- Character Name:
- Rat Queens
- Costume Variation(s):
- Debuted At:
- Ottawa Comiccon 2016
So Mai Sheri introduced me to Rat Queens back in 2013 at Costume-Con. Soon after I determined I wanted to make a version of Hannah, and Mai Sheri decided on Tizzie. And then Needle Panic did what Needle Panic does best and procrastinated.
Two years later, we made grand plans to do the battle uniforms for Tizzie and Hannah. And then we procratinated some more and ran out of time to get them done for Hallowe'en, which had been our goal. Shortly afterward, Mai Sheri decided to (and did!) make Tizzie's flashback outfit as a simple casual cosplay for a convention in January. Four months later, I started assembling Hannah and had her ready for May.
Hannah is one of my few closet cosplays: I already had the shirt, skirt, and boots as part of my regular wardrobe. The ears and wig are borrowed from other costumes, and the overshirt/cardigan was a lucky find at Value Village.
The wand was the only thing custom made for this costume and it wasn't even made by me. A co-worker at the time had just bought a lathe for making pens and graciously made me a simple wand. Unfortunately, it got lost somewhere after the photoshoot at YetiCon, so I'll have to make/commission a new one when I wear this costume again.
- Tizzie - Mai Sheri