Absolution – Dress

So I’ve started working on the dress portion of the costume.  I started off with a basic pattern for a dress I thought would work for the overall look:     Doesn’t quite look like the end product, does it.  I have been thinking about how to get the embellishments on the dress and I’ve come to the conclusion that… Read more →

Tosca’s Paleo Bread

Found this recipe courtesy Oxygen Mag: This gluten-free Paleo bread recipe is made with high-protein ingredients that won’t weigh you down. The flaxseeds give the bread a nutty flavor, while the honey adds a little sweetness. *Adapted from Gwyneth Paltrow’s recipe on her site goop.com. Ingredients 2 cups blanched almond flour/meal 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup flaxseed, ground 1/4… Read more →

Suit Assembled

So I sewed together all the parts and did a test fitting on the mannequin. I think it looks pretty damn good! All that’s left to be done is sew on the hooks for the leg and arm greeblies and sew the sleeves to the underlying tee shirt. I still need to add padding to the helmet. 95% ready for… Read more →

New Under Suit

So I’ve started cutting out the spandex for the new under suit.  I have a couple metal cube paper weights that were swag from work and I’ve found that they are absolutely useful when I’m cutting out the pieces.     I’ve also dyed the fabric;   The colour turned out quite well, a little darker in spots, but we’ll… Read more →