Kickstart Kricket Costumes

Sunday, 27 May 2012, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

Welcome Fanime attendees (and loyal fans)! We’ve got a special treat for all of you, namely the opportunity to get your hands on some special cosplay merchandise! * * * * * Kricket Costumes has just launched our first project on Kickstarter! We are asking for funding to print four cosplay-themed T-shirts, with sizing that […]

FanimeCon 2012 Panels

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Announcements

Crossplay Tricks Saturday, May 26th, from 7pm – 8 pm Panels 2 You have not experienced cosplay until you have CROSSplayed. Learn the secrets for dressing as the opposite sex and causing confusion among the general public. KricketCostumes will discuss crossplay techniques and more advanced forms of physical modification. This panel includes mature content. Cosplay […]

Lifecasting Basics

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

You’re in trouble if you succumb to the claustrophobia while encased in the material.  I had a hysteria attack with tears pooling in my eyes and then I freaked out even more because I kept wondering–where are the tears going to go?  ~Kricket *  *  *  *  * Lifecasting is the process of molding your […]

Fabric Designs with Batik Wax

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 8:00 | Author : Kricket
Category : Learn about Cosplay

“Batik” is a fabric dying technique that allows you to create two-tone patterns on fabric using wax.  How this works is when the specialized wax is painted on a natural-fiber fabric, it acts as a dye-barrier and prevents penetration into the fabric.  What makes batik wax special is it’s mixture of beeswax, which adheres well […]