TheStarlightFairy
 


Costume :Mikoto
Source :Final Fantasy IX
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2010


Costume Photos

No smiling now!

Complete! Side

Complete! Lower

Complete! Upper shot

Boots

Reference

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £20
Time Taken : 9 hours

Description
My friends want to do a FF9 group, ergo I decided to be Mikoto (spelling?)~

I despise the wig: it's too short... but we deal, we deal. Styled by tying two bunches at the front on each side, then covering the bobbles with tubes of pink t-shirt material
The poncho is pink tshirt material, with a white satin semicircle on the front. I sewed a small seam to make sort-of-sleeves on each side. The spare material made the tubes for the wig~
The jumper is just a black polo neck. Shop bought from ASDA I think...
The skirt is a wraparound skirt made of white satiny material (it was spare from a different costume), with the pattern made from spare pink t-shirt fabric.
I reused a lot of fabric with this XD
The boots are somple pink ugg-style boots I bought, with satin covers sewn on (these covers are to be remade with fleece, and to be made removable as I took off the covers to use the boots for Dawn.)

I loved being a member of the FF9 group, despite being a really minor character. The costume was nice and warm (it was freezing outside that day!) but not too hot when inside.

Comments

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Yaaaaay 8D

by Mungojerrie on Tuesday, 28 July, 2009 - 19:38
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Yays! Nice to see she's getting more cosplay love! If you need any references feel free to PM me, I found that the hardest part of the cosplay. x.x

by MoonLily on Tuesday, 28 July, 2009 - 20:46
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You will be so cuuuute Louface 8D

by Luminescence on Monday, 15 February, 2010 - 22:02
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This is coming along nicely, I have faith in you to finish this for Midlands 8DDD Our group is going to rock!

by Mungojerrie on Monday, 15 February, 2010 - 22:58
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LOULOU YOU ARE ADORABLE AND CUTE AND I WANT TO HUG YOU.

Ily :D

by Luminescence on Thursday, 18 February, 2010 - 21:03
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You = cute 8D

by Mungojerrie on Thursday, 18 February, 2010 - 21:03
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SOOOOOO CUUUUUUUUUUTE

by Relion on Thursday, 18 February, 2010 - 21:04
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LOU! YOU ARE SO CUTE! You look awesome, seriously =D

by MadameLapin on Thursday, 18 February, 2010 - 22:34
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saw you at midlands :D
So cute ^-^

by JakeX on Sunday, 21 February, 2010 - 21:16
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very nicely done, you fit the character well

by nanahara on Tuesday, 16 March, 2010 - 10:44

you look very cute in this dress. well done =)

by on Sunday, 13 March, 2011 - 13:40
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I need to replay FFIX as I can barely remember Mikoto, although you managed to pull her off very well c:

by Devil_Trigger on Monday, 20 June, 2011 - 09:16
 

To-Do List

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TailLowComplete
BootsLowComplete

Journal

Wig progress (Posted 15th February 2010)

Other than the fringe, the wig is done ^^

As modelled by my arm

Progress! (Posted 15th February 2010)

I have only have the skirt and wig to finish!
The wig's a bit short, but I'll work with it ^^

Just finished the top 8D

whoop (Posted 15th February 2010)

The top is almost done! just have to put the white on it now ^^
gotta finish my skirt and wig too

10 days (Posted 10th February 2010)

I have like 10 days to finish this
I'm scared =/