AGypsyRed

Cosplay and Custom Costumes - Layaway available

San Antonio, Texas · 4167 Sales

AGypsyRed

Cosplay and Custom Costumes - Layaway available

San Antonio, Texas 4167 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   Order early for Halloween! My Halloween slots fill up VERY quickly. Last year Halloween sales with regular shipping were closed by Sept. 10. Once all of my slots are filled, the costumes will be deactivated.

Please be aware I am currently on a minimum 3-4 week processing time. If you need a costume before this time frame, you MUST also purchase the rush fee upgrade unless you have contacted me first and confirmed I can meet your deadline.

In an effort to simplify my shop, I've moved some of my listings from Etsy. If you're interested in a costume I previously offered here but don't see now, please convo me.

*****PLEASE READ IF YOU WANT A COSPLAY COMMISSION*****

I've received a number of requests for items I'm not able to create, so I thought maybe it would help if I outlined what I'm able to do before you request something so you know if I'll be able to help you.

I'm more than happy to help you come up with a cosplay costume that you'll love. Please look around my shop and notice the style of my work. I do mostly dresses, skirts and tunics and what few items have pants or pantaloons, they're unfitted and baggy. Detail work is usually screen printed. If your character or design idea will work with my style, then please by all means contact me!

Now here's what I won't be able to help you with:

First and foremost, I ***DO NOT*** do Disney Princess, Marvel or Homestuck costumes. Please don't ask, I absolutely will not make them.

I am not able to provide footwear, wigs, stockings, weapons or anything related. I simply do not have the sources for those items.

Second, I do not do any metal, armor or leatherworking. If it's going to involve sculpting any kind of armor pieces, even from foam, I'm not able to help you. I don't have the experience or equipment at this time to do those things properly. HOWEVER, my husband has set up a 3D printing shop here on Etsy, that can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/Whiteblade3D where he may be able to help you with smaller items that can be 3D printed to your specifications.

On this same note, I'm not able to recreate any jewelry pieces (necklaces, earrings, bracelets, tiaras, etc.).

Third, I don't do bodysuits, unitards, leotards or any kind of fitted pants. My strengths simply don't lie with these items. I've learned over the years it's impossible for me to get these kinds of things to fit right unless I have the person readily available for multiple fittings.

And finally, I am not able to do a lot of hand painting. Detail work on my costumes must be either something I can recreate with ribbon sewn on, screen printed or embroidered. Embroidery is limited to no more than 4" X 5.5" in size due to the limitations of my embroidery machine. Screen printing is limited to 13" x 15" at the largest.

If you aren't sure if I can help you with your item, then please convo me and ask. We may be able to come up with something that you'll be happy with.

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 13, 2017

Order early for Halloween! My Halloween slots fill up VERY quickly. Last year Halloween sales with regular shipping were closed by Sept. 10. Once all of my slots are filled, the costumes will be deactivated.

Please be aware I am currently on a minimum 3-4 week processing time. If you need a costume before this time frame, you MUST also purchase the rush fee upgrade unless you have contacted me first and confirmed I can meet your deadline.

In an effort to simplify my shop, I've moved some of my listings from Etsy. If you're interested in a costume I previously offered here but don't see now, please convo me.

*****PLEASE READ IF YOU WANT A COSPLAY COMMISSION*****

I've received a number of requests for items I'm not able to create, so I thought maybe it would help if I outlined what I'm able to do before you request something so you know if I'll be able to help you.

I'm more than happy to help you come up with a cosplay costume that you'll love. Please look around my shop and notice the style of my work. I do mostly dresses, skirts and tunics and what few items have pants or pantaloons, they're unfitted and baggy. Detail work is usually screen printed. If your character or design idea will work with my style, then please by all means contact me!

Now here's what I won't be able to help you with:

First and foremost, I ***DO NOT*** do Disney Princess, Marvel or Homestuck costumes. Please don't ask, I absolutely will not make them.

I am not able to provide footwear, wigs, stockings, weapons or anything related. I simply do not have the sources for those items.

Second, I do not do any metal, armor or leatherworking. If it's going to involve sculpting any kind of armor pieces, even from foam, I'm not able to help you. I don't have the experience or equipment at this time to do those things properly. HOWEVER, my husband has set up a 3D printing shop here on Etsy, that can be found at https://www.etsy.com/shop/Whiteblade3D where he may be able to help you with smaller items that can be 3D printed to your specifications.

On this same note, I'm not able to recreate any jewelry pieces (necklaces, earrings, bracelets, tiaras, etc.).

Third, I don't do bodysuits, unitards, leotards or any kind of fitted pants. My strengths simply don't lie with these items. I've learned over the years it's impossible for me to get these kinds of things to fit right unless I have the person readily available for multiple fittings.

And finally, I am not able to do a lot of hand painting. Detail work on my costumes must be either something I can recreate with ribbon sewn on, screen printed or embroidered. Embroidery is limited to no more than 4" X 5.5" in size due to the limitations of my embroidery machine. Screen printing is limited to 13" x 15" at the largest.

If you aren't sure if I can help you with your item, then please convo me and ask. We may be able to come up with something that you'll be happy with.

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Custom Cosplay costumes

I started out making things for my dolls when I was 8 or 9 years old. My grandmother taught me the basics on her old Bernina sewing machine. By high school I was altering patterns to fit me and making my own clothing. By the time I was married in my early 20s, I'd started into costuming and that quickly became my main focus.

My philosophy about cosplay costumes is that they aren't costumes, they're that character's clothes, so they should be made like clothes, and meant to be worn repeatedly and cleaned.

My children's costumes are all made with everything sewn securely on, and intended to be worn and played in repeatedly. They're all wash-n-wear, so you don't have to worry about them falling apart after one trip through the washer. Most children outgrow my costumes before they wear them out.

My bags are made from high quality brocades and satins, and always securely stitched. Dice bags are made from high quality poly/cotton blend fabric and panne velvet and high quality faux leather.

I grew up learning how to sew from both my mother and my grandmother, who learned the tricks of the trade from my great grandfather, who was a professional tailor.

I also sell in another shop called TallBlackSheep, where I sell "big and tall" mens' shirts and pullovers.

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  • Deanna McCabe

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I've been sewing for over 30 years and costuming for over 20. I do everything on my costumes, including the sewing, beading, applique work, embroidery, polymer clay and screen printing. I'm a one person operation and outsource nothing.

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