I took a break from cosplay in 2008 for health reasons and have only restarted for 2013. I am leaving up a selection of favorites and a history of my costumes, and hope to add new things soon. In the meantime, please enjoy the story of how I learned to sew.

cosplay highlights::

Charm Lord Orlouge // SaGa Frontier
SDCC 2007: Textile Craftsmanship Honorable Mention; Instructables Halloween Contest: Costumes Category 1st Prize
Yuuko (manga v. 3)// xxxHOLiC: Anime Expo 2006
YURAsama (Prism)// Psycho le Cemu
Anime Expo 2006: Pop Shock Masquerade Best Craftsmanship
YURAsama (GENZAI Arcadia) // Psycho le Cemu: Katsucon 2005
AYA (Roman Hikou) // Psycho le Cemu: Katsucon 2005
AYA (Frontiers/Angelic Pretty dress) // Psycho le Cemu: Ohayocon 2004 (live) / Katsucon 2004 (photoshoot)
PLC Cosplay Contest (Katsucon 2004): AYA's selection

original design costumes ::

award-winning original design doll costumes ::

misc. costume props/accessories ::

costume commissions ::
For non-costume commissions, see the fashion page.

complete cosplay timeline ::
character // source: debut (new --> old)

Haru (Hal) // Kibouya Honpo: Ohayocon 2008 (?)
Charm Lord Orlouge // SaGa Frontier: San Diego Comic-Con International 2007San Diego Comic-Con International 2007: Textile Craftsmanship Honorable Mention
Gunter // Kyou Kara Maoh!: Anime Central 2007
Yumichika Ayasegawa // Bleach: Ohaycon 2007
Yuuko (manga v. 3)// xxxHOLiC: Anime Expo 2006
YURAsama (Prism)// Psycho le Cemu: Metrocon 2006 Anime Expo 2006: Pop Shock Masquerade Best Craftsmanship
Gieve (Guibu) (Yoshitaka Amano ver.)// Arslan Senki "Heroic Legend of Arislan": San Diego Comic-con 2005
AYA (Roman Hikou) // Psycho le Cemu: Katsucon 2005
YURAsama (GENZAI Arcadia) // Psycho le Cemu: Katsucon 2005
Freyr // Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok: Pacific Media Expo 2005
Katou Yue (manga v. 17-18) // Angel Sanctuary: Otakon 2005 Otakon 2005 Masquerade (group)
AYA (Frontiers/Angelic Pretty dress) // Psycho le Cemu: Ohayocon 2004 (live) / Katsucon 2004 (photoshoot) PLC Cosplay Contest (Katsucon 2004): AYA's selection
Kami-sama (manga v. 7-9) // Saiyuki: Anime Reactor 2003
Dark Mousy // DNAngel: Kazecon 2003 Kazecon 2003: Best Presentation
Salt // Tiny Snow Fairy Sugar: Kazecon 2003
Doujima // Witch Hunter Robin: Anime Expo 2003
Gieve (Guibu) // Arslan Senki "Heroic Legend of Arislan": Anime Expo 2003
Toboe // Wolf's Rain: Anime Central 2003
Katou Yue (manga v. 13/14) // Angel Sanctuary: Anime Central 2003 Anime Central 2003: presentation award (group)
Pao-chan // G-On Riders: Katsucon 2003
Ayane (costume 7) // Dead or Alive 2: Katsucon 2003
Hiro Nakano // Gravitation: Katsucon 2003
Youji Kudou (artbook) // Weiss Kreuz: Katsucon 2003
Spike Spiegel // Cowboy Bebop: AXNY 2002

(for my brother)

Kuroneko // Trigun: AXNY 2002
Iwakura Lain (Cyberia CD cover) // Serial Experiments Lain: AXNY 2002
Integra Hellsing // Hellsing: Anime Expo 2002
Genjo Sanzo // Saiyuki: Anime Expo 2002
Kaoru Kamiya (kendo tanuki ver.) // Rurouni Kenshin: Anime Expo 2002
Faye Valentine // Cowboy Bebop: Anime Expo 2002 AXNY 2002: Julia Feeney's Presentation Award
Youji // Weiss Kreuz: Anime Central 2002
Haruko // FLCL: Anime Central 2002