not have been what it was without Julia, and her demise only makes the ending that much more heart-wrenching. Continue reading Julia – Cowboy Bebop
Red Gyarados was my second attempt at designing and creating a Pokemon gijinka. I wanted to keep the major elements that would obviously portray this armor as a Gyarados, while also adding in extra details to my own liking. I completed this costume in late 2014, but wore it many times throughout the next three years. It was such a proud accomplishment for me, and constructing it helped me learn many much needed armor-making and sewing lessons. Continue reading Red Gyarados – Pokemon
Though I rarely ever used Scyther as part of my team, I still loved the look of this mantis Pokemon. So much so that I chose Scyther as my first Pokemon gijinka! Continue reading Scyther – Pokemon
I’ve never been quite satisfied with the regular fabric and wire bunny ears (for whatever reason I’ve never been able to make them well) so I wanted to come up with a different way to make my bunny ears for Bulma. Here’s how I did it!