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Venellope Von Schweetz: Sweatshirt Color

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I’m taking my first tentative steps towards my Venellope cosplay (countdown: 3 months.) I’m now on my third custom fabric swatch, trying to get the color of her sweatshirt right. I just ordered a swatch of the color on the right; I think I’ve finally got it. (The alt text has the hex codes if you’re interested.)

As for the skirt, I’ve been eyeing Simplicity #2365, view B. It’s got a tiered look going on, with an elastic waistband (so no insane fitting.) It also has a wide array of fabrics to choose from, so finding chocolate-colored cloth won’t be as difficult. I think I’ll try tackling that first, while I wait for the swatches to come back.

Finding a sweatshirt pattern seems to be the big challenge. If anyone out there has found a sewing pattern for a non-zipped hoodie with a kangaroo pocket, please, I beg of you, send it my way!

 

Hex: #bdfbc8Hex: #8bbdb2

 
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Posted by on March 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Deepest Apologies!

Hello everyone!

I am finally back after a month of very frustrating technical difficulties. Hopefully we can tumble back onto schedule and just pretend February never happened. So, expect a post from me on Wednesday introducing you to the wonderful world of knits! 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

This is also the time of year when a girl’s thoughts turn to sweeter things: summer cosplay. I am gearing up to start out on my long journey towards having two cosplay outfits ready for a con in July. These two outfits will be (drumroll):

  • Venelope von Schweetz from “Wreck It Ralph”
  • Assassin from “Assassin’s Creed 2” 

Oh man am I excited. I will be getting most of the AC2 costume made (I’ll be trying my hand at the silk shirt), but Venelope is gonna be all me. Stay tuned for further developments! 

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Posted by on March 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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