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The old thread got archived, so let's make a new one

Feel free to discuss current projects, what you want to make in the future etc
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>>10563849
uh, anon, pointelle is slightly different than what OP posted. the holes in pointelle are much much smaller (like your picture)
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>>10563849
>>10564017
I asked the question originally and still found that helpful for other reasons, thanks
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>>10564069
good for you? it's still important to be aware of.
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>>10550921
that one in your picture is just a gathered rectangle that's tapered at the ends into a semi circle type cut
You can make full aprons like that by measuring your waist, times that measurement by 1.5, or 2 if you want a fuller apron and then cut it out into a shape you like.
The ruffles are done the same way but measure the hem of the apron, and times it by 2-3.
Make your waistband from a rectangle long enough to tie around your waist, plus more for a decorative tied bow, then you just add on patch pockets and embellish as you like
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>>10563729
I think with the current trends it's harder to handmake unless you're doing, say, resin jewellery or miniatures to supplement your OTT sweet collection. It was easier with classic shit in 2013-15 that incorporated more normie things like those spray painted skewer madonna crowns and fucking flower crowns. Basically if you can hot glue it, then people do it.

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What would be the male equivalent of Gothic Lolita? Nothing gay, a masculine counterpart.

I'd guess it would probably look something like David Tennant's doctor who or some kind of mad hatter.

Let's discuss

Help me put together the perfect outfit (especially shoes, I don't even know where to start with shoes)
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>>10560590
>go google search "elegant aristocrat"

...Ew. Can I just dress like the motherfuckers on downton abbey? gimme dem edwardian era high collars and scarfs pls
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>>10564759
lame and gay.
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>>10564761

Sorry man, didn't get a good impression at all, at all at all from what I saw on searching those terms. I'm sure someone can pull it off, I got an open mind, but it wasn't a good first impression.
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>>10564759
Then go and larp with some britaboo fujos.
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>>10564759
>Can I wear clothes from x period of time
So you knew the answer you wanted from the start, huh?

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Alternative jfash shop staff often post the coords they wear to work, and what customers wear while shopping, to social media. Sometimes it feels like with Harajuku gentrifying, and iconic magazines going under, some shop staff are working extra hard as brand ambassadors and social media managers in their own right. They consistently share creative, fun content as well as the usual sales and marketing messages.

Let's share and discuss some of their social media work.

>pic related, KIST shop staff
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>>10560478
Oh my god, so much love for those shoes.
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>>10560476
Wow, I actually really like the star lace underskirt here
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Ozz On staff
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New thread >>10564770

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Last thread hit image limit.

Post cosplays with huge boobs!
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>>10563823
dont have big boobs?
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>>10543796
KEK. She was caught wearing a chest piece boi. She's a B cup.
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>>10543796
so when reverse image searching google gave me a ton of weird results with lots of blurring and references to death and animal abuse
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>>10530761
shut up bitch with no milky

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I vote for Crysta Graziano.

https://www.strawpoll.me/42570293
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HNNNNNNNNGGGG

The usual thread for wig questions, concerns, or looking for suggestions regarding what to use a wig for.

Tutorials:
https://arda-wigs.com/blogs/tutorials/tutorial-master-list
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>>10553517

>>10472623
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What's the best way to store wigs?

Should I be keeping them in tight-sealed bags or hanging them?
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>>10556484
depends on the wig, but folding them back into the hair net and into plastic bags are usually good enough
if it's a long straight wig, then do a loose braid to save you some trouble later
using a wad of tissue paper to pad the head part would also help
>>10553060
sign up on tenso then have prisila ship to that address - google translate should get you most of the way but if not, post screens
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>>10556484
depends on how much space you have, i prefer hanging them
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>>10558922
same

Haven’t seen one in a while! Anyone still doing this?
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>>10557172
I want to have egl pen pals, but I worry about giving randos on 4chan my addy.
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>>10557213
Idk doesn't seem to scary if the secret santa people can do it.
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>>10557172
Still got 4-5. Usually between 1-2 letters a month per person, but its been slow with the postal slowdown.

>>10557213
>>10557216
Haven’t had anyone try to break in yet.
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>>10557172
Hard with the eternal mail delays atm.

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No I Love snow fags edition.

Endless days of lockdown.
Vaccines being rolled out.
Cons set to return later on in the year.
>they say

Any plans at ALL for this year, Brit anons?
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>>10563411
coviddy doomers be seething right now lol
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Why aren't there any good midlands cons
fucking hate london
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>>10564274
Cause they sell out in seconds
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>>10564377
Wouldn't that be a reason to do more, though? We used to have EGX, which was nice for gaming stuff, but now we have fuck all.
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>>10564383
Logistics, transport, etc. Birmingham airport is strictly D- tier and a E tier transport network, while London has multiple S+ tier airports and S++ local transit.

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Do you like Power Girl? Who is your favorite?
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>>10564561
God damn I would destroy my bed with this chick.
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Will this be the new cosplay hype for the end of 2020 and 2021?

Do you play thegame? What's your favourite character? Cosplay plans? Why is Venti the best boy?
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>>10564346
whoa what the fuck
you're telling me kin shit survived and is now on tik tok? fucking hell

>>10564494
Kinnies are basically weebs who claim or believe that their soul is a reincarnation or parallel incarnation of a fictional character (especially, from anime, manga, or video games). That's the definition anyway. I'm pretty sure this split off from some native American shit back when tumblr was active, which you'd think these kids would be against.
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>>10564497
Oh shit I got a final fantasy house flashback
Fucking hell no
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>>10564346
Xiao would never
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>>10564346
Can't they and their clown makeup go back to their shitty aliexpress EnStars cosplays
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>>10559852
The photographer/cosplayer should've just cropped out the AC vents above the door. They look so out of place with the rest of the photo.

>>10563546
I assume it's the 1.4 update? Sort of excited to see Hutao released at last if she's in this one.

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Last Thread: >>10456245

> Latest purchases
> Dream dresses
> Gothic coordinate pics
> Favorite pieces
> etc.
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>>10564606
Thank you! Yeah, after the 5th page of going through the Boz site and seeing maybe 1 size/color of several items I clicked on in stock still, I was getting that impression.

Funny enough I almost purchased the winter special set back during the holidays but spent too long deliberating, and I'm really kicking myself over it now. Do they do those sets often, or is it more irregular?
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>>10564608
I believe they do those around the same time of year other brands do their lucky packs/special packs, so you’ll have another chance for sure
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>>10564575
Get some BPN/Peace Now blouses and jackets to bulk your wardrobe out - they're great and sell for SO cheap second hand.
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>>10564575
There are plenty of nun style taobao but they're all tacky and OTT as fuck, not minimalist at all like Nameless, it sucks.
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>>10564206
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv2Jd3LTifI
mana has a little fupa sitting down lol

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If I want the most ultra realistic robot mask, where do I go to?

I'm considering making it myself but it's probably too much for me.
I'd even like it to have programmable LED displays for eyes and mouth so I can change my expression on the go.
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>>10563928
>spoonfeed me, i want to engineer this complicated thing but i don’t want to do any of the engineering work or google basic info on daft punk helmets
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>>10563930
Why reinvent the wheel, wasted time.
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>>10563715

You are going to have to 3D print the mask and look up Arduino on youtube for starters.
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>>10563935
you're wasting time trying to get spoonfed here. Looks like you don't even know what questions to ask to get started. Go look up tutorials for stuff you're interested in. They'll actually go over stuff you need to know in order and with parts lists.
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Few options:
- 3D print it
- Foam + hot glue
- Papercraft + covering (like fibreglass)
- Insulating foam and cleaver then mold it

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Oh hello anon, that's a big P90 you got there. Would you like to enter my wormhole?
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>>10563538
Ngl that's kinda cool.
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>>10563578
Yeah I think so too. But I only found this one pic.
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>>10563538
I'm gonna have to send the M.A.L.P first, we have to make sure there are no alien STDs on the other side.
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Huh. The girlfriend and I have been watching a shit ton of Stargate and she wants to dress as a serpent or horus guard. Doubtful that ever happens cause I dunno how the fuck you'd make the head piece. But I wouldn't have a problem dressing as Daniel Jackson
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>>10563538
>Cosplaying as a burst of energy that instantly kills anyone who touches it
Pretty cool. And yet she’ll still have to fight off unwanted hugs with a stick.

prev: >>10504619

how much for this?
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>>10563824
>puppet circus and iron gate same week
We have truly been blessed.
I sold my IG skirt years ago and have been wanting to buy it back. Looking forward to bid on your auction anon
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Wonder Cookie bracelet in picrel colorway?
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magic princess headbow in yellow?
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Is old school still popular? I have this old corduroy ap skirt I think I might want to let go of, plus some other old (but not very fancy or popular) ap from around 2004-2007. I know 2010-era ap is very big right now but idk about the older, less known pieces.
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>>10564481
that skirt would be popular, auction it starting at $100 minimum.

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Keep it /cgl/-related! Cosplay or J-fashion like Lolita/Brolita, Aristocrat, Kimono, Nanchatte, etc.!

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ITT you may post:
- Useful guides that can be applied to crossplaying/crossdressing
- Questions, help, sharing advice to improve your appearance to pass temporary as the opposite gender (Male -> Female, Female -> Male)
- pictures of crossplay/crossdressing coords, selfposts
- personal experience/stories regarding crossplay/crossdressing

NOT allowed:
- Anything in sexual context/fetish stuff
- Anything related to gender transition like hormones, operation etc.; >>>/lgbt/ might be the better place for this
- Casual crossdressing without any /cgl/-context
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>>10558352
Royaner offers some more reasonably sized breasts on some of their breastplates. Eyung and Ivita only offer larger breasts.
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>>10558352
Invita has pretty much all sizes
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>>10558570
he's not big enough for that.
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>>10558328
Something to add about padding, unless you're wearing something that hides that area of the body (really poofy dress around the waist that hides the hips for example), don't only either wear shapewear around the waist or pad out the hips, you have to do both. Waist size and hip size are a matter of the ratio between the two, having both makes the feminine hips seem larger / feminine waist smaller. Only padding/wearing shapewear on one or the other won't do it enough to get a decent silhouette, unless you just have really wide hips and/or tiny rib cage for a guy to start with.
>>10558352
There's a large amount of "Big boobs = better" going on with availability in the market, but there's also something to be said about the fact that men on average have larger rib cages then women do. Meaning that small boobs on large chest looks disproportionate and awkward when you're already fighting against the masculine form to crossplay. It's easier to make larger boobs seem proportional on a larger ribcage, and conversely large boobs on an absolutely tiny ribcage can look equally as absurd as the inverse. Gotta work with what you have unfortunately, and unless you just have a tiny ribcage and torso generally, small boobs aren't going to look great.
Otherwise, what >>10558637 said.
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>>10537989
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