When I first forayed into the world of cosplay, I was a college student without access to fabric and sewing machines let alone any knowledge as to what to do with them. I was going down to Goodwill and seeing what I could find while styling my hair to match as close as possible. I… Read More Stepping Up My Game
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.… Read More Costume Fail
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… Read More Stress Mode
I have had most of the materials to get my Star Trek Fangirl costume made. But I’ve been struggling with how to incorporate Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Well, not anymore. While thinking about the 20th Century Doctor Who Fangirl costume, I had an epiphany about DS9. I’ve been thinking of the ST skirt as one huge piece. But there… Read More Star Trek Struggles
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… Read More DragonCon 2017 Plans
The semester is winding down, which means I’m going to have three weeks of time to get work done. And I’ve been watching things that are really getting my brain in a costuming mode. Last week, I watched Cosplay: Crafting a Secret Identity! and of course I had to do something. Thankfully that led to finding… Read More Work is coming!
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… Read More Post-Con Inspiration
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… Read More Priorities
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… Read More Fangirl Plans
I’ve been doing a lot of talking on here and not showing anything. I do have pictures of my work on the little hats I’ve made for my fangirls. I just need to free them from the camera. I’m sure each one will have its own post. There will be other posts soon about the Star… Read More I know, I know!