@ cactusmomma = Thanks for the clever idea... I'll keep it in mind. If that proves to be possibly an easier/cheaper costume to do than Alvida, then I'll do that instead.
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Cosplay WIP = Rex Raptor (Yu-Gi-Oh!), Rinku (Yu Yu Hakusho), God Tier Jane (Homestuck), my own gijinka version of Majesty (oldschool MLP), Clay (Pokemon B&W), and renovating existing stuff.