Costume :Edea Kramer
Variant :Finished version
Source :Final Fantasy VIII
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None

Costume Photos

On Stage at Insomnia 52 2

On Stage at Insomnia 52 (B&W)

On Stage at Insomnia 52

Group 1

Edea and Rinoa


Recent photo 2

Recent photo 1

HynesChildren 1st Meet Up

What I wore at expo

Edea Dress 1

WIP - Backpiece 3


Costume Information

Cost : £200
Time Taken : 5 hours

I've always loved this costume and have wanted to make it for some time now, Upon going through so many different ideas on who to be for the MCM in May I settled on all 4 lol: Edea, Rinoa, Siren and Shiva a lot of work but so worth it =D.

Originally I wanted to be Phoenix (FF8) and Sun Shang Xiang from Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce but finding the correct fabrics and the time scale needed was a bit too much so I went for the other costumes instead - I love Final Fantasy 8 and actually feel more comfortable with the characters I chose in the end XD.

I know I will find this costume a lot of work and effort but I know it will pay off in the end and so far i'm enjoying making the back piece ^^

Tab was going to be making my head piece originally but I decided to make it myself instead. She's nearly complete EXCITED! =D


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Very excited to see this! I'm planning to cosplay her myself so I'm interested to see the methods you'll be using for the backpiece and headpiece :)

by Mungojerrie on Wednesday, 7 April, 2010 - 22:02
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Love the backpiece design.. Nice start. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 7 April, 2010 - 23:54
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Aww thankies ^^

by SilveraDestinova on Thursday, 8 April, 2010 - 00:23
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I loves the progress =D Can't wait to see this at Expo ^_^ You're gonna wear this for the hyne's children photoshoot on teh sunday right? =D

by FusionRose on Wednesday, 14 April, 2010 - 15:19
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That I am =D just finishing off my spikes for the backpiece and i'll be starting the headpiece tommorrow ^^

by SilveraDestinova on Thursday, 15 April, 2010 - 22:06
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Amazing! Its looking great! I cosplayed her a few years ago and it was such a hard cosplay to make, but so worth it when i wore it. Cant wait to see finished pics!

by Lozzie on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 18:25
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The dress looks really lovely. Is it a spandex fabric? I find that spandex actually does wonders for dresses and such.


by KhaosKreator on Tuesday, 27 April, 2010 - 19:27
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Progress is looking great. :)
Have you found a source for feathers?

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 28 April, 2010 - 00:09
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Thanks guys ^^

Tab - Yeah its spandex fabric, I figured it would hug my figure better to give a better shape :) I can't wait to finish it i'm so excited about this costume =D

Ranma1-2 - Yeah there is a local fabric shop to me called Abakhan and they do pretty good quality feathers for reasonable prices :) I was going to go to Hobby Craft but their products can be a bit too pricy :(

by SilveraDestinova on Wednesday, 28 April, 2010 - 17:22
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.can't wait - I LOVE to see feathers on a costume, for some reason. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 28 April, 2010 - 18:39
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Dress is looking amazing hun =D

by FusionRose on Sunday, 2 May, 2010 - 20:18
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This is so awesome and exciting! I actually can't wait!

by BabemRoze on Thursday, 13 May, 2010 - 16:07
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Oh its coming along nicely.

Can't wait to see it ^_^

by isamiaella on Thursday, 3 June, 2010 - 12:04
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Yey you look amazing kudos for using spandex aswell ^___^

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 22:34
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The back piece is really impressive! You did a great job!

by CrystalNeko on Sunday, 6 June, 2010 - 02:51
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Fantastci Edea. The back piece is epic.

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 6 June, 2010 - 03:06
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Aww you looked FAB. I am kicking myself now cuz I saw you in the masquerade queue behind me and I didnt go to say a quick hi. We were saying how your back piece (is there a name for it?) looked spot on, finely detailed but not too fragile, and wow you have the right curves to give that dress the right shape. Great cosplay. :)

by Ranma1-2 on Sunday, 6 June, 2010 - 17:20
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matwooon, you gotta put the matwon piccy up xD
I loved seeing your edea hun twas epic, and teh photoshoot was awesome =]

by FusionRose on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 22:55
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Is this not in complete yet coz you're gonna do the headpiece? .o. I wanna know how you make it if you are gonna!

by BabemRoze on Monday, 7 June, 2010 - 23:42
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I remember seeing you in the que backstage for the masq, very well done ^.^

by GoldieNeko on Monday, 28 June, 2010 - 18:34
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Everything looks stunning =]

by tripletriad on Monday, 1 August, 2011 - 17:01


Head piece (Posted 4th September 2011)

I'm at 20% completion with this. I was going to have Tab make this but i've decided to make it myself instead - I'd feel a better sense of accomplishment having made everything myself =D

Will attach pictures later

Backpiece (Posted 15th April 2010)

Pretty much finished that now and onto the headpiece tommorrow and also the dress is all sorted out ^^ Making pretty good progress with this cosplay almost finished it now =D