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Chocokitten
12-09-2009, 11:58 PM
I'm planning to cosplay as England from Axis Powers Hetalia. I want to get started on making the costume as soon as possible, but I can't decide which kind of material I should use.

I was hoping to get some feedback on this, since I'm really bad with determining fabric types. So. If anyone can give me suggestions, I'd really appreciate it!

Here are a few reference images:

Artwork:
Reference one (http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e97/Meluna-chan/Hetalia/08.png)
Reference two (http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e97/Meluna-chan/Hetalia/1246337659685.jpg)

Other people's cosplays:
Aschenvogel (http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs42/f/2009/151/2/9/England___APH_by_Aschenvogel.jpg)
Asumaruu (http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs47/f/2009/250/8/6/Ride_The_Pony_by_Asumaruu.png)
(DeviantArt users, by the way)

Thank you for your help in advance!

JadeKat
12-10-2009, 07:27 AM
Twill~ is the route I suggest. Twill and nothing but~ (in the bottomweights section at your local JoAnn Fabrics ^_^) It's got a nice weight and looks good.

Athel
12-10-2009, 11:55 AM
Definately use a bottom weight/heavy wieght fabric. Military attire is often of a heavier/more durable material.