1st April 2013: Word of Advice - don't iron your tights. So I was thinking I could do cammy's leg markings by putting iron-on transfers onto the stockings I'm wearing for her... I had the iron on the lowest setting, and it seemed to be working at first... until suddenly BAM the iron burned a huge hole in the back of the tights. Hmm.
Luckily I had a second pair of tights as a back-up, so I tried experimenting with making the leg shapes out of stickers, but I found that whenever I moved my leg they'd bubble up and not sit flat.
So finally I've just resorted to drawing on the shapes with some markers - and coincidentally enough, the closest colour I could find was some light blue high lighters. When they mix with the colour of my tights they are actually the EXACT colour match for my body suit??? WHAT??? I wasn't expecting that at all! So it kind of turned out better in the end, despite one pair of tights being ruined!
1st April 2013: 9 pence knuckle dusta if anybody touches my butt they'll have a 18 pence knock-out comin' their way!!
aka i was too lazy to shape the 6 circles so I found some pennies and glued them together
1st April 2013: lol pink snow Trying to spray paint outside in the snow and the wind leads to weird results. Probably should have put up a box as a windshield, derp
1st April 2013: Bodysuit Mach II Made out of cotton jersey instead. Now I can actually get in and out of my costume! Yay. AND I remembered to make my pattern symmetrical this time LOL
1st April 2013: Gauntlets Base made from Worbla's, bulked up with Plastazote, covered with another layer of Worbla's and then given about 3-4 layers of gesso. Sanded down, then given two layers of primer spray paint and then a further 3-4+ layers of the red spray paint. Then it was weathered to look a bit dirtier and used.
This picture only shows the first three steps (I started putting on a bit of gesso but then stopped to take this photo).
24th October 2012: Bodysuit Progress bluh bluh
24th October 2012: Pattern Well I pulled a massive derp and forgot to redraw my pattern symmetrical. Which has caused loads of problems for me wooooo go me
23rd October 2012: weeps somebody slap me if i ever try making a bodysuit out of a non stretch material again
19th October 2012: Pattern done "Cammy will be quick to make" they said
"She wears practically nothing how hard can it be" they said
8 hours of patterning later.
I finally have a working pattern and I've started cutting my fabric up. I messed up at first because I foolishly used one of my old patterns as a base that not only is two sizes too big for me, but is designed for having loose fitting arm holes which caused a big issue when I tried fitting the sleeves. I redrafted it about four times and with some help from Frazzy with repositioning my darts I fiiiinally have something that works! So many kudos to her for helping me out, I was getting really frustrated and she knew exactly how to fix my problem XD
RebaSephiroth2 - 19th October 2012
Can't wait to see your progress. ^____^
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