KiraraYumi
 


Costume :Subaru Sumeragi
Variant :Clamp in 3D Land
Source :Tokyo Babylon
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2011


Costume Photos

Strike

Exorcism

Alternate Dimension

Foreshadow

1999

Broom > Magic and Swords

Blues Brothers

Take the Stage

Prepare Yourself

 


Costume Information

Description
For the CLAMP in 3D Land group in May 2011. Looking foward to this! It's gonna be hard, but oh so worth it~

16/04/11

Erright, I'm somewhat startin' now! D< Waaaaay later than everyone else, but I only have a few things to make, so it shouldn't be much trouble. Still have weeeeeeks to make it too, so s'all good.

26/05/11
HA! Cosplay, you have been defeated! Now you go to cosplay prison!
Everything is as good as done! A little fix here and there is all it needs. WAH-HEY! I actually did it...I'm in shock. I'M COMING FOR YOU, EXPO! TEAM SKITTLES! HOO-HAH

01/06/2011

Late update is late. I HAD SO MUCH FUN WITH TEAM SKITTLES! Srsly. Everyone was amazing, thankssomuch for being awesome! I got so many compliments, especially for my hat! xD I'm shocked at the appreciation I got for being Subaru too since like...no one cosplays him over here! Thanks so much guys! >w<
He really should be cosplayed more, he's so sweet and adorable. KYAH! I'll definatly be cosplaying at least two more versions of him~
I had a couple hiccups with my damn trousers. They ripped at soon as I got into the car...urp. So I spent the first 20 minutes of Expo Sunday sat on a bench sewing them back up xD And they were just all together too damn long, so I frequently had to pull them up...I'll fix that for when we have our shoot. WHICH WILL HAPPEN.
The Masq went excellently! We had to basically re-work the whole thing an hour before heading to the stage, but it worked. And was amazing. Guys, we rock, 'nuff said.
I hope Team Skittles will someday return with yet another CLAMP cross-over idea~! I'll be happy to provide some ;3
THANKS GUYS!

Comments

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hello! ur in this group too :) i kno what u mean tho - am dreadin makin the costume lmao!

by InfiniteJester on Friday, 25 June, 2010 - 13:16
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You'll look amazing! And don't worry, we'll all support each other ^^

by Lady Bahamut on Friday, 25 June, 2010 - 15:38
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Yay! It really is going to be worth it ^^

by Sakurastar123 on Saturday, 19 March, 2011 - 19:16
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Yaaaays this is gonna be awesome i love suabaru XD gonna be great !!

by blackorcid on Saturday, 26 March, 2011 - 18:23
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OMG Yay! Progress 8D That new technique looks pretty good! :O

by Lady Bahamut on Friday, 29 April, 2011 - 18:47
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I like the blue colour you choose to make the cloud patterns and your progress is looking good so far. Can't wait to see this!

by Ichigo-Chan on Saturday, 30 April, 2011 - 18:58
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Wow! LOVING the jacket! I can't wait to see the whole thing together! X3

by Lady Bahamut on Saturday, 7 May, 2011 - 10:57
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Thanks so much everyone! ='D Can't wait to cosplay with you guys!! >w<

by KiraraYumi on Saturday, 7 May, 2011 - 11:12
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Wow *-* This is going to look so good on you :D

by Sakurastar123 on Saturday, 7 May, 2011 - 16:45
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Wow this looks AWESOME !! can't wait to see it in person XD

by blackorcid on Sunday, 8 May, 2011 - 18:30
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The detailing and patterning look great!! Cannot wait to see everything put together :)

by CrystalNeko on Saturday, 14 May, 2011 - 00:33
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Wow this looks amazing!! Love that jacket! ^^ Cant wait for expo! :D

by charlieparrot on Saturday, 14 May, 2011 - 12:09
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that hat = so cute i cud die! damn wish i cud still see this in person :(

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 19 May, 2011 - 13:11
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8D The hat looks awesome! X3 I wanna play with that tassel XDD

by Lady Bahamut on Thursday, 19 May, 2011 - 14:17

This looks so good! I'm completely in love with the hat <3

by Hannah-Kiwii on Sunday, 22 May, 2011 - 20:52
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That hat, it was beyond awesome - it was super awesome! Had a great time with you on Sunday :D

by Sakurastar123 on Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 - 16:37
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I want that hat!

by TheStarlightFairy on Wednesday, 1 June, 2011 - 23:20
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you did a great job on the costume <3!

by Kouji on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 12:10
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You did an amazing job and the costume really suits you.
Was finally nice to talk to you too!

by Ichigo-Chan on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 18:47
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Oh Subaru, why are you so awesome? XD I loved the way you did your clouds, they were so neat and perfect *_* And dat hat 8D

by Lady Bahamut on Thursday, 2 June, 2011 - 19:03
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I loooooved your costume so much. The clouds were done so neatly and I really loved the effect! You made an awesome Subaru, I hope to see more versions of him in the future. Was also lovely to see you again 8D

by CrystalNeko on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 20:06

You make an awesome Subaru! And your hat is so cute. And I know you said it was one of the simplest parts, but it totally adds so much to the costume with it's epicness =D

by Hannah-Kiwii on Friday, 3 June, 2011 - 22:20
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it was sooo awesome to meet you XD *hugs* your cosplay was amazing and your hat was Cute XD
i hope we get to do another group soem time soon XD

by blackorcid on Saturday, 4 June, 2011 - 00:36
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It was awesome meeting you to *3* you were an AMAZINGGGG SUbaru <3 Really makes me wana do Hokuto now xD

by Solaria on Sunday, 5 June, 2011 - 13:58
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Thanks so much for all the lovely comments, guys! ;___; <3

by KiraraYumi on Sunday, 5 June, 2011 - 22:30
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Your Subaru is so cute! I hope mine can be even half as good. :)

by Carmina on Tuesday, 12 July, 2011 - 18:33
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your costume looks amazing! Great work!<3

by Kyuipo on Wednesday, 26 October, 2011 - 20:12
 

To-Do List

PantsHighComplete
Shrug/JacketHighComplete
WigHighComplete
Sketch design + sort swirlsHighComplete
ShoesMediumComplete
ShirtMediumComplete
HatMediumComplete
GlovesLowComplete
CardsLowComplete

Shopping List

Bias, Bondaweb and 500m thread£15.03Bought
Fabric+Lots of other stuff...I went back to the craft shop a lot£60.00Bought
Total£75.03

Journal

That image I was talking about that didn't show (Posted 14th May 2011)

I fail at sizing images Dx

Wow, how have I not written one of these yet? (Posted 14th May 2011)

Maybe because I didn't want to, title. Mleh.

OKay, this cosplay has been a beautiful nightmare. I adore working on it, but oh my goodness. SO MUCH TRACING! AND IRONING! AND CRAP!

Since others (and my future self) might want to know my unconventional method of making the swirls, here we go. First, you need:
Bondaweb
Tracing paper (I'm not going to get into the tracing though, it's basic)
Lite Heat&Bond
Heavy Heat&Bond
White bias
White spare fabric
The usual sewing stuff
Get your rainbow color (ie: Subaru's is blue) and put it on your white. You can bond it down if you want (I did), but it's not really necessary. Though it might make things easier...I'm not sure. Then sew your white bias border on the straight part of your rainbow color (and onto your jacket/pants/whatever you're sewing). Next, make your swirl (You're going to want a main swirl design for all the different clouds you have on one paper if possible, you'll be tracing over them a lot). So you have your swirl...now trace it onto the Lite Heat&Bond, and bond it onto some white fabric (NOT your main piece, some EXTRA fabric) then cut it out. Place it on your cloud as well as you can, iron it on (two dots!) and let it sit for a few minutes. Once it's cool, sew it down. Since it's light, it's not gonna hold well on its own, so do this. This'll also hold down/reinforce your rainbow color. Next, do the exact same thing with the Heavy H&B, except don't sew it down as it's not designed to be sewn. Then let that cool and...presto! You get what I have in my image, freshly bonded/sewn/bonded again swirly!

And yay for my tassel idea working! x3 For the tassel, I just sewed it down ontop of the Lite bonded swirl while sewing the swirl down.