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by BlackKnightress210
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Cosplay Marketplace / Commissions
Topic: Adaria Designs Costume Replicas :: Making Cosplay Dreams a Reality
Replies: 0
Views: 1542

Adaria Designs Costume Replicas :: Making Cosplay Dreams a Reality

https://i.gyazo.com/f27a9aff9047d587a8892d2e3d1c3730.jpg Hello, and thank you for viewing my commissions page! My name is Caitlin, also known as Adaria. I have been sewing for nearly twenty years and I am professionally trained as a costume designer and costume craftswoman from High Point Universit...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Cosplay Marketplace / Commissions
Topic: Adaria Designs :: Cosplay, Wigs, Custom Costume Designs
Replies: 1
Views: 2686

Re: Adaria Designs :: Cosplay, Wigs, Custom Costume Designs

Bump! Still active! Still seeking commissions! Available build time is March thru July!
by BlackKnightress210
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Any Cosplay Makeup Tutorials?
Replies: 4
Views: 3421

Re: Any Cosplay Makeup Tutorials?

Hi, Luna! While there is often a debate over many things in cosplay, including whether or not people should/are required to wear makeup, I will say that it is not necessary but you will look a thousand times better and more in character with even a little makeup on. Your photographs will look better...
by BlackKnightress210
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:02 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Cosplaying Idea... But No Props??
Replies: 2
Views: 2576

Re: Cosplaying Idea... But No Props??

Hello, dear! My best suggestion would to be to check out some tutorials online and see if any of those suit your needs. You would probably do well with the broomstick as a handle fine enough, and attach the axe itself after making the "blade" out of, I would suggest, foam mats. If you're looking for...
by BlackKnightress210
Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:48 am
Forum: Cosplay Marketplace / Commissions
Topic: Adaria Designs :: Cosplay, Wigs, Custom Costume Designs
Replies: 1
Views: 2686

Adaria Designs :: Cosplay, Wigs, Custom Costume Designs

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v141/mewzakuro/ScreenShot2013-08-18at94828AM_zps3c9b74da.png Hello, and thank you for viewing my commissions page! My name is Caitlin, also known as Adaria. I have been sewing for over ten years and I am professionally trained as a costume designer and costume craf...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat May 12, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Ideas? D: HELPPPPP
Replies: 1
Views: 1427

Re: Ideas? D: HELPPPPP

Look at the characters you like and enjoy. It's not necessarily about being the right height or weight or perfect matching body, but having fun doing it. Some people will disagree, others have their own opinions. I think it's about making the effort and having a good time doing so. Look at the shows...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat May 12, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Cutting/sewing leather gloves
Replies: 1
Views: 1472

Re: Cutting/sewing leather gloves

Hello!! Sewing with leather isn't as difficult as I thought it would be! I just completed my first tailoring of a leather jacket and it wasn't horrible at all. (That is my disclaimer that it isn't hard.) What you'll want is to make sure you are sewing on a machine with the appropriate needle. They s...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: 3 Girls Themed Cosplay: need suggestions
Replies: 9
Views: 16486

Re: 3 Girls Themed Cosplay: need suggestions

Fresh PreCure would be adorable!

Image

The ladies of Final Fantasy X-2

Link because it's rather large:
http://www.ffshrine.org/ffx2/wallpapers/01.jpg
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: pretty cure Help
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

Re: pretty cure Help

Have you decided what you'll be doing for the hair piece and broach? My best suggestion is resin, but if you haven't used that before I can't really help you. I haven't either, though I'm personally willing to try. Hm. Sculpty clay might work because you could paint that and gloss it over to give yo...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:35 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Your opinions would be wonderfully helpful
Replies: 3
Views: 1689

Re: Your opinions would be wonderfully helpful

Your hair may not be light enough or dark enough, but I think you'd make a lovely Estell from Magna Carta. Personal preference, I refer the Spider Lady from Schrödinger's Lion in the manga over the anime, but I thought of her when I saw you. It's a simple little thing and I don't know if you'd find ...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: North East
Topic: AnimeBoston 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2452

Re: AnimeBoston 2009

Hey hun! I'll be flying back to New England for AB09! I'm going as Kuna Mashiro (Turn Back the Pendulum Arc) from Bleach and my badge, because I'm only going as one costume this year, is "Kuna Mashiro."

You can't miss me, since we'll have semi-matching green hair on Saturday.
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Cosplay ideas?
Replies: 8
Views: 2439

Re: Cosplay ideas?

Hmm. Kagura might be better if you're trying to avoid a wig. But I think her school uniform is super cute, and you can wear a cat backpack!
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Cosplay ideas?
Replies: 8
Views: 2439

Re: Cosplay ideas?

I thought about it, and you probably could. How long is your hair when it's down? It seems more like it would be Kagura length than Tohru! Then again, I have hair that's only 2"-3" long so I have horrible judgment! Haha.
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Cosplay ideas?
Replies: 8
Views: 2439

Re: Cosplay ideas?

Your hairstyle reminds me of Anko (Naruto, obviously!), the way you have your hair up and the fringe! Though going as Tenten would be cute, too. The only other person I'd suggest is Senna, from one of the Bleach movies, but if you want to keep canon (and perhaps not be flamed?) I wouldn't cosplay he...
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 3945

Re: Ideas?

Thanks! These are great idea's I'll definitely add to my consideration box!

I actually had Cornelia in there but my mom thought she was weird. :D
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 3945

Ideas?

Recently, I came to the decision that I have a horrible face shape to work with for cosplay! I don't know if it's true, really, but from where I sit it is. That, and I always have the HARDEST time coming up with someone to cosplay as. I want to really SELL this next costume. Recently I finished Kuna...
by BlackKnightress210
Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Chobits Cosplay Help
Replies: 1
Views: 1999

For a pattern, try stopping in at your nearest sewing store (like a JoAnns or Hancock Fabric) and checking the pattern books. Make sure to bring a picture of your costume[/]u so you can compare it to the clothes in the books. That's where most of us find our patterns. You can even start looking onli...
by BlackKnightress210
Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Captain Komamura Mask (Bleach)
Replies: 1
Views: 2238

Captain Komamura Mask (Bleach)

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m27/SaniSakesushi/Bleach/SajinKomamura.jpg My friend is looking to make a mask for a Komamura cosplay, but she's not sure how to make a mask because she's never had to. She has a few ideas, as do I, but the more we have to work with the better we are off. Any sugg...
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:21 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Le help anyone?
Replies: 4
Views: 1459

You should do Tayuya, if only because Oto Nin get no love and I can definitely see you as her.

I was going to suggest Nagisa-sensei from "Loveless," but then I found out her hair was blue. She'd be fun too, especially if you could get a group.
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Any suggestions. .? ^^;
Replies: 11
Views: 3497

The angle of the shot reminds me of Anemone or Eureka from "Eureka Seven." You'd have to get a wig, but I think you'd be cute as either!

Ringo from "Air Gear" has pinkish hair. Your's is kind of short, but I think you could totally pull it off.
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Character Ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 2217

Well it all really depends on your level of skill and what you're comfortable in, but the first character I thought upon seeing you (and it was probably your hair and nose ring! it's cute, btw) was Amane Misa from Death Note. She has a variety of outfits to chose from! For some lesser known characte...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: Who should I be? T_T Come vote!
Replies: 8
Views: 2670

I think you'd make an adorable Yachiru!
by BlackKnightress210
Sun Oct 21, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: R E D H E A D, cosplay ideas, short hair.
Replies: 29
Views: 16692

Any of Himeno's costumes from "Pretear" or even her school outfit. Way cute! Sorry, I don't have any pictures.
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Aug 27, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: What materials should I use?
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

From what I've seen of WITCH and read of it, I'd say some sort of stretch material, nothing with a sheen because the designs are made to be simple and a glimmer would pull away from that idea. Something flat, a cotton blend perhaps. Luchia's costume could be said the same. I wouldn't use satin, prob...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: An Cafe cosplay
Replies: 3
Views: 1347

An Cafe is a Visual Kei band, actually. Your best bet is googling 'An Cafe' or 'Visual Kei', even 'J-Rock' may give you something. If you can get your hands on a copy of Cure Magazine, they've been featured several times, one very recently only a few months past. Your store, if they have Cure, might...
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Jul 06, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Costume Accuracy
Replies: 3
Views: 1361

In all of the anime I've seen thus far (about five volumes on DVD) it's been gray/white more often than tan. The tan could be, if consistent through episodes, a mistake or a problem with the machine/computer which puts colour to the image itself. It's been known to happen, but it generally is a "wea...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Sailor Jupiter Details?
Replies: 5
Views: 2215

If it were me and I used the round brooch, I'd go with the rose earrings. As for her boots you may be able to find some online. As for the colour, which I'm sure they won't have, I've painted boots. They didn't come out too bad, but since it's paint you'd obviously have to paint them again. Unless y...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:17 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Mitsuki Costume Help
Replies: 1
Views: 2059

Check out your nearest fabric shop, or even a Wal-Mart with a sewing/fabric/craft section. Most likely the place you visit will have pattern books, there you'll easily find a shirt with collars similar to hers and skirts as well. The shirt, the only thing I can think of that you'd have to drasticall...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat May 26, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Confused first-time cosplayer
Replies: 2
Views: 1252

If it were me, I'd go with this light blue (http://www.amphigory.com/wig_color_daydream.html) on the Femme Fatale wig here: http://www.amphigory.com/wigs_femme_fatale.html

Good luck darlin!
by BlackKnightress210
Sun May 13, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: New Poll! New Options! Decide who I will cosplay as!
Replies: 10
Views: 4183

It depends on where you go, I suppose. I saw quite a few Kairi's at AB in 06/07 years, but they were definitely less in 07 than 06. *nods*

Have fun, no matter what you do!
by BlackKnightress210
Fri May 11, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: New Poll! New Options! Decide who I will cosplay as!
Replies: 10
Views: 4183

Hiya darlin. I do like the second lolita very much, but in my own opinion I have advice from one cosplayer to another. There are a LOT of Kairi cosplayers out there, if you choose her you have to either have very very well done cosplay or some outfit few people choose (which is sort of what you have...
by BlackKnightress210
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Help with Yoruichi Cosplay!
Replies: 3
Views: 1984

[[Pardon me for saying that was stupid, reverse.]] Anyhow, I forget what the back of her top looks like, but are you sure you couldn't find a halter pattern that you could modify? The white you can put as a lining, rather than making an entirely new piece underneath it to ease your load. I don't kno...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Dec 30, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Sakura Haruno TJ cosplay help
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

A lot of cosplaying is trial and error, and now that you've done a similar collar once and know what not to do, that should help a bit. The way I would do it is head on over to your nearest fabric and sewing store location (such as JoAnns) and look through any of the books with shirts/vests/costumes...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:39 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Hi I'm New, Can You Help Me With My First Project!?!?
Replies: 8
Views: 2304

Alright, well you want a link my dear; you got one! http://www.papiermache.co.uk/exec/cms-home/p-introduction/ I went and found one, since I'm not sure how to describe it myself, but this site seems to have quite a bit of information on paper mache. This should help you quite a bit! I've bookmarked ...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Hi I'm New, Can You Help Me With My First Project!?!?
Replies: 8
Views: 2304

I'm assuming since you keep bringing up wonderflex that you have the money for it. Not that it's expensive entirely, but I would think after the two/three projects it might build up. I, honestly, have no idea what the Blitzball looks like since I never got into FF too much but I can help you with yo...
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jul 22, 2006 6:24 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Help! How do you make petticoats?
Replies: 8
Views: 2656

Have you tried going to your local fabric place and checking the pattern books? Usually in the costume section they'll have something on petticoats, I'm sure if you found something you could adjust it to what you need.
by BlackKnightress210
Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:21 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: How to stop fabric from freying..help. I'm new.
Replies: 11
Views: 3489

You don't want it to fray after you sew it into whatever it is you're making, is that it? If so then once you're done sewing it shouldn't fray anyhow, but if you want it to stop fraying before you sew it into whatever then just a straight-stitch about a quarter of an inch away from the edge will be ...
by BlackKnightress210
Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Question about Coloring Fabric
Replies: 6
Views: 1797

I spray painted my boots a year ago for AB2005. They were originally pink, but I made them turquise. You might be able to spray yours. The kind of paint we used was Design Master Spray Paint. You can pick it up at plays like AC Moore or Michael's Arts and Crafts. It worked pretty good, and didn't cr...
by BlackKnightress210
Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Ideas / Pictures
Topic: I need Ideas X_x
Replies: 6
Views: 2449

The picture with your camera makes you look kinda like Lulu (I think) because of your hair. But her outfit is rather hard, however if you're up to the task go for it! Sasame from Pretear would be fun. It'd go with the manga version personally because their uniforms are nicer. Fuu from MKR would be n...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue May 23, 2006 5:43 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: What exactly is a "Rod" as used in Final Fantasy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

I should think it would be two and a half to three feet long, I played for a short while. Google the image, but use a dowel rod to make the staff itself, get whatever thickness you think will work best. As for whatever decoration is on it, that's up to you. I vaugely remember this item, but I hope m...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue May 23, 2006 5:40 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Majora's Mask
Replies: 8
Views: 2738

Also, to get it to stay on. I don't think a string will work that well. Short story: In my town we have a costume shop. I was in there yesterday buying my wig for The Big. Anyhow, I was looking at the masks because they are so lovely, and I noticed they had headbands. Very ingenius. So, I'm not sure...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue May 23, 2006 5:31 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Dire need of costume advice
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

As long as you're happy with how it came out, so will everyone else. Some may be petty over that sort of thing, but most if it turns out will will congradulate you. As TR Rose said, the detail will stand out. I visualise this look stunning. Go with what you feel is right.

Good luck,

~Moi
by BlackKnightress210
Tue May 16, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Wings tutorials or advice
Replies: 10
Views: 4188

I'm not sure if those are the right wings though FJ. However it's a good reference. I told my friend about it since she needs wings for a costume she's doing later in the year. Anyhow. I'm pretty sure Skuld, is Skuld, and not the goddess protector behind her. So, I would suggest making those wings o...
by BlackKnightress210
Thu May 11, 2006 6:21 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Kairi KH2 HELP ME PLESAE!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1940

No idea what dress you're talking about, but, where ever you get your fabric, they should have zippers. Normally the longest are the last in the order. 7" 9" 10" etc..
by BlackKnightress210
Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:22 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Need help making a Dark Magician costume
Replies: 3
Views: 1819

How do you mean how would you make it? You get the pattern, which they always have Halloween costumes, cut out the pieces correctly. Pin it to the fabric after making any modification to it. Cut out the fabric pieces, then follow whatever directions came with the pattern.
by BlackKnightress210
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Where Can I Buy A Pink Wig?
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Well a general state or province would be helpful. I could suggest someplace like a local costume gallery down the street from my house, but unless you live near by it could end up way out of your way. If you have a costume shop near by, check there. Dying wigs I've heard is hard if it's your first ...
by BlackKnightress210
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Kingdom Hearts 2 Organization Outfit
Replies: 6
Views: 1956

If you shop at a Jo-Ann's make sure to bring any coupons they might have valid where you live. They're a life saver really. I got fourty percent off on my last batch of fabric so I got twelve yards of the stuff. Or, look for whatever might work that's on sale. Only go with the most expensive if you ...
by BlackKnightress210
Wed Apr 19, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Kingdom Hearts 2 Organization Outfit
Replies: 6
Views: 1956

Ah I see, I know who we're dealing with now. I'd suggest.... a fake leather perhaps. I know it will be expensive however but it's a pretty lengthy project in itself. Though so you don't have to try and make gloves, by those first and then work from there using the fabric of the glove to help you dec...
by BlackKnightress210
Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Kingdom Hearts 2 Organization Outfit
Replies: 6
Views: 1956

Hey, I'd love to help but I'm not sure what oufit this is. If you had a picture I'm sure you'd get more advice.

~Cat
by BlackKnightress210
Fri Mar 31, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Costume / Prop Construction Help
Topic: Serious help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Also, if you're still in school, you may be able to take a class on sewing if they have it where you go. At my high school we have Clothing and Advanced Clothing, both are amazing and helped me out greatly. College might have a sewing class, depending on where you're going and what you're majoring i...