I agree with evaunit. You said sewing wasn't your strong point, and I think the judges saw that. Not saying it's not a good costume, but in the context of a competition, I think it needs some work. Yeah, lights are cool, but those alone shouldn't get you an award.
Finished: Armin Arlert, Mayoi Hachikuji, Tomoko Kuroki, Ultimate Madoka, fem!Masky
In progress: Kougyoku Ren, Lightning Farron
Upcoming cons: Sabakon, Youmacon, Con+Alt+Delete