Luminescence
 


Costume :Lyra/Kotone
Source :Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Lyra

Shh, gotta catch 'em all!

Lyra

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £5~
Time Taken : Three days

Description
Worn to:
- None

I love Pokémon, and although I wanted to cosplay something from it, there was never really anything that grabbed my attention - that is, until I saw the design for the female trainer from HeartGold/SoulSilver! I love dungarees/overalls, and the hat was adorable (and I really wanted to try making that thing!) so I decided I might as well go for it.

The dungarees were made from some fabric I had left over from my sister's overalls for her cosplay of The Engineer from Team Fortress 2. The straps are a bit crappy, as I didn't make them long enough so I had to add an extra bit on, but other than that I'm happy with them. The socks are some I already owned with some black lycra loops I made tacked onto them, and the shoes are borrowed from my sister, as I painted Autobot logos on my own red converses and they would have been a bit out of place!

The red shirt is made from some red sort-of-lycra fabric, which I found in our local fabric store for uber cheap (and I was happy to find it, as they sell proper lycra for upwards of £10 a metre...ouch!). The collar is made out of some fleece, and the black shirt is just a scrap of black lycra.

And finally, the hat...now, this was the fun part! I first made a sort of beanie hat out of some fleece, and then made the huge outer layer using more fleece. I sewed them together and turned them the right way out, and added stuffing to make it poof out even more than it already did. The result was me looking like Toad from Super Mario, which was amusing. Next, I added the peak of the hat, made out of two layers of white fleece with a piece of cereal box card sandwiched between them. After that, I made the red strap and bow, and handsewed them to the hat.

Comments

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Can't wait to see this~!
I played a bit of SS today in Game and her design is rly cuuute *3*

by Cheetos on Sunday, 21 March, 2010 - 00:17
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I looooooove your hat for this 8D Put pictures up!

by Mungojerrie on Monday, 22 March, 2010 - 10:22

I hope you upload some photos now you have finished 8D

by Pocketdreams on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 09:22

Oh yeah! You look adorable and the HAT IS SO AWESOME ^^ once you take the shorts in it'll be Wunderbar 8D

by Pocketdreams on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 16:21
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LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the hat!!! It looks so soft and comfy to wear. Some mighty good sewing going on :D

by FlyingMammal on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 17:06
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This looks awesome and super comfy x3

by Solaria on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 17:21
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Aww~ You look so cute (and talk about comfy!) I adore your hat! <3

by BlusterSquall on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 17:22
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Thank you so much, everyone! <3

by Luminescence on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 19:42
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It all looks so cuteee! *3*

by Cheetos on Wednesday, 24 March, 2010 - 21:58
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You realise I was tempted to call the main character in SS Zoe because of this XD
Sooo awesome ^^ Now go become a master!

by TheStarlightFairy on Saturday, 27 March, 2010 - 20:11
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I absolutely adore that hat <3 I need to add Lyra to my 'must cosplay' list XD

by tattikat on Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 - 17:48
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*smiles*

by FlyingMammal on Saturday, 10 July, 2010 - 14:19
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Aww you look so good! I love the Wild Pokemon shot too, hehe :)

by Fables on Friday, 18 March, 2011 - 12:45
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This is so gooood.

by Mosquitoast on Sunday, 24 April, 2011 - 01:46
 

To-Do List

HatLowComplete
ShirtLowComplete
DungareesLowComplete
SocksLowComplete
ShoesLowComplete
PokéballLowComplete