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Ahsoka progress

I had left the hilts and greeblies looking good ­čÖé But then… today as I was arranging all the parts on a stand in plate… well I found that I needed to cut one hilt section in half, and also find an emitter end cap. But this is how it all looks now so it …

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Instagram catch up

┬á My Take A Breather costume- A remake of my Jem dress ­čÖé The belt and shoes were still fine but I also have a glorious new wig. So it needs a really glam dress. And Ahsoka belt and bracers. I now have the belt wet forming on a dressform. The horns separated in temperature …

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So that rib

Turns out it’s broken, healing but broken. Cartilage does not show up on xrays though and here is weirdness at the jon between bone and cartilage so I will ask for further investigation. As for what can be done… nothing. Pain relief. But nothing.

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Stalled progress

My Ahsoka lekku did not cure as well as needed. So I’m going to see if I can tidy the belt template and start tooling leather.

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Maleficent horns

New horn frame with some clay added back. The aim is that this will be easier. Also when scanning I only need one horn, thank goodness.

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It took all day

But I am nearly back to where I was. I decided that I was too annoyed by the short back lekku to be happy. Side track to making a new stand for sculpting and I now have wiggly lekku- one attached two on the floor.   And so much mess.   So much.   But …

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catching up here and elsewhere

I mainly use Iinstagram right now- shared to twitter, facebook page, and tumblr. I used to be able to use a handy plugin to import the 750x750pxl images into my media, but can’t now. So it’s a case of remembering to batch convert a whole pile of images as well as crop them before updating …

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rock the frock

rock the frock-Alexandra Fedorovna COurt gown

While looking for WIP photos I’m also finding inspiration photos and now I am really inspired by a few pearled garments. Finding the original source of this is proving very difficult (the photo owner is in there but where she posted it is not) but there is a great interactive exhibit! Huge photos definitely worth …

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time to latex

I had a good start yesterday. Having experiemtned with many tools now I will be able to do a poper tutorial on making best use of latex under different circumstances. I’ve used filler, paints, brushes of all kinds, and now it’s finally paying off. My lekku are looking good and my montral can be trimmed …

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Elsa cape dye recipe

I have started my new cape so I thought ┬áI’d quickly set out the measurements of dye needed.   For a 2.5m long cape (2 1/2y+10″, 1m is 1y+4″): Do this in two batches, do not be tempted to do it all in one go unless you have an industrial sized pot and oven!   …

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