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Let's have a new gyaru thread, to celebrate the movie Ganguro Girls Riot!
>hope it'll appear on the web soon

Also, what is everyones thoughts on the latest gyaru related stuff from kawaii pateen?
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Where can I find scans of the latest koakuma ageha magazines?
Film's a BDia cash grab, it'll most likely be complete shit. Everything they've done since AVANT GYARUDE has been soulless, and it can't be any good if they let Barbie appear in it of all people.
I also think it's stupid that barbie appears in it, since the film is set in the past and I highly doubt there were any natural black gyaru around in those years. Yet, I really want to watch it, because of the parapara routines

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When was the last time you took apart your sewing machine and cleaned it /cgl/?
Pic related is my machine after a few months of sewing fur material. I clean the outside often, but neglected the inside.
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Is it possible to make this a sewing machine general? I need to learn so much about caring for my machine properly, but it didn't come with the manual so I feel completely lost.
I don't see why not.
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Sure! This is my machine.

I clean mine my machine by taking the little brush it came with and my hand held vacuum, use the brush to sweep up the dust and vacuum it up and vacuum all the small dust that floats around. Can of air and vacuum works great too.

Also, make sure you change your sewing needle regularly. You should change it after just a few hours of work. I've read change needles between 2 and 5 hours of use.

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Post feels. Happy, sad, whatever! Just keep it /cgl/ related.

Previous thread. >>9103463
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Five years out of college, and I feel like I've completely failed at life.

The only thing that makes me feel okay is when I'm walking around a con, random underage girls telling me I'm cute.
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>buy lots of brando during visit to Japan
>get called curvy by someone
>hide all brand and Jfashion
>stay away from cgl and 4chan for a year
>become skinny bitch after spending time in the void
>brand still looks bad on me
Define failing in life. You atleast still get enough money to go to cons and pay for cosplays, so that's something you can be proud of.

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What the hell happened to the last thread? Also discuss Metrocon because it's in two days.

And then AFO a week later. Rip wallets.
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Apparently it was deleted due to too much vendetta going on in that thread.
I wondered why I couldn't post there. I'm gonna be at Metro all four days. Bringing Shirou and hopefully Yang if she arrives on time.

Other than that, checking out the new shows and playing Pathfinder there.
Can you vendetta against shitty mascot art?

Saw this on Simplicity's site and wondering what exactly inspired this? I know that they're trying to zero into that genderbend cosplay crowd but this seems to be getting weirder and weirder with every new pattern. Wouldn't it be a better use of their time to make more exact or really close patterns like their Zelda or GoT stuff?
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Even weirder is this Linkl that isn't even accurate to Linkl
>what exactly inspired this
>electric panel on the front of the black one
>that belt on the white one
>the camo and belt on the green one

Really, anon?
It's slutty Star Wars.
I know what it is, I more just wondering why they need to keep coming up with weird outfits instead of just making ones that are replicas. That being said I have a soft spot for the Tardis/Dalex dress. Probably because most Tardis dresses are some monstrosity with an enormous skirt when it's supposed to be a fucking tall, thin box.

Ask for help, advice, and give answers.
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some of the last unanswered questions from previous thread thread. >>9079118

body/face painting >>9104342
legitimate classic japanese school uniform >>9104110
underage newbie >>9101886
eyebrows in cosplay >>9101587
TranspaArt >>9101347
finding badge vendors >>9100866
Spreenow >>9100483
Homucifer's wings >>9098811
contact cement brands for gluing eva foam together that isnt barge >>9098540
First time cosplayer here, I'm a little confused about how to approach this shirt, specifically the front piece bow thing. Should I tie the shirt in the front or pin a separate piece of fabric?
And this one >>9096969

Was looking for it in the catalogue but couldn't find it so here's a new one.
Anyways has anyone bought from the wig store Linea Storia before? Some korean beauty guru I'm subscribed to uploaded a video about the wig company with the owner of the store and the quality looked good so I checked out the site and it seems they have a premium line which is in the 10,000 yen price range and a normal line in the 4000-5000 yen price range, and I was wondering if the there's a huge quality difference between the two?
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Where do I find female wigs to fit my fat male head? Is there a way to make them larger?
You could try Arda. They have huge wig caps.
>female wigs
>to fit my fat male head

Oh dear god, the 4channer stereotypes are real

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Please let's try not to talk about Eyebrow-chan or the Midwest US drama this time.
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Someone explain Frills by Invitation to me.
thanks for new thread. I was the one who asked for it to be changed bc of singling out
No, we are tired of it already.
New topics please, as OP requests.

Does your comm have any kind of dress code? How many meets can noobs come to before you expect a full coord?
Any special rules for ILD, like 'no casual, dress your best' etc?
How do you deal with poorfags and the 'I'm a lolita at heart' people or the ones trying to half-ass it and thrift all loliables?

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Old Thread is saging >>9053473

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Reposting my question from the old thread. Has anyone bought fabric off Taobao? Are there any good stores, especially if they have fabric with cute prints?
Source on wigs, sailor moon/CCS phone accessories and mesh laundry bag?
Do the shopping services listed in the guide work for secondhand taobao listings (2.taobao.com)? Has anybody bought secondhand lolita there?

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Old is gone. Use this to ask help on your coords!
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The socks seem too dark and different from the rest of the pinks. If you can't find a pale pink then I would go with white. No need to draw undue attention to your feet away from the print.
Ahhhhhhhhh. Good point. I saw them and only thought of matching the pink inside the jars. The socks aren't solid but have a very faint lace pattern too so they might look a little lighter when worn, but that would be a lot of attention right to the feets.

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Old one is gone.
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Still on the hunt for these.
Sweetie Violet anon: https://item.mercari.com/jp/m656037708/
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finally got this one in the mail yesterday. life is complete.

Old thread: >>9008356

Post questions, advice, inspiration, completed works, and WIPs!

Resource Doc: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15mrdnoKqy7csGQ7XhyFy_wXVnLUzKX0sd2agIvHDXVw/edit?usp=sharing
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reposting answers is fine too

>How long have you been resin crafting?
>What do you use it for?
>What is your preferred type of resin (epoxy, UV, polyester)?
>What is your favorite brand?
>Least favorite?
>In what environment do you use resin, and how does it affect your process?
>Have you ever made your own molds, and if so out of what?
>Do you have a resin allergy?
>What technique or method are you proud of for mastering?
>What technique or method would you like to learn?
And finally
>What do you want to see more of when it comes to resin crafting?
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I made this as a prototype so excuse the poor placement of stickers and rough edges.
Beyond fixing the structural mistakes, do you guys have any suggestions on how to make the design a little more mature/elegant? I'm not looking for classic lolita level elegance, just something that looks more like trendy teen jewelry rather than claires jewelry.
So far I'm thinking of using a less saturated color for the frame, cutting the whiskers/eyes thinner and more neatly....not sure what else. Maybe less glitter?
What even is your design, anon? Pink glitter angry cat eyebrows Tokyo Mew Mew brooch?

Get a much finer glitter. Look to highlighters like pic related for guidance. The gem and the whisker bits just do not complement one another as is. Maybe a color change of the frame and gem would fix this, but I don't know. Do you sketch out your designs before you get started? Or do you just glue crap on?

I want to dress as King of Skull Servants at Fan Expo in September. I've never done this before.

Skeleton morph suit and a ragged purple table cloth? How hard would it be to sew together his little robe for someone who has never done that?
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I just want to be spooky
>king of the skull servants

This makes me so nostalgic anon. My friends and i would play yugioh and one of my friends loved skull servants. He eventually made a skull servant deck. I just find them really funny and my friends would joke about them all the time

I'm not a cosplayer so sorry I have no actually advice. Good luck anon!

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Is this how /cgl/ meetups look like?

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This video is a million years old.
What DOES a /cgl/ meetup look like? Anyone got pics?
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what videos are trendy in the current year?

Did it turn out right?
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It's boxy, it's ugly, Pepe is a shit and unfunny meme, and no.
Feels bad man
pepe originated here years ago, it just got leaked to the normies and got ruined

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