Dragon*Con - 29 Days and Counting. . .

>> Thursday, August 5, 2010

Dragon*Con is at the end of this month and we're just now getting down to making our costumes. Lots of costumes - I'm not even going to tell you how many. . .
. . . but maybe this pile o' fabric waiting to be pre-washed will give you a hint.
For a change this year - I decided to start off with one of my costumes. All these squares are various shades and textures of black, waiting to be pieced together into a fabulous patchwork cape.
Labor intensive? Oh yes - but that's how we roll here at Gratz Industries.
Jo's getting in on the sewing action too this year. She wants to enter the costume contest as a maker - so she's doing all the sewing herself. I'm just helping with pattern drafting and technical advice. She's decided to go as Mitsumi, a Pokemon trainer from the Pokemon Diamond and Pearl graphic novel series - her current favorite book series. Here's Mitsumi. . .
Jo's working on the skirt up there at her machine. She decided to make it just a smidge longer than the skirt in the picture because she "wanted to be able to sit down without showing her underpants." Good thinking. . .


tanita davis August 5, 2010 at 12:07 PM  

Man, I like the way that girl thinks.

Post a Comment

Hello! Thanks for dropping by our blog. Feel free to agree or disagree with us, or just chime in with moral support. We leave most everything, but we of course reserve the right to delete anything that's needlessly nasty, profane, or spam. Now, if you'll just insert your two cents into the slot below...

Related Posts with Thumbnails
Read Alan's archived newsletters here.

Blog Archive

Swell Stuff

My Etsy Favorites

  © Blogger template Simple n' Sweet by Ourblogtemplates.com 2009

Back to TOP