How does one sew
aaah im thinking of doing WV or a convention this summer but it's a really hard project and i have no sewing machine. should i give it up and just re-use my nepeta, or are there any tips you can give?

Well i guess the first tip i would use is that WV is a very hard project but it only took me about 4 days in the summer, working all through out the day (3pm-10pm) to do. 2 of those days were doing the hat/head and 1 one for the poncho/dress, and one day for touch ups and such. Also money wise, it’s super cheap. I think i only spent about 30$ on the entire cosplay, fabric, hood, gloves, and stockings included.

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It probably is able to be done with hand sewing, the dress and poncho would be tedious but could be done. 

WV was the first project I did from scratch also the first thing i did with my sewing machine. I first cut out my dress and poncho from what I think was like 5 yards, it might of been 6 but i would always suggest getting more fabric than what it says. I made the hat from the leftover fabric from cutting out the dress/poncho. It looked like this

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then i wrapped it around my head until it looked right. Then I pinned it and sewed it in place. I did a lot of hand sewing on the head piece just because there was a lot of layers that the sewing machine couldn’t get to, also because I work better with hand and not machine.

You could defiantly do hand sewing for this project, but I would give yourself more time than just a week so you don’t pull your hair out. Also I will plug this again, i didn’t use a zentai suit because it’s pretty expensive, i just used a hood and it worked perfectly.  i would suggest sewing the eyes on your eyebrows and pulling the mask down a bit.

I wish you luck on your cosplay and I hope i helped, i’m really not that good at explaining things but hopefully you got some use out of this. Also this isn’t the only way to do it, I would also suggest getting help from other WV cosplayers because my way worked for me but it’s also hard to explain. If it’s in the summer then you can totally do it dude! Good luck!!

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this is my outfit for this weekend
i finished beading it, added a bigger snap it, and put a chain on it.
it looks pretty good i like. When i get my hat and mask put together i’ll put a picture of me on the spg tag so people will find me!! IM EXCITE

this is important

imokwiththis:

this is my outfit for this weekend

i finished beading it, added a bigger snap it, and put a chain on it.

it looks pretty good i like. When i get my hat and mask put together i’ll put a picture of me on the spg tag so people will find me!! IM EXCITE

this is important

Finished! I think I’ll trade out the long sleeves though, these are really tight

Finished! I think I’ll trade out the long sleeves though, these are really tight

oh jesus i realized how much i have to do before TNT comes up omg i’m very busy. I’ll make a list, lists are very good.

  • Cut out strips of fabric for arm socks tomorrow
  • sew armsocks together (probably take maybe 45min-30min)
  • Cut out fabric for arm strap on pumpkin
  • sew arm strap on pumpkin (hand sewing take about 30 min-45 min)
  • edit dress, make hem lines stronger
  • sew on fabric on poncho

and if i’ve got enough time

  • make serenity if enough time(doubtful) 
Hey guys

Hey guys

imokwiththis:

Done! Pretty much I gotta fix the tip on the back but whatevs

imokwiththis:

Done! Pretty much I gotta fix the tip on the back but whatevs

Hopefully i’ll post some more on this blog later it’s just i have been working and posting my progress on my personal

right now i’m working on my Wayward Vagabond cosplay and later i’ll be working on a stuffed zombie bear for michael reed of Steam Powered Giraffe.

imokwiththis:

Getting there

Wv project right now

imokwiththis:

Getting there

Wv project right now