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StellarLoussier
06-24-2009, 05:44 AM
planning to cosplay rachel this sep for a event

need some tips on how to do/modify her umbrella. need it to be able to close, or i won't be able to bring it out of my house.

thanks.

http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/9056/data01b1.jpg
http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/8192/30269707.jpg

Shver
08-16-2009, 02:14 AM
I'm also very interested in figuring out how to do Rachel-Alucard's umbrella..

I have everything else worked out except the darn umbrella =(...

If anyone has any tips or ideas would greatly appreciate it. TBH doesn't even matter if it doesn't close, can prolly work some kinda detachable handle lol..

MisChibiOus
08-16-2009, 04:27 PM
haha i love rachell~! so cutee~ <3

an idea i have is that~~ probably make the cat head and paw as a separate part from the umbrellla? Like for example make the cat head and paw like a huge plushie, and then for pictures, u can have it attached to the umbrella with snaps or buttons? so like have the plushie cat head/paw have snaps or buttons that can snap on or button onto the umbrella? that way when u fold up ur umbrella, you dont have to compact the cat head and just remove it for convenience! >__<;;; and for the tail part, just make like a sock like thing with stuffing at end, and just cover the stick O_o? i dont know if this makes any sense at all... =w=a


thats what i had in mind when i wanted to do rachel cosplay XD but im too poor right now >_>;

Shver
08-16-2009, 08:29 PM
Thats actually a very good idea lol..

It still seems like a bit of a challenge but much better than the ideas I came up with! I might give it a try ;).

R1KKu
08-16-2009, 09:07 PM
What about a spherical form, like half of a big beach ball, covered in fabric? Then like MisChibiOus mentioned, make it detachable with snaps or maybe velcro.

Angel_Cakes
08-17-2009, 01:08 AM
I believe you could get an umbrella with a small peak. You could then add another layer of streachy fabric of the top and add any other parts you need.

Shver
08-17-2009, 02:34 PM
Think I'm gonna go with the detachable head/paw with velcro!

Like to thank you all for the great ideas(even though I'm not the TC) lol, couldn't have done this without ya ;).

lainrea
09-12-2009, 05:39 AM
Hi I found this umbrella
http://www.simplyumbrellas.co.uk/umbrellas.php/products_id/566
You may be able to modify it or get some ideas from it.

NamelessLove
10-24-2010, 09:49 AM
I actually just completed mine not that long ago. I explained how to do it on my V-Log just an hour ago. XD It might help anyone who is having trouble in the future!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Fh0-UISD9E