Stuff Nobody Tells you About Getting An Apartment.


This’ll cover the basics, such as financial expectation, rental history, what to bring for the application process, etc.

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//Absurdly helpful for people writing royal characters and/or characters who interact with royalty and members of the nobility.


//Absurdly helpful for people writing royal characters and/or characters who interact with royalty and members of the nobility.


a little list of horror/mystery/abstract rpgs


A FAIR WARNING that the quality of some games in this list can range from the worst to the best, yet please respect the creator, they’ve worked hard to make their creations enjoyable! 

*all of games are freeware and translated to english 

.flowakemi tanalice mareanswered prayers / ao oniboy ichiro’s modestybroken bottles / clock of atonementcorpse party (if) / corpse party (if - past end)corpse party (rebuilt)corpse party zerodenshadesert nightmaredesperate love feastdivinity fatumfleshchildforest of drizzling rain / forest of animals / ghost suburb IIghost suburb zerogingiva / hand in hand / hello? hell… o?i’m scared of girlsinfectious nightmareibkiller bearlieat / lcd demlisa / nightmare castle nira onimad fathermemermaid swampmiddensmisaomisereremogeko castle / OFFoni asobi / pallete / paranoiacparanormal syndrome / re:kinderreaper / rust and bloodschuld / save me / seven mysteriesseventh nightshiro no noroi / sick mind / skinwalkerspace funeral / substitute sacrifice girl / townlore / the crooked manthe desolate hospitalthe dreaming marythe god of the crawling eyesthe gray garden / the looking glass / the mirror liedthe sandmanthe witch’s house / toilet in wonderland / ultra violet / wadanohara and the great blue sea / yume 2kkiyume nikkiyume nisshi

Pastel Fashion Masterpost


Based upon Pastel Bomb - Fashion Blog

Finally did it. Finally made a clothing & tutorial master post, including all of the references I use. Will be updated as more are discovered. 

Table of Contents: 

 Pastel Goth & Nu Goth 

  1. Major Shops - General
  2. Major Shops - Shoes
  3. Etsy Shops - General
  4. Etsy Shops - Accessories
  5. Storenvy Shops
  6. Big Cartel Shops

♥ Tutorials ♥

  1. Hair
  2. Make Up
  3. Nails
  4. DIY - Clothing, Accessories, Etc.

♥ Discount Codes ♥

♥ Shopping Blogs ♥

♥ The Master List: 

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gray + peachy cream marble tile


Zipper-dee-doo-da! Easy Zipper Tutorial


Recently a friend cam to me, troll-speckled fabric in hand, asking me for a lesson on making circle skirts. 


While I will get to posting that eventually, for now I used our lesson to get photos for (in my opinion) the easiest way to install a zipper.

First, increase the stitch length to the highest setting on your sewing machine, and without backstitching, straight stitch the pieces together where the zipper will go with a 1.5cm seam allowance. 


This keeps the fabric in place and the long stitches are easy to take out in the end.

Iron the fabric open and pin the zipper right-side down with the zip lining up with the join of the fabric.


Using a zipper foot, sewing on the zipper with the short side of the zipper foot following the zip using a normal stitch length, straight stitch, and backstitching at both ends.

The hardest part is moving the zipper itself around when it gets in the way, just wiggle it around, take a deep breath and you will be fine.


Finally, take out the long temporary stitches from before to reveal your lovely zipper!

For a first zipper, she did spectacularly! Here is the gorgeous troll-tastic skirt :)


P.S. New drinking game: take a shot for every time I typed “zip” or “zipper”

The Big List of Sewing References


Over the past two years or so I’ve collected a fair amount of sewing references and tutorials, applicable to both cosplay and regular garment sewing. They’ve helped me out a lot, so I thought other people might benefit from them too!


Sewing vocabulary

About patterns (reading, altering, drafting)

Introduction to patterns

About thread tension

About interfacing

How to gather fabric


How to pre-shrink wool

Cutting slippery fabrics with tissue paper

Comparison of steel and spiral boning

Time-saving trick for a boned bodice muslin


About darts

How to French seam a dart

Tailoring, Altering, and Fitting

How to fit pants

About swayback alterations

About tailored jackets

How to tailor a coat front part 1

Part 2

Part 3

How to remove gaping from the neckline of a fitted dress

Finishing Seam Allowances

How to finish seam allowances (without Serging

How to do a Hong Kong seam binding

Turned and stitched finished seam allowances (my personal favorite method)

French seams


Easy lining

Lining a sleeveless dress


How to draft a simple band sleeve

How to sew a tulip sleeve

How to sew a two piece underarm gusset

How to sew kimono sleeve gussets

More on sewing kimono sleeve gussets


How to sew an invisible zipper

Invisible zipper tutorial

Another invisible zipper tutorial

How to do a hand-picked zipper


About hems

How to mitre a folded hem

How to hem an inverted pleat

How to sew a hand-rolled hem

How to sew an invisible hem

 Odds and Ends

Circle skirt calculator

Half circle skirts

How to sew a full, gathered skirt part 1

Part 2

How to make a half slip

How to bind neck and armholes with bias tape

Covered button tutorial

Bound buttonhole tutorial

Finishing bound buttonholes

How to make belts

How to do ruffles

How to do a convertible collar

Shaping a shirt collar

Lace/eyelet collar tutorial

Cutting checks and plaids, part 1

Part 2

How to sew checks/plaids to match perfectly

How to attach bias tape with mitered corners

How to use Swarovski crystals

How to sew a 50s petticoat

Horsehair braid tutorial

How to sew with velvet

How to make felt roses

How to do a foundation for a fascinator hat

More tutorials


Hey tumblr, have you ever thought to yourself, “dang it’d sure be cool to set a project in something other than the current times,” but when you go to look up references on google, all you get is a horrible historical pastiche of days gone by?

Well boy howdy, do I have a reference for you!

The Wishbook Web has scans of entire consumer catalogs from past decades, ranging from the early 30s to the late 80s. Each catalog has pages upon pages of reference of clothing, accessories, and shoes for all ages, as well as toys, gadgets, and all sorts of junk that you might buy for yourself or your loved ones. While the website exclusively has Christmas catalogs, the photos and illustrations show products that you could use year-round.


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure arcs 1 through 7 in glorious colour! Hat tip to Xantos.

[Phantom Blood]

[Battle Tendency]

[Stardust Crusader]

[Diamond is Unbreakable]

[Vento Aureo (aka Golden Wind)]

[Stone Ocean]

[Steel Ball Run]


This is insanely useful!