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Agent Carter

Peggy Carter began as a found-item costume that Alena put together for a movie premiere. She decided to wear it again to a convention a few weeks later, and it was so well received that she kept wearing it! It’s now a personal favorite — simple, comfortable, recognizable, and it HAS POCKETS, which practically elevates…

Product Review: Flexbond

By now you’ve probably heard the announcement that CosplaySupplies.com is now carrying Flexbond, a popular theatrical glue that up until now was difficult to come by in small quantities. After the jump, I’ll be testing and reviewing this product so you can see how it works on foam and Worbla! I’m no stranger to hijacking…

Bias Tape: A Guide For Beginners

Does your costume have contrast trim around the edges? Never fear — bias tape isn’t as scary as it looks! This is a very beginner-friendly guide to double-fold bias tape application. This is double-fold bias tape. If you unfold it, you will see three fold lines. (This is the kind I recommend for trimming the edges…

Flash Gordon

Alena grew up in the 1980s. Alena likes the band Queen. Alena enjoys cheesy sci-fi adventure movies. So when Indy PopCon announced that they were bringing actor Sam Jones to town and sponsoring a special screening of the 1980 classic Flash Gordon (the one with the soundtrack by Queen) at The Historic Artcraft Theatre, Alena declared that oh,…