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melficef asked: First of all I want to thank you for your tutorial of the journy cosplay! I'm a huge fan from germany of your work, so please be kind about my English skills. I also used Jersey for the main cloak and you were right about the swishness :D One little problem is, that it won't stay closed, when im whriling around. Did you sew the neck part together? I dont mind the gap when jumping, but it shouldnt fall down, you know ;D

My pleasure! Unfortunately, unless you sew the front closed or add some sort of closure like snaps and zipper, it will not stay closed when you spin around. I left mine open (with two snaps at the neck to keep it on my shoulders) so I could easily flap around!

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karpfeneis asked: Hello! I am currently making a Journey cosplay following your tutorial and I think I found the reason why only some people have trouble with the hood sizing. In my printed pattern, the front of the hood is about 1 1/2 inches too small, but with the fold on the top of the head the fabric will stretch a bit in fabrics with even grain lines like broadcloth or canvas (and knit fabrics like jersey) but retain it's shape in fabrics with diagonal grain (I used poplin).

This is an awesome observation that I would have never made! Published your wisdom, thank you so much!

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I decided to do just one simple costume for PAX East this weekend, but of course it ended up being a pain in the ass to make anyway. I’ll be giving out cookies for the Cookie Brigade, which donates proceeds to Child’s Play. So look for me in Ravio all weekend and BUY SOME COOKIES!

ALSO please visit the Able Gamers booth, in front of the showroom this weekend, and consider making a donation! I got to design a board, record some lines, and design these awesome coins for them. For a donation, you can either get your own limited edition commemorative coin OR you can use it to play Pachinko! They do really awesome work, making sure gaming is accessible to everyone, and I’m really honored to do work for them!

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It’s very hard to move in Oktavia, so my boyfriend thought of a great solution whenever I was confronted by stairs or a long stretch of walking.

Video taken by Mike

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forestchump asked: Hellooo, I'm making a Journey cosplay and for the patterns on the bottom of the cloak I was thinking of using fabric paint with tape to map out the designs or maybe even silk screening, as I tend to be really bad with sewing things on nicely. Do you think this would be possible? And do you have any recommendations for what fabric would hold it best while still staying flowy? Sorry if I'm diverging a bit from your tutorial ^^'

I’ve seen people use the tape method! Silk-screening would be lovely too but I have never done that yet so I wouldn’t know what tip to give you except don’t use a lot of paint for both taping and silk-screening! A little amount goes a long way and you won’t get bulging paint smudges on the side. I’ve also seen someone embroider all the symbols (!)

Unfortunately, anything you add to will always be a little weighed down. In that case, you should try to get the hem to stick out with something like horsehair braid. Linen maintains its shape well but it’s already heavy to begin with so the flow isn’t as great. I used jersey and kona broadcloth and while it weighed down the bottom of the cloak, I put horsehair braid in and stuck my arms out away from me to get the triangular shape.

My tutorial is meant to be a guide like a White Robe traveler, you can follow it or you can wander off on your own :)

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dragonelfwarrior asked: Sorry for stuffing your inbox again!! I just remembered this last question: Is it hard to breathe through the mask? Do you take it off periodically as you're wearing it, or did you add breaking holes somewhere?

No worries! It is a bit, since Wonderflex doesn’t breath, so make sure you can easily take it off if it gets too much. My mask has elastic so I can flip it up, helps so you don’t need to take the whole hood off. You can sort of breath around the mask, but it still gets kinda moist and gross.

I don’t think I’ve worn a single masked costume where I could breath comfortably, tbh.

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