A year and a half away! How did that happen? Actually, I know how that happened, but since an explanation would be both lengthy and overly personal, I will spare you all :P
Anyway. I haven't been very active on the cosplay front, in part due to the aforementioned personal reasons, and in part due to having other, real-life things to prioritise. In short, I survived the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, plus a work trip to Barcelona last summer, and while my job is continuing to stress me out in ways that it really shouldn't, hopefully there's change on the horizon. I lost my gran last summer too, and while it broke my heart to lose her (w
So, it's proving tricky with my work schedule, but work is well underway on my Amir costume for Amecon! I've made the skirt (just needs buttons and embroidery) and hopefully will have the base dress finished by the end of today. If I'm really lucky I'll get started on the undergarments too, although I'm still terrified of working with that silk! I'll take some progress photos at the end of the day today, regardless of how much I get done.
I've also decided, due to time, money and the scheduling of my panel for Amecon, that I'm going to scale back my cosplay plans for the con. I'm still doing Ursula as well as Amir, of course, and Luke's stil
My second journal! Now all I need to do is post in here with some degree of regularity and this could become a habit! :P
So, summer is here even though no-one seems to have reminded the British weather of that, and I'm simultaneously gearing up for two things: the nightmare that is going to be the Olympic Games (boo!) and the delight immediately afterwards that will be Amecon (yay!).
Amecon is going to be a busy one for me. It's looking like I'll be arriving late on Friday because of work commitments (no holidays allowed while the Olympics are on, so I can't head up to Keele until after I finish my shift that day) but I'm going to have plen