Lunar_Kitten
 


Costume :Seung Mina
Source :Soul Calibur 2
Progress :Complete
Worn At :AmeCon 2008


Costume Photos

Back

Uh-oh, double trouble!

Top half back

Top half front

Ready for battle

Front skirt

Gloves

Boots, headband and armband

Go girl!

 

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Costume Information

General
Cost : Around £65 to date
Time Taken : oh erm ... hours!

Description
This is to be part of a Soul Calibur group and out of all the possible options this is the one that I liked the most - luckily for a start she's got brown eyes and long dark hair - a bit like myself! =^_^=

AND! her name rhymes with mine - wooooo decision made! =^_^=

Update, 18 Jun :
Yay! I have finally! managed to start work on various parts of this costume: the arm band, headband and modesty skirts - and a heowge Scarlet Thunder =^_^=
Unfortunately, slower progress than I would like but every step helps I guess =*_*=

Update, 24 Jun :
Stitching has commenced on the above pieces of fabric (although I've encountered an error so I might end up making a new skirt - dippy me).
And Scarlet Thunder is now covered in three coats of latex. Well, you've gotta play safe!

Update, 30 Jun :
Lots of sewing to do on the above but I shall have to do it all by hand now... why?? Because the sewing machine refuses to be my friend *sigh*
But on the sunny side: boots are finished - as are gloves =^_^=
*pats herself on the back* well it's progress at least. Pix will be up as soon as I download them from camera and phone.

Update, 07 Jul :
Photos added to CI =^_^=

Update, 21 Jul :
Scarlet Thunder is almost complete, save for a bit of painting =^_^=
(now to pray it fits in my car!)
Still lots of sewing to do on the bra top and one of the skirts - if you can't find me, I'll be the one buried beneath the pile of needles and thread =>_<=

Update, 28 Jul :
Scarlet Thunder withered in the heat a few days ago (what??!?!), but with gentle persuasion and strategic prodding and poking it seems to have perked up. Fingers Xed it doesn't do it again!! So aside from a layer of lacquer it is now complete *smiles*

Also, after a delayed dawning that satin doesn't stretch (!) and consequently having to improvise on the works, Seung Mina's top is hopefully almost complete. She even has a very perky upright green collar. Most amusing.

Update, 6th Aug :
Seung Mina is complete =^___^=
Now to remember to pack every bit of her to take to AmeCon ...

Comments

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I Cant wait to see this one

You'll have fun with the propage :)

Are you a Soul Calibur fan then?

by MangaChild on Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 - 00:06
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Never played it! And I don't think I'd actually heard of the game until a couple of months ago - oops! *cowers into a corner*

But I'm sure I will be exposed to it soon enough, and finding out a lot about it between now and August! :-p

by Lunar_Kitten on Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 - 00:15
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are you gonna have a bash at making tha MaHoooosive spear/staff/sharp thing of terror???

cant wait!!

more and more cool people are joining the soul calibur group for Ame,
(*cries* i dont have time to make another costume)

by HelloKitty on Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 - 09:04
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I'd like to have a go at making it.

But I think chances are, I might juuuuuuuuuuust have to enlist a bit of help!

by Lunar_Kitten on Wednesday, 26 March, 2008 - 10:46
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Oooh looks awesome! Good luck with it!! We shall get through Amecon together! ^_^

by perfectly_purple on Monday, 31 March, 2008 - 14:38
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Fingers X-ed!

by Lunar_Kitten on Tuesday, 1 April, 2008 - 12:41
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Ooh yay you're joining! Although it's a shame you're not doing Taki - well *I* like her. And I'm glad someone else will be donning the skimpy, we shall be semi-naked together.

by Mighty Odango on Monday, 7 April, 2008 - 23:31
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Woohoo, fellow skimper! :-D
I still like Taki's red costume but I just didn't want to do Seung Mina and Taki for the same event, so Taki is still in my head as a future possibility.
Look forward to meeting you at the con! :-)

by Lunar_Kitten on Tuesday, 8 April, 2008 - 08:51
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hehe i was there as you were fabric shopping for this, your going to get it spot on, i know it, cant wait to see

by ryaoki on Monday, 21 April, 2008 - 08:40
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Thanks, I hope so!

And - I let you steal all the yellow fabric. What a jolly good fellow I am :-p

Your cos will look pretty cool too I'm sure. Great idea bringing the PSP along!

by Lunar_Kitten on Monday, 21 April, 2008 - 12:36
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haha steal all the yellow fabric hahaha i only got a metre there was like 10 metres left but well keep tht shhh u are very genorous roflmao

and thnks for the praise hehe makes me more confident and yea psp lol i love my psp dont gooo anywere without it

by ryaoki on Monday, 21 April, 2008 - 13:14
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I CANT WAIT TO SEE THIS LEENA havent spoke or seen you in a whilee , i miss my therapist lmao

by ryaoki on Wednesday, 18 June, 2008 - 10:18
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There looking really good, Kittens doing really well :D

by Ilpala on Thursday, 10 July, 2008 - 20:09
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The progress is looking exceptional! Well done L!

by sjbonnar on Thursday, 10 July, 2008 - 20:11
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Thanks guys! =^_^=

by Lunar_Kitten on Thursday, 10 July, 2008 - 20:47
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wuuu go leena looking awsome

by ryaoki on Thursday, 10 July, 2008 - 21:34
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Wow! Good going! It all looks awesome! ^_^

by perfectly_purple on Thursday, 10 July, 2008 - 22:03
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Wow! Looking excellent. Love what you've done so far. Mina is one of my favorite SC characters so I might want a piccy with you if you are at Amecon.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 11 July, 2008 - 01:56
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leeeenaaa when i get it donee, would you ever do seung mina again as im doing Killik for minamicon and london expo in may so i would like a pic with youu

by ryaoki on Monday, 21 July, 2008 - 09:23
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You're thinking that far ahead already?!
Yeah, I could no doubt wear Seung Mina again - so get the camera ready! =^_^=

by Lunar_Kitten on Monday, 21 July, 2008 - 10:07
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I hope to grab a pic of this at ame

by 1000014 on Wednesday, 6 August, 2008 - 11:44
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such an awsome sueng mina THANKIES FOR THE ADVICE ON THE SILK LEEENAA was really helpful ^_^

by ryaoki on Wednesday, 13 August, 2008 - 11:08
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I can't get over how neat the feet and glove plates are, I thought they were cast! You looked awesome :D

by Amy-Lou on Tuesday, 26 August, 2008 - 12:55
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It was awesome grouping together with you in the masquerade! ^^ Your Seung Mina costume was amazing :D

by DarkElf on Tuesday, 2 September, 2008 - 19:19
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Your completed Mina costume was awesome. You looked great in it. Loved the masquerade entry that you did with the other SC ladies.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 18 March, 2009 - 01:26
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Faaaantasic Seung Mina! its perfect. Well done :D

by FairyPorchQueen on Tuesday, 22 September, 2009 - 15:13