06 December 2015

The Fifteenth Week, College and Cosplay

There's only 1 and 1/2 weeks left in my first semester of college.  It's absolutely crazy, but I'm so excited to finally be nearing the end... and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. :D  Those are the two topics of interest for today... ;)

Classes are going quite well.  Two have finished already, so I've just got four classes remaining - and I don't have any big projects left, just finals.  Yay! :)

So, in PHIL201, we're almost done studying philosophy of religion; I finished making the apparel project (pajama pants) in FACS222 on Friday; we've just got one last class period for CRST290 (History of Life), which will just be a review of the semester; and we just finished watching the 1989 Batman in CINE101 (not a huuuge fan of it, but for an 80s film and the first serious superhero movie, it was fairly good).

Now, as for my Rey costume, things are going just swimmingly. :D

I got around to buying some faux leather at Joann for the belt earlier this week, and I'm super pleased with it.  Though it was described as suede on the label, it's actually got a half-leather half-suede finish, which I thought was a really neat look, and lent itself to looking nice and old and distressed.  Plus, it's the perfect color and weight, AND it was on clearance.  Basically a total win.

Thursday night, I made the leather cuff (when I should have been working on a paper for philosophy instead, and ended up staying up until 2am to finish that buuuut regardless...both got done... xD), and I'm super pleased with how it turned out:

Isn't it just the coolest design??  I'm obsessed with it.

I also started work on a template for the leather belt, but I'm only about half way done with that:

Welp guys, only 11 days until the end of my semester, and 12 days until The Force Awakens.  So hold tight.  This next week-and-a-half is going to be crazy.

See ya next Sunday. :)


  1. As always, good to read what's going on. Check out my blog for my progress on my costume(s) I'm making for T.F.A. :)

  2. Im not sure which Im more excited for....The Force Awakens or the end of the semester. lol. (jk, Im obviously more excited for Star Wars.)
    The cuff looks awesome! I cant wait to see the finished cosplay! good luck with finals! God bless you :)