Punished

    <>Fandom:Kill la Kill

    <>Pairing: Mako/Gamagoori

    <>Rating: Explicit 

    <>Summary:Mako agrees to indulge Gamagoori in his fantasies. BDSM fun abounds.

    <>Notes: The beginning of my contributions to this fantastic pairing. Currently two chapters, but more are being planned. There’s just so many fun things one can do in BDSM!

    Can be read at ff.net here! or through my shiny new ao3 account here!

    Enjoy!

    Watching my toddler figure out how to language is fascinating. Yesterday we were stumped when he kept insisting there was a “Lego winner” behind his bookshelf - it turned out to be a little Lego trophy cup. Not knowing the word for “trophy”, he’d extrapolated a word for “thing you can win”. And then, just now, he held up his empty milk container and said, “Mummy? It’s not rubbish. It’s allowed to be a bottle.” - meaning, effectively, “I want this. Don’t throw it away.” But to an adult ear, there’s something quite lovely about “it’s allowed to be a bottle,” as if we’re acknowledging that the object is entitled to keep its title even in the absence of the original function.

    Another good post to read for those writing small human characters. 

    My son was about three when he came to me in the middle of the day and said, “Mommy, there’s a knight behind the bush.” I thought he meant a toy knight or something. So I follow him outside and he goes, “Listen. Do you hear it? It’s night behind the bush.” It was a cricket. A cricket was standing in the little patch of shade under the bush, chirping. So, my son saw this dark area with accompanying nighttime sounds and decided, okay, well, that is a night right there. Their brains are incredible.

    joanws

    My little bean knows she’s two, constantly saying proudly ‘I’m two!’ And the other day she saw this very frail old lady who looked one foot in the grave, pulled a face and said ‘oh shiiiit. She’s three.’ I almost screamed.

    I live in Korea and have a lot of international friends, and the same is true with language barriers in adults. 

    *Looking at a bowl of pears* “Can you please pass me the… apple’s friend?” 

    OH SHIT SHE’S THREE

    <>Here’s a “life-hack” for you.

    Apparently concentrated Kool-Aid can be used as a pretty effective leather dye.

    I was making a drink while cutting the snaps off some new straps for my pauldrons and I got curious, so I tried it, thinking, “ok even if this works, it will just wash out.”

    Nope.

    It took the “dye” (undiluted) in about 3 seconds. After drying for about an hour and a half, it would not wash off in the hottest tap-water. It would not wash out after soaking for 30 minutes.
    It did not wash out until I BOILED it, and even then, only by a tiny bit and it gave it a weathered look that was kind of cool.
    Add some waterproofing and I’d wager it would survive even that.

    That rich red is only one application too.
    Plus it smells great, lol.

    So there you go, cheap, fruity smelling leather dye in all the colors Kool-Aid has to offer.

    screamingnorth

    WELL THEN!

    pomegranateandivy

    this may be important to some of my followers *and certainly not just getting reblogged because of my costuming and my boyfriends desire for leather armor*

    When I was in middle school we used to use it to dye our hair.  Potent stuff.

    transgirljupiter

    If you’re dying anything with kool-aid it’s best to use SUGAR-FREE ones otherwise the thing you’re dying might get all sticky

    the flavor only packets where you are supposed add sugar are the best.  they will dye any natural fiber: leather, wool, cotton, hair,  flax, jute, silk and so forth.  heat the dye water so it is more potent.  let dry then rinse excess out in cold water.  there’s  a whole system to this. 

    mittensmcgee

    Oh my god

    This will prove very useful for any future cosplays I wanna do.

    If you liked this tutorial, pleas check out my Facebook page for more of my work!

    http://www.facebook.com/LadyCels

    Larger Size avaliable on my Deviantart 

    I needed this in my life. Bless this post!

    animemidwestcon

    Not having a sewing machine makes making cosplay sooooo much harder. Here’s something to help!

    I used to do this quite a lot. I miss it

    There’s another way to get a good thread in your knot, but it takes two hands. Wrap the thread around the needle three or four times, then slide down the needle and onto itself. Keep sliding until you get near the end of the thread, tighten the knot. 

    You can hide your knot or thread end inside the seam. Start from the inside and sew over it.

    !!!

    Thank you for this! I was struggling to remember the blanket stitch but I didn’t what it was called or how to describe it to search in an engine!