The most recent episode of Game of Thrones featured another victory for Daenerys Targaryen. She’s solidified her place as the ruler of Meereen, and she’s poised to invade Westeros with her now huge army. She’s been on quite the journey since her days in Qarth, and Dani Skye Cosplay remembers those times with her replica of Dany’s Qarth gown. She made the costume to debut at Anime Mid-Atlantic and did everything from styling the wig, to sewing and dyeing the fabric of the gown, to making Dany’s dragon eggs. She applied the gold pattern on the fabric by hand. You can see a few in progress pictures below.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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