Emerald City and 12-hr Rey

That’s right, I survived Emerald City Comic Con 2017 without having slept for 36 hours and I busted out Rey’s vest in 12 hours.  I keep telling myself that I’ll start things ahead of time and that I’ll do things right next time… fast forward to the night before a costume deadline, hunched over the sewing machine, cutting corners left and right, fueled by the ridiculous levels of caffeine in boba….

Next time, next time.

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Star Wars everyday

Art and I were watching Rogue One at the Cinerama for the third time yesterday* and I had a realization: “Why not Star Wars everyday?”


I was sitting there studying Cassian Andor’s parka and mulling over a comment that friend made to me last month: “Hey, you should totally make Jyn Erso’s jacket, you could totally pull that off.”  Yeah, thought I, I do like Jyn, but I preferred her badass self in the trailers than the final movie cut (COME ON: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wji-BZ0oCwg) and her out fit is not really a “costume” costume and it would be hard pressed to feel like I was dressed up at a convention rather than everyday life… Wait.  EVERYDAY LIFE.

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