Costume Fail

This is what happens when you don't try on your costume before the con: a pile of clothing because one important piece doesn't fit right. A post shared by Pirogoeth (@pirogoeth05) on Sep 1, 2017 at 6:05am PDT I posted this earlier today after finding my skirt doesn’t fit the way I thought it would.…

Stress Mode

With about a week to go before I need to have everything done and at least ready to be packed and loaded into the rental car, I still have to finish two of my three costumes. The Bitch Planet overalls just need the NC painted onto them. But I keep freaking myself out over making the…

DragonCon 2017 Plans

This is very tentative, but I’m really hoping that it will become the list of costumes I’m going to be taking to DragonCon this year. First Doctor Bathing Beauty Bitch Planet inmate The Doctor (Kimono) Star Trek Fangirl 21st Century Doctor Who Fangirl The First Doctor Bathing Beauty is the only one actually done at this…

Post-Con Inspiration

Every time I go to a convention, I come back inspired to get working on some costume. Sometimes it’s a completely new costume. Sometimes it’s costumes I’m already working on. This year, for once, it’s the latter. This DragonCon I was only in costume for about half a day. I decided not to do the…

DragonCon 2016 Costumes

This year is not going to be costume-heavy. I did want to have my Star Trek Fangirl ready, but life got in the way. I’m hoping that next year I can go fangirl crazy! Anyway, this year I will be taking two costumes with me: Science Officer and Osgood. Science Officer is from Season 3 of the…

Priorities

I am sad to admit that I will not be able to finish my Star Trek Fangirl outfit for DragonCon this year. The class I am teaching, my thesis, and other professional commitments are requiring my attention more. I am going to have it done for next year. I am hoping to have it done for…

Fangirl Plans

I feel like I have been using this blog simply as a place to record my progress or lack thereof. But from here out, this is not just about the costumes, but me as a costumer. I realize there are aspects of that here already, but there’s something to declaring it and putting it out…