New Zealand Akibacon

Update: Sometimes I go to cons! This weekend the very regal looking Static Cosplay and I entered our Aion cosplays in the NZ Akibacon cosplay contest and managed to win 1st place in the open Category.  The standard of entries was very very high and everyone should be super proud of themselves I will hopefully be…

My Cosplay + Aid Kit

Hope for the best, plan for the worst.   This is the little mini-cosplay repair kit that I like to tuck in my bag for cons. Even if you don’t use it, you just might save someone else’s day by sewing them back into their dress. Let’s look inside… Needles, one all purpose and a…

Baby…it’s glue

I am always searching for the perfect glue – one that is strong but flexible, dries invisibly and bonds shiny plastic like it’s cardboard. This does not exist (yet…I’m looking at you 3M) but I have compiled this list of my sticky thoughts. Chunky Glues These are great when you are gluing two different shapes…

THINGS I HAVE LEARNT

Here are some things I have discovered in my years cosplaying, and sometimes I need a refresher… NO-ONE CARES Only you can see that paint spot – to that eight year old at the con you are a bona fide star. NOTHING IS FINAL If it’s not right you can go back and fix it…