Trying to pay $50 for a $300+ costume commission is like trying to get French champagne on a Sprite budget. — MaryAnne Vivandiere, seamstress and owner of Vivandiere Designs, on cosplayers asking for ‘reasonable prices’ for custom made costumes, without taking into account the hours spent patterning & fabricating said costume, as well as the cost of materials.
At APop this weekend running a bunch of workshops and being a huge dork at the Science Centre! I think we’re doing Harry Potter stuff today? So that should be cool. Will probably be updating mostly via instagram!