I posted part of this question in a separate thread but now that I'm becoming more familiar with the forums, I think it's better suited here.
I'm facing a dilemma with my Lucy Heartfilia cosplay. I need to have it finished before the con at the end of September but no clue where to start!
I have no time to order a skirt (since they all ship from China) so I'm thinking about making it - I found a tutorial that should work nicely. But should I do 1" or 2" inch pleats?
Also, I haven't received a response about a pattern for her shirt so I'm considering buying a basic button-up, throwing on a zipper instead, chopping off the sleeves, and trimming in the same blue fabric as the skirt. I'm not happy with the materials these dress shirts are made from but I don't know what else to do. Any better ideas?
So, any advice would be WONDERFUL. Here is a reference