Costume :Valefor
Variant :Aeon
Source :Final Fantasy X
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2012

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Costume Information

Cost : £46.15
Time Taken : Just over a year.

Jesus, I have no idea how I'm actually going to start this. Or what influenced me to actually want to do this! But somehow, I will do it!

Planned for the Sunday of Expo.

Mark this day down, it's finally finished! :3 I'm so happy.


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OMG can't wait to see this
and good luck on doing this =D

by CGOPbleachbabe on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 15:01
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Thanks. I'll need all the luck I can get! :)

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 15:03
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Yes Yes Yes ^_^ Awww this would rock

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:16
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Thanks. ^^

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:18
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Your welcome ^_^ I have respect for anyone who attempts Valefor

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:19
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Awesome. :3 Thank you again!

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:21
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Yeah! Valefor! I've got Sandy planned from the Magus Sisters. Now I need a Cindy and a Mindy though.

by SlimDefinition on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:36
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I've got Cindy planned for sometime in the future, does that help?

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 25 July, 2010 - 16:56
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omg.. you're epic! So looking forward to seeing this!!

by FuriePhoenix on Monday, 26 July, 2010 - 18:20
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I'll do my best. I can't promise anything fantastic.

by DuskatNight on Monday, 26 July, 2010 - 18:25
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Oooh I've been wanting to do Yojimbo for ages! Would be brilliant to get pictures.

by Marauchettes on Sunday, 5 September, 2010 - 21:59
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It would be great, unfortunately I have no idea when I'll get started. Mindy would probably get finished before her. D:

by DuskatNight on Sunday, 5 September, 2010 - 22:16
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Can't wait to see this =D x.

by FusionRose on Wednesday, 29 September, 2010 - 15:20
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Might be a while, but thank you! ^^

by DuskatNight on Wednesday, 29 September, 2010 - 15:22
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this will be beyond epic :D i want to summon you lol

by J-Po on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 16:58
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I just hope I can do it! And by all means summon away! :3

by DuskatNight on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 17:04
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im sure you can and it will be epic i saw your mindy to thatsgonna be ace i love aeons :D

by J-Po on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 17:11
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Thanks! :3 Mindy's definately going to be easier then this!

by DuskatNight on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 17:13
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lol yea

by J-Po on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 17:28
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You have my respect to attempt Valefor! One of my favourite aeons behind Shiva *who I still want to cosplay* I can't wait to see some progress!!!

by Kaythenia on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 19:08
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Valefor is awesome. <3 My favourite aeon ever, thats why I wanted to attempt to cosplay her. :3

by DuskatNight on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 19:10
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holy crap how did i not notice this before?? Looking forward to this!

by FuriePhoenix on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 20:14
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Aha! Thanks. ^^

by DuskatNight on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 - 20:23
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Looking forward to seeing this. ;)

Thanks for the comment on Tidus btw ;)

by Sephirayne on Sunday, 27 February, 2011 - 23:27

Can't wait to see this! ^^ You should totally try and organise an aeon group for Oct 2012!

by Creative-Stitches on Wednesday, 8 June, 2011 - 23:14
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We have actually. Me, Kara and a few others are going to try and get some FFX Aeons together for then. So it should be interesting.

by DuskatNight on Wednesday, 8 June, 2011 - 23:24

oh awesome! Well if you need anyone else, just let me know! ^^

by Creative-Stitches on Thursday, 9 June, 2011 - 10:38
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I think we have so far: Valefor, Shiva, Bahamut and possibly and Ifrit. So any of the others you could do will be helpful

by DuskatNight on Thursday, 9 June, 2011 - 11:23

Well i'm thinking either Ixion or Anima (I do have over a year after all XD)

by Creative-Stitches on Thursday, 9 June, 2011 - 13:08
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Well either one would be a great addition. ^^

by DuskatNight on Thursday, 9 June, 2011 - 13:16
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Valefor <3
I'm really liking the look of those spikes! I can't wait to see this :)

by kitty_sama on Friday, 2 December, 2011 - 14:27
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Really coming along well love!

by Manticore on Thursday, 26 January, 2012 - 15:10
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This is looking fantastic! Thank you for the comment to Amano Faris. You're doing a marvellous job on this.

by SlimDefinition on Monday, 6 February, 2012 - 22:17
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hey youre from the round up! i plan to do Ifrit in the future and the fayth of ifirt when i go to london for the may expo 2013.
This progress is reall coming together, curious to see how the finished product comes to be :)

by shinrajunkie on Saturday, 25 February, 2012 - 06:00
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Excellent job so far!

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 26 February, 2012 - 14:28
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This is looking epic! ^^'

by SlimDefinition on Monday, 9 April, 2012 - 15:39
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looking super awesome!!

by FuriePhoenix on Monday, 9 April, 2012 - 18:22

I'm so excited about seeing this finished! :)

by Creative-Stitches on Saturday, 5 May, 2012 - 08:08
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omg omg !!!!

by J-Po on Thursday, 14 June, 2012 - 17:43
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Looked great at Expo! Awesome that I got some photos of you with all the other Aeons!

by Kata-san on Friday, 2 November, 2012 - 20:21

To-Do List

Things coming out of the TorsoHighComplete
Fluffy Red NeckHighComplete
Skin Coloured MaterialHighComplete
Red ShortsHighComplete
Get Stuffing.HighComplete
Add spikesHighComplete
Base ShoesHighComplete
Overally large wings. HighComplete
Purple LegsHighComplete
Red Furry MaterialHighComplete
Purple ArmsHighComplete
Purple MaterialHighComplete
'Hair' piece on the headMediumComplete
Attaching stuff together.MediumComplete
Attach Arms to the TorsoMediumComplete
Bell/Ring thingLowComplete

Shopping List

Skin coloured Material (3 metres)£10.50Bought
3 Metres of Purple Material£7.70Bought
Red Furry Material£7.95Bought
Red Shorts£4.00Bought
More Red Fur£7.00Bought
White Fur£7.00Bought


After Expo Musings (Posted 1st November 2012)

Honestly, it wasn't my best expo ever. I'm not sure if many people can tell from the photos, some parts of the costume broke over the course of the day. Some parts are move obvious than others. The horn broke from the mask, I ended up not wearing the heels because they were killing my feet and had killed the bottom of the legs, there was a gaping hole in the knee as well as in the seem between the shorts and the purple legs.
Anyway, this costume is retired. There is little to no change of me bringing it out again unless I do some MAJOR changes to it. Many parts need redoing and I'm only happy with a two or three parts anyway. xD Even then I'm not sure if I'd bring her out again since possibly after next May or LFCC, I might stop cosplaying.

Though it was rather fun meeting some other aeons. c:

Mask (Posted 14th June 2012)

It's taken a week and a half to get up to this point. So far I've managed to paper all over the front and inside of the mask, which still needs patching up as well as started making the four corners thicken up a bit. The horns are still in progress which is why they haven't been attached and there aren't any down the middle. Still need to get some white paint as well as make the eye holes, any other detailing and find some way of attaching it to my head.

Wings (Posted 4th May 2012)

So I finally started the wings today. I've got the base wing cut out which means I can pin it to the fabric and cut round it three times. It'll then be pinned and sewn together, stuffed lightly and then sewn to the arms and body. c: Oh and the purple part will be added to the bottom too.

Finished Legs (Posted 25th February 2012)

Right, so the whole of the legs are basically finished. Of course the tail needs a bit of moving about, but I'll figure it out. The spikes took a while to sew on and I have no idea how many there are on there anyway. I didn't keep count and I think I still have some spare just in case something happens. Those damn heels are going to hurt my feet. So yeah. Basically the whole bottom part has finished, done and basically dusted. Now I just need to work on the top half.

Fur! 83 (Posted 8th November 2011)

Managed to get my hands on the red fur today. Which means this costume can progress that little bit further.
Now this red fur is obviously going to be used for the legs, part of the tail and the head. The legs are going to be spiked like in the actual game while the head will be all fur. Doing the head in spikes will be a little awkward and will create unnecessary hassle not to mention it'll take a while to figure out how to get it onto my head. But yeah. If the spikes don't work then I'll just go for the full on fur for each leg.