Archive for May, 2008

The making of Dawn, part 2

May 30th, 2008

I’ve decided to mainly focus on Dawn’s costume instead of Pit’s right now, mainly because I’m waiting for a local con for Pit’s. It’s too troublesome to transport large wings! Anyway, last night I finished up the back of the dress, and sewed the shoulders of the front and back together. [Dawn reference]

The sides aren’t sewn. They’re just pinned together in that photo. Before I sew the sides, I think I’m going to alter the front a little. When I tried it on, I felt the V-neck opened up too much.

Material-wise, things are looking good.
I have: pink Kona cotten (skirt), white flannel (hat), toy Pokeballs, black wig
I need: pink PVC (boot covers), yellow fabric (purse)
Yeah, I chose a bad time to try and find her boots. They’re out of season right now! Instead of buying an expensive pair or waiting until winter, I’m going to attempt boot covers. So… I’m waiting for some PVC swatches to be sent to me. If all goes well, this costume should be done next month ;)

New domain and new addiction

May 28th, 2008

Not too long ago, I said that I was domained out, and if I bought another domain, I wouldn’t know what to do with it. I even cancelled a domain without ever using it. Then what do I do? I buy another domain! I bought hosting for it, too, instead of hosting it myself. Now I have 5 domains spread over 2 resellers and 1 shared ^^;; Anyway, the new domain is: UTACM-Alum.org It was literally put together in one day so the written pages need to… not look like crap, and the boards/gallery need modding. UTACM was what made college awesome for me, and thus, I made a site for us alumni.

I’ve possibly been gaming too much lately. When I was young, my parents wouldn’t let me get a SNES, so I missed out on one of the best Zelda games ever, Link to the Past. It was re-released for GBA, and I’ve been playing that A LOT. If I seem distracted on AIM, I’m either at work or I’m playing Link to the Past. I’ve drained my GBA battery twice now since Fri, and my left thumb hurts sometimes from using the D-pad so much XD;; I have to say though, I suck at 2D games now. I noticed this when I first played Minish Cap (GBA), and I couldn’t even walk without falling into the water… when no enemies were near me. FAIL. How I played these type of games when I was younger, I’m not sure. Anyway, I’m almost done with this game, and Crystal Chronicles (DS) too. Next up is FF3 and The World Ends With You. Unfortunately, I’m still way behind on Wii games, but I’ll get to those eventually ^^;;

Rock on

May 22nd, 2008

Being a short, little Asian girl that enjoys Anime, people often don’t believe me when they find out what kind of music I listen to. Rock and metal? Oh yeah, I love me some of that, especially Iron Maiden. The boyfriend and I are huge fans. Which is why! We went to see them last night!! They’re on tour right now and did a show in San Antonio, about an hour away from us. Incase you don’t know, Iron Maiden is an English metal band that’s been around since the 70s. The show was amazing, and they mainly performed songs from the 80s. They opened with Aces High and ended with Hallowed Be Thy Name in the encore. I’m so glad I got to see them perform live.

After that dose of metal, I did something very not “metal” today. I baked a cookie cake XD;; But who doesn’t love a chocolate chip cookie cake? I mean, looooooook at iiiittttt.

It’s for my boyfriend’s mom :3 Ok, I suck at writing in frosting though. That looks like a 3 year old did it XD;; That was my fourth try already (hence the smeared blue from me scraping it off), so I just let it be after that, heh.

This weekend is a three day weekend. The sad thing is, I didn’t realize Monday was Memorial day until just last week! Oh well, I don’t have any plans for it, but it’ll be nice to just do nothing XD;;