CosNews – Jun 5/17

Proper News

Patterns+

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Cosplay by McCalls continues to release so many patterns that I missed posting about this set last week. Shit! Sorry folks, this one slipped through the cracks. It’s all accessories this time: Boot covers-slash-spats (Foot Fetish: Gilded – M2097); gloves gauntlets, claws and eye patches (Hand Eye Coordination – M2095); and a cute Lolita-esque set of bonnet, cape and- OH MY GOD THIS IS PERFECT FOR THE DOLL FROM BLOODBOURNE.

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Image from bloodborne.wikia.com

SEE?!

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(Becoming Emilie – M2098). (note: WordPress doesn’t like accented letters, sorry.)

Well. I guess that might be another sew-a-long. Or….  or it also looks like the Firekeeper from Dark Souls 3…

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Decisions are hard.

Con Fashion

So, I discovered an amazing vendor at Ottawa Comic Con this year called Siamurai Apparel. After dragging Vickybunnyangel, Melting Mirror and Miss Messy Mia to the booth, it seems that cosplayers have a new favourite for con fashion.

Samurai Pants.

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Siamurai Apparel also sold at Anime North a few weeks later and I’ve been seeing the pants everywhere online since. Which is amazing because they are literally the most comfortable pants I have ever worn. I’m not sure if its the 100% cotton in beautiful prints, the fact that I theoretically could do the splits in these (hahaha Theoretically is the key word) or the fact that they’re ‘one size fits most’ but are universally flattering. What IS this magic?

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Anyways, they’re already my go-to pants when its hot out, and will be a staple of my actual wardrobe. Also it’s a small family run business and the owner is super sweet. If they’re at a con near you I highly recommend.

Blog News

Thirst Sew-a-long – Part 3

The third and final part of the Thirst Sew-a-long will go up tomorrow. We’ll be putting in the sleeves, hemming the shirt, adding the cuffs and the collar.

Upcoming Events!

Yeticon! Blue Mountain June 16-18

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I’ll be wearing Anna Friday and Yen Saturday. Hopefully the weather is beautiful and hope to see everyone who’s going there!

xox Calamity