GunstarVixen
 


Costume :General Beatrix
Source :FFIX
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2008


Costume Photos

pining...

rose

fight!

just chillin

bring it

for queen and country

Beatrix 1

Finished

Beatrix 5

Beatrix 4

Beatrix 3

Beatrix 2

 

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Costume Information

General
Cost : £50 so far
Awards : Special mention in masquerade, as no joint places allowed!
Time Taken : too long

Description
Going as General Beatrix of Alexandria. Have so far bough material, shoes and embroidery cotton and have got as far as starting to embrioder the rose on my back!

I have decided to go as Beatrix as I really fancy playing the bad guy for a change!

29/01/08
Started last night!! Have cut the white side of the costume ad tacked together to check the fit. looks quite cool despite missing the burgundy layer and being sewn together! Now have to un-tack as I need to embroider the rose on the back which is a lot less effort when it's just the back piece! Will get some photos uploaded soon.

04/02/08
Nearly finished the rose for my back piece now, just need to add the gold outlining (arg metallic thread!) to fill in the white gaps and it will be done!

21/02/08
Rose is finished, took hours but was totally worth it! Have cut and fitted the inner red half of the costume and last night started to sew the two together, also attaching the collar. It's coming together so well now! only Armour, pants sword, eye patch and wig styling left to go :?

25/03/08
So the Main part of the costume is done, working on my pants at the mo, made the main part just need to add eyelets and cord and they are done!

2/4/8
Material pieces done, coat, pants gloves and belt. Have cut out the pieces of foam for the belt detail and half of the shoe armour, which are currently drying on my kitchen table (would have more armour but I've run out of drying space!) When the shoe armour is done it will need attaching to my shoes, then its just leg, wrist and elbow armour left to do! Oh and an eye patch! So nearly there people!

Have also started my Save The Queen sword, but have created a separate costume for that!

3/4/8
OK so having a productive few days, sword on the way (see separate costume) I have done my shoe armour, my arm armour, which actually hinges properly at the elbow! Hand armour, eye patch all thats left to make it the bit of armour for the legs, and a giant paint-a-thon! however my kitchen table is only so big so its being done in chunks! Belt decoration on last coat so will finish the belt soon and free up some space.

When I started this I don't think I realsed how many little bits needed doing! arg!

06/05/08
haven't updated for a while, last coat of pain drying on last bits of amour (leg and shoe bits) should get those put together tonight and that's the main costume done! Just the sword to finish! Will condense this when its all done.

Comments

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Oooo~ The rose looks so good!!! *-*

by BlusterSquall on Monday, 4 February, 2008 - 12:34
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Such pretty embroidery you have there! =D I'm jealous at your skills now xP Can't wait to see this costume finished! Beatrix is an awesome character! =D

by CrystalNeko on Monday, 4 February, 2008 - 18:35
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The rose looks lovely! Good luck with the rest XD

by Crazedteensie on Monday, 4 February, 2008 - 18:43
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That looks awesome so far! Good luck with everything else :3

by Mungojerrie on Monday, 4 February, 2008 - 19:58

Awesomeness :) lou is shiny x

by caylithe on Monday, 4 February, 2008 - 20:17

Pretty rose.... @->- :D Time well spent on that one me thinks.

by Liz_Lansdown on Monday, 11 February, 2008 - 17:30
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General Beatrix!! Yaaay! I love her :D
That rose is looking awesome O_O It must have taken you hours to do that!!
I'm really looking forward to seeing this complete! ^O^!!!

by Yuka on Tuesday, 19 February, 2008 - 17:33
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...I'm so jealous of your sewing abilities! The cape looks awesome... and it'll be SWISHY!

by BlusterSquall on Thursday, 21 February, 2008 - 11:53
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Ohmygod, this is looking brilliant so far! =DDD

by Mungojerrie on Thursday, 21 February, 2008 - 21:44
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This is made of win, only good character to come out of FFIX and it's looking realy cool!

by White Leviathan on Monday, 25 February, 2008 - 01:11
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Omg yay! =D This cosplay is looking -so- ace. I can't wait to see the finished thing!

by Mungojerrie on Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 - 11:31
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Oh my days! You're looking fantastic!! <3

by BlusterSquall on Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 - 11:57
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Oh gosh that's amazing! *o*
Yay for Beatrix! She rocks! x3
Can't wait to see this in real life now! =D

by CrystalNeko on Tuesday, 25 March, 2008 - 17:16

so cute :D! *attempts to pat on head*

by caylithe on Monday, 31 March, 2008 - 18:00
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Oooo~ This is looking wonderful! The wig really brings it together sweetie~! <33

by BlusterSquall on Thursday, 3 April, 2008 - 19:15
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I love you wig, looks incredible^_^

by Anime_Angel on Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 - 17:05
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Thanks! When I've styled it properly I'll post a better picture

by GunstarVixen on Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 - 17:21
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Yay Beatrix! I have the distinct feeling this is gonna rawk. XD

by MoonLily on Monday, 21 April, 2008 - 17:16
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haha were do the panties go lmao are these like on show if so, good luck lmao

by ryaoki on Monday, 21 April, 2008 - 17:42
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Ryaoki, my pants go over my tights, super-hero style!!!

Oh yes get to walk round all day with my pants on show. Awesome!

Thank you everyone for all your feedback, it's really nice to get such positive responses when you've works so hard!

Cosplayers FTW!

by GunstarVixen on Tuesday, 22 April, 2008 - 10:32
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wow this is gonna rock haha mind if i put my boxers over my hakamas can i join the legeon of super heroes then lmao

by ryaoki on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 - 10:31
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>3< i just commented on your other beatrix cosplay. ><

by Hexi on Monday, 26 May, 2008 - 16:22
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*__*
I loved your Beatrix costume so much!
I would have gone up and said hi but you seemed busy talking to someone else and didn't want to interupt xD; But I'm glad I got to see you on the Sunday though! ='3
The sword is incredible btw, so much detail! *o*

by CrystalNeko on Monday, 26 May, 2008 - 22:50
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Gah, you look incredible! I'm sad I didn't get to see this in person xD

by Mungojerrie on Monday, 26 May, 2008 - 23:53
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It was stunning! Everything was so neatly made as well

by Mighty Odango on Tuesday, 27 May, 2008 - 10:31
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wow amazin pity i didnt get to see it much saturday, but it looks so good

by timpey on Thursday, 29 May, 2008 - 19:15
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I really loved this costume! The wig was perfect :D

by Ashe on Thursday, 29 May, 2008 - 19:56
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Beatrix <3 <3 Aww I didn't see it :( She's someone I've wanted to do ever since I first played 9.

by ChibiVampireM on Saturday, 21 June, 2008 - 01:55
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Already had beats from this lady. got the photos and scars to proove it :P

by Kinesis2040 on Thursday, 14 August, 2008 - 22:42
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Your Beatrix is absolutely frickin' awesome. I LOVE FFIX, and I LOVE her.

by sonia_leong on Tuesday, 4 November, 2008 - 14:05
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so cool and the photos so great toooo >+

by kimpey on Sunday, 16 November, 2008 - 21:22
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You did an awesome job on this 8D

by Emzone on Monday, 5 January, 2009 - 13:12
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SO AWESOME!

by Prince Zarbon on Saturday, 10 January, 2009 - 02:56

Damn girl this is amazing!!! :D

by on Friday, 20 March, 2009 - 23:25
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Your Beatrix outfit is amazing :) Yes sat was loads of fun and thankfully leblanc didn't scare too many people - or attract too many perverts :S Have a good summer and if I don't see you before I'll see you round aya :)

by gaming_goddess on Tuesday, 30 June, 2009 - 17:48
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What a great sword, you must be proud of this costume :)

by Odd-One-Out on Friday, 10 July, 2009 - 17:34