Aeris/Aerith Gainsborough

Yoshitaka Amano Artwork

Final Fantasy VII

Last Updated: 10-22-2008


I was originally going to cosplay a different Amano Aerith design, but that project fell apart. ^^;; Then I saw this illustration, and knew I had to make it. ^^ I've never seen anyone cosplay this version of Aerith, so I decided to give this under-appreciated and beautiful design a little love. ^^

As I made this, I actually started to like Aerith more and more as a character. xD Now she's actually one of my favorites. ^^;;

Wig: A Natalie XXL from Amphigory in color #6, medium chestnut brown. I really hate the the color... It's WAY darker than how it looked in the sample. ;_;

Cream-Colored Base Dress: Found at Goodwill for about 8 USD. I shortened it (it had been floor-length) and removed the straps. I also added beadwork, flowers, and venise lace.

Golden Skirt: Made from scratch. I used Simplicity 2906, adding a panel of different fabric in the front.

Red Overskirt: Made from scratch. I used Simplicity 8953 (a pattern for a child's princess dress). ^^;;

Green Venise Lace: Found on E-bay. I hand-stitched it on, which took about 7 hours. ;_; As a side-note, it's asymmetrical, so I didn't sew it on wrong. ^^;;

Silk Flowers: I bought them at Wal-mart. I hand-sewed them on after the venise.

Sash: Made from scratch, without a pattern. There's a bit of beadwork I did, on the ends.

Shoes: The base shoes I found at Goodwill, for about 3 USD. I sewed some lace onto the straps, and added a matching wire of beads to each shoe.

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Kazephyr

United States



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Character Aeris/Aerith Gainsborough
Series Final Fantasy VII
Costume Views 1343
Favorites 2
Comments 2
Upload Date 10-20-2008

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