I just have to write a journal entry about this...
I have officially sewn my very first costume (Shiva doesn't count--she wasn't sewn, she was GLUED). I used a real pattern (as opposed to one of the super simple ones that came with my "how to sew" book), and made a jacket and skirt and everything. I can't tell you how proud of myself I am. Three or four weeks ago, I was *scared* of a sewing machine.
There are definitely flaws with it... I couldn't figure out how the lining and the pleat underlay went together, so I fudged it, and the jacket is just a little too large for me (I need one of those elastic strips with clips on each end like ves
It hurts. I just had Yuna shaded in with black and grey, and it burns like a bitch. The last session didn't hurt nearly as much as this one.
But... it was totally worth it. I will post a picture as soon as the red is gone, there are no scabs, and the grey shading has calmed down a bit. So... in probably a week.
I just wanted to e-whine now.
Props to ~hanjashido (https://www.deviantart.com/hanjashido) for doing an excellent job and being an all around fun-to-be-tatooed-by guy. ^_^
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... I can make them!
So, yesterday I was bemoaning the fact that I want a kick ass Victorian/Steampunk gown to wear to our Victorian/Steampunk themed ball at Anime Weekend Atlanta but that all the gowns were either A.) cheesy goth gowns or B.) too frakking expensive! I started looking at patterns online, and found the perfect ones for what I wanted to do.
Today I bought a book about sewing before dinner. By the time dinner was done, I wanted to START. We went to Target, picked up a basic Singer for $70, and then booked it to Jo Anne's 20 minutes before they closed to pick up a buttload of muslin and some twill tape for a dr
heyo !! would you mind if i used your art (with credit) for a music playlist cover?? this one, specifically; i know its a pretty old piece so i apologize for that but it fits well with what i want to make !