Noooope. I wish! The Assassin’s Creed setup looks incredible ;A;
Always check the website of the con you’re thinking of entering! Some cons use ICG standards, some don’t, so always look at their rules first.
Usually, skill level is judged by the number of awards you’ve won. 0 is novice unless the judges determine that you belong in a higher skill level. From there on, it varies widely. Some cons rule that you’re in intermediate once you’ve won 1 major award (best in show novice, for example) or a certain number of minor awards (judge’s choice, audience favorite, etc). Some suggest multiple awards in general without distinction. Some cons have rules where commissioners are automatically Masters. It really depends.
You can also always move up at your discretion. …That said, I don’t suggest it. It’s not just how you’re judged on your costume; judges tend to expect you to know what you’re doing at higher levels in both presenting the costume to them and (if there’s a performance component) to the audience. Familiarity comes with practice!
That awkward moment when a post office is shut down for flood damage… After it picks up your packages. Hm.
The patches are color fast so washing shouldn’t be a problem color wise. That said, I’d only suggest washing with them if you’ve sewn them on, not ironed on, and even then, hand washing or spot treating is always preferable for costumes.
I’d avoid dry cleaning as the adhesive can melt slightly.
Let’s see… Fundanjuku is…
So basically Scepter 4 needs to form an idol group. They’ve got the hair for it…
I’m afraid I don’t know. Shipping those things is a pain since they’re pretty big, even completely vacuum-sealed. I know in the US you can grab a standard size one at Walmart for $10, but shipping… You’d really do best to either look locally or, honestly, make one yourself. It’s literally a rectangle filled with fluff o: