Wednesday, October 20, 2010

As Charlie Brown would say:

AUGH!!!
Luckily the crisis was adverted! Though it wasn't really a crisis in reality.
Upon being done cutting out my pirate Miku top I just realized it'd be a good idea to line it! However the fabric store isn't having it's fantabulous sale for another month (and being the cheapskate I am I wait till the sales to buy anything). So I found some crapass cream colors lining I had bought to mess around with and figured it good enough. WHAT. CREAM COLORED? OH HELL NO. That's ugly! Why would you do that?! Just why!
Cause I don't have any red li-.... WAIT. I DO... I had some for the Rei Ayanami kimono... thing.. I was going to make a while back. After some digging it was recovered and boy oh boy is it soft and nice. Granted it's a brighter red than what I'm making the top out of but it's at least RED, right? RIGHT?

I decided to also just say ix-nay on the boot details since this is just a costume to dork around in for now. I'll be wearing my plain brown lace-ups with it. However if I ever wear it to a con I will make sure to finish the little details and such :)

Brighter red lining  vs  outer fabric  vs  cream color lining
Yeah no... Silly Anza.

13 comments:

  1. O--Oh man-- I would have flipped a shit--
    I'm rooting for you though.
    I want to see this when it's all done~ <3

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  2. Even though I dislike Miku, her in a pirate costume sounds adorable.

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  3. Good luck! I love finding stuff hidden in my fabric stash ;3

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  4. Im not a big vocaloid fan but I do like this alternate version. Keep up the good work!

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  5. Good luck on your cosplay! I bet it'll look great.

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  6. You can always take the lessons learned from this one and improve upon it in future designs. Nice blog... keep it up!

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  7. Very cool stuff. Good luck. :)

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  8. I really like this post - I want to learn to sew and learning about what to do and what not to do is really interesting!

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  9. When you have expensive hobbies its amazing how often you find yourself pinching pennies. Good luck getting this done!

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