I haven't worn this costume in 2 years, and never got good pics of it until now! >_< I made everything here except for the pink underdress and the mantle under the shoulder armor (made by limebarb). The wig has 3 packs of extensions sewn in, including some white streaks because the character in the game has white hair, but is somehow embarrassed, so has her mom dye it pink every morning. Because pink is much less shocking. I made the armor and staff out of cardboard, paper mache, and Paperclay. The obi I kind of made up, because you never see the back of the character! What else? The belts/leggings are pleather, which I sewed with my crappy home sewing machine. I suggest putting baby powder on the pleather before sewing on a small machine so it will glide under the foot. :D
picture by Daguru @ Youmacon 2007
MysteriousMaemi posted on 02-23-2008 at 05:22 AM:
Very nice custome and I love the photo
Verdhandi posted on 11-18-2007 at 04:44 PM:
Awww, the colors in this picture are so pretty and I really like the angle!
I love it when autumn light falls through tree crowns and leaves bright and shadowed spots everywhere. I think it gives photos a really dramatic atmosphere.
Oh, I heard using teflon foil might help with sewing pleather too? But baby powder sounds better-smelling X3
aimee posted on 11-18-2007 at 11:29 AM:
what a lovely s hot! You look adorable.
pamelaNeko posted on 11-16-2007 at 10:35 AM:
I am totally with you on the Rave hairspray!
...and contact cement
DayDreamerNessa posted on 11-13-2007 at 10:40 PM:
beautiful photo! I love the details on the tails, and those leggings are so awesome!
Jia Crens posted on 11-11-2007 at 07:48 PM:
Thanks, everyone! Baby powder sits right next to my sewing machine, because I sew a lot of pleather on it. The smell of baby powder is equated with cosplay in my mind, as is Rave hairspray because of all my wigs. Haha! Probably when I am 80 years old I will smell baby powder and remember my days of cosplaying. *memories*
Ela´se posted on 11-09-2007 at 06:37 AM:
You are so amazing^^ I'm working on my Yuna Berserker and I'm thinking of you and your costume^^ You are my model^^ LOVE
Dante-san posted on 11-09-2007 at 05:21 AM:
NiGHTmaren posted on 11-08-2007 at 06:04 PM:
I've always love this costume of yours, the details are really nice and the craftsmanship is amazing!
rosabella posted on 11-08-2007 at 05:49 PM:
ZOMG! So awsome!
Are you serious?! Baby powder?!
Hanami posted on 11-08-2007 at 05:31 PM:
you look soooooo pretty *_*
Kohaku007 posted on 11-08-2007 at 05:28 PM:
~J-Chan~ posted on 11-08-2007 at 05:27 PM:
Beautiful costume and photo!
Katie posted on 11-08-2007 at 05:09 PM:
Pleather leggings are HARDCORE. And when you first said the thing about the pink hair, I thought it was a joke you made up to explain some sort of custom-dying incident. XD
And holy crap, BABY POWDER? That is brilliant! I always tried toilet paper, which would just end up slipping around most annoyingly. :\
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