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Unread 01-02-2013, 05:49 PM   #1
mochakyuu
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Vocaloid Oliver - COSTUME HELP NEEDED

I'm TOTALLY new to the Cosplaying World //lol//
And no, I have NO experience with sewing, at all! But my friend does, so I can count on her for sewing and all.
http://www.zerochan.net/1269000 : Reference Picture
I know how to style the wig, I'm actually quite good at styling wigs and such.
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The hat... I think I manage around with the hat. I'll play around with the hat but some instructions will be very nice.
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The coat and the weird cape thingy... that's what I'm seriously needing help with.
I have NO clue how to do the coat. I was thinking like tracing myself on fabric and cutting it out and sewing it together... xDD
But please, I need instructions step by step.. and especially the easiest way to make it xD
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Thank you!
I have everything else covered, but the coat is killing me!
-mochakyuu
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Unread 01-11-2014, 02:10 PM   #2
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how to make vocaloid Oliver cosplay

Hi um I could've helped you but its a bit too late now >-<
but I'm still going to help for the sake of others
ok so for my Oliver display I went to Jo Ann fabrics and got pattern that has the number 2482 and its basically a long zipper up granny jacket... Like something a grandma would wear around the house but it has a zipper...
well that doesn't matter
I basically use this pattern for all characters with a long coat... Its awesome

well what I did to make the pattern for Oliver was I measured how far down on the leg I wanted it to go and had it go down like on a slant because in some art his coat is slightly higher in the back and goes down to his knees. I made the sleeves longer so I could roll up the ends like how he has it
I also edited the collar so it was able to fold down and I also made it more triangular

for the cape I traced the length of the bottom of the collar so it would line up and then I measured from my neck to how far down I wanted it to go. The I took that measurement and drew a straight line down from the collar line. I then drew a circular line from the straight line to the fold on the fabric. I also had the cape have two layers of fabric so it looks nicer. I might make a tutorial on how to make the cape part of Olivers coat eventually. But not for a while
if any one is wondering when I would upload something like that if I do it would be around march or April
it's rather easy to show but its kinda hard to explain =w=
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