Life-Sized

send me an age and ill tell you what i would have been blogging about when i was that old 

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the-real-seebs:

moonlunes:

ofools:

lumpenspaceproletariat:

dearnonacepeople:

knight-of-antioch:

If you’re Christian I hope you don’t believe asexuality exists because you are implying you and/or others are immune from sinful lust, which is applying divine properties to humans and therefore defying crucial theological principles.

It’s just in asexuals are actually have divine properties 

lmao oh my goodness

finally the recognition i deserve, the godly kind

this explains a lot about some of my friends

Okay, this is a brilliant example of how not to theology. A+, good laughter, would totally disregard again.

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Anonymous said,
Got any generic sewing tips? Everything seems like an impenetrable mist of terminology from out here.

ceruleancynic:

Yup! First and foremost, backstitch is your friend. Backstitching is the handsewing technique that most closely approximates machine sewing. I have done more fucking backstitch since I got into cosplay than I had in the previous decade and a half. 

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You use it in embroidery too, but it is the strongest and most easily kept even way to stick two bits of cloth (or leather, or whatever) together. Stick your needle up through the fabric at the point marked 1, then down again at the point marked 2. Then go back past point 1 and stick the needle up through the fabric at point 3 and down again at point 4. Your seam is progressing from right to left, but each individual stitch on top of the fabric, facing you, goes up on the left and down on the right. Fuck around with it and it will start to make sense. 

THE IRON IS EVEN MORE OF YOUR FRIEND. I can’t emphasize this enough. Ironing pieces and seams flat is absolutely key. Pink Effie exists because of the backstitch and the iron. 

Other things: if you have use of a serger or overlock machine, TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT. Sergers are what makes that sort of figure-of-8 stitching round the edges of pieces of fabric that stops them from fraying. They are awesome and I lust after them. 

Alterations: “Easing” a seam is when you are sewing two pieces of fabric together and they aren’t quite the same length, so you have to gather the longer one into teenyweeny little pleats or tucks to make it short enough, or stretch the shorter one to match. I think the term “futz” applies. Tucks and darts are ways to shape and alter a piece of fabric, and like half the shit I do on cosplays is take tucks and darts in stuff. Once you can do that, you can have things actually fit you!

Seam allowance—this is like the bleed on a design piece, how much fabric there is beyond the point where you actually sew the seam. Err in favor of too much: you can always cut it down, but trying to sew something with almost no seam allowance (especially if the pieces aren’t serged) is fucking miserable. 

Basting is just attaching one piece of fabric to another with long easily removable stitches, used to check how something will fit together, or hang, or whatever. I’ve seen “tacking” used for the same purpose, no idea if that’s a cromulent synonym.

Anatomy of a sewing machine: The bit that goes up and down very fast is the needle. The flat metal piece that runs along the fabric, and through which the needle goes up and down, is the presser foot. The tiny spool that holds the thread coming up from underneath the fabric is the bobbin, and on decent God-fearing machines it lies horizontally just under a slidy metal door on the flat part of the machine—the bed—but on evil probably-Communist machines it sits vertically in a metal bobbin carriage that I suck balls at getting to work properly.* The little ridgy things that push the fabric along from underneath are the feed dogs. Tension and stitch length and shape is controlled by various mechanisms along the path of the thread from its spool on top of the whole business down to the needle. You now know as much as I do about sewing machines.

If you have specific questions I can do my best to answer them, but keep in mind I am in no way a dressmaker and I don’t own a machine or sew from patterns, so I’m kind of not a great role model. There are really talented dressmakers on tumblr like pinklikeme who know what the fuck they’re doing and have tutorials up to help teach other people. 

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*the technical term for the little cave in which this bobbin carriage lurks is the cryhole


Hmm… should I tag the snake-y accessories I reblog onto amaskeddreamer as “ophidian accoutrements” or “wear serpents”?


Anonymous said,
what if i want to help the fingerkings. is that bad. am i a bad person?

skruffie:

toushindai:

skruffie:

saint-arthur:

You might be. Or maybe you’re just easily taken in by the promises of imaginary dream snakes.

stares at avis

Okay but you have GOT to admit it’s better than Seeking.

If Avis was jumping from Seeking to trying to navigate the promises of imaginary dream snakes, then maybe I could suggest a hobby instead. Knitting! Interpretative dance!

I’ll have you know that the Fingerkings are EXCELLENT interpretive dancers. Granted if you interpret their dances successfully there’s an 80% chance you’ll go insane but that’s a small price to pay.


nathanael-platier:

veralynn23:

Valerie Hegarty

Famous paintings come to life in 3D sculptures of nature’s destructive tendencies.

Is this IB ?

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Anonymous said,
what if i want to help the fingerkings. is that bad. am i a bad person?

skruffie:

saint-arthur:

You might be. Or maybe you’re just easily taken in by the promises of imaginary dream snakes.

stares at avis

Okay but you have GOT to admit it’s better than Seeking.


neeell91:

Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban, 逆転裁判, 역전재판) cosplay

dec 29. 2013

Phoenix Wright (Naruhodo Ryuichi) - 센로

Maya Fey (Ayasato Mayoi) - neeell (tumblrblog)

Mia Fey (Ayasato Chihiro) - 자색고구미

Pearl Fey (Ayasato Harumi) - 도란

photo - Tylor

Please do not repost ;w;


cameoappearance:

*vibrates with excitement* Didn’t have time to check it out yesterday, GUESS WHAT I’M DOIN TONIGHT

It’s pretty glitchy, honestly. This is immersion-enhancing when you have to leave because all the storylets (no, really, all of them) vanished, but not so much when the shops that are supposed to shuffle give you the same fuel vendor over and over again.

That… sounds about right for the Iron Republic.


Anonymous said,
Why exactly does the Popular Song have such a violent effect on weasels? And why hasn't anyone started performing "Everyone Should Give Me A Searing Enigma" at Mahogany Hall?

saint-arthur:

I blame the Sardonic Music-Hall Singer. She has a lot to answer for.

Sardonic Music-Hall Singer: the Big Bad of the opportunity deck