Raye-chan
 


Costume :Freya Crescent
Source :Final Fantasy IX
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011


Costume Photos

Kuja was too much a match for me afterall...

Freya fights back

Freya and Beatrix after a long day fighting monsters!

Freya awaits Sir Fratley in the pouring rain...

Freya and Beatrix

Freya Crescent - ready (MCM Expo October 2011)

Freya Crescent - attack (MCM Expo October 2011)

Freya Crescent - victory (MCM Expo October 2011)

Freya Crescent - waiting (MCM Expo October 2011)

Freya Crescent (MCM Expo October 2011)

Cosplay finished!!!

Main reference

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £160
Awards : Shortlisted in cosplay corner
Time Taken : 110 Hours

Description
"Despair - To be forgotten is worse than death........"

Very true indeed....

-I made this outfit and spear for the October 2011 MCM London Expo (FRIDAY AND SATURDAY)

-I was part of the FF Roundup on the SATURDAY of October 2011 MCM London Expo.

I loved having photos with Beatrix (SlimDefinition) as well as everyone in the FF Roundup!

Freya Crescent is a playable character from Final Fantasy IX. She is Burmecian, a race of Dragon Knights who live in two cities, Burmecia and Cleyra. Her face is often covered up by hair, and she seems to suffer from a deep pain in her hear. She hails from Burmecia, but left several years prior to the game in search of her lost love, Sir Fratley..... Zidane meets her in Lindblum just before the Festival of the Hunt.

I truly adore Freya, she is a deep and meaningful character as well as a skilled and powerful fighter, I have always loved the design of a red mage but Freya Crescent the Dragon Knight rocks. I want to make this for my love her the character and of FFIX, I'm more than happy to have pictures with other cosplayers who share the same adoration ^_^

Ultimately I want to get a photo with me standing on a very small pillar, a pose of the famous 'Jump' technique, lets see which photographer is up to the challenge.....

Comments

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I love Freya, she will be awesome raye!

by NightmareWings on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 11:11
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Awww wowie i love freya!I can't wait to see this ^^

by Zelda on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 13:12
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This will be a tough one, but I can't wait to see your version of it! It'll be awesome.

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 15:47
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@Tif - I love her too ^_^ I can't wait to start ;) FF9 group for the win!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 18:07
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Its going to be tough but I am up for the challenge! ;) FF9 for the win!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 18:07
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@NightmareWings - I love her too! I am going to make a mask and gloves and feet to go over shoes and everything! ^_^

by Raye-chan on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 18:15
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ff9 group ftw! =D

by Zelda on Friday, 28 January, 2011 - 23:57
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^_^ In progress now ;) must find waterproof material!

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 30 January, 2011 - 23:45
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Perfect choice on the wig id say! Cant wait to see more progress i love Freyas design

by FairyPorchQueen on Monday, 31 January, 2011 - 18:31
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@FairyPorchQueen - I agree! It's a great find ^_^ - need to buy soon... The hardest part at the moment is searching for the right material for the coat!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 2 February, 2011 - 23:38
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Yay another Freya cosplayer! :3 can't wait to see this!

by Freyarule on Thursday, 3 February, 2011 - 08:24
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Yeah i really love Freya Crescent :) I finally got my own copy of the game today! Yay! :) Have not played this since it was released when i borrowed my brothers copy :)

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 5 February, 2011 - 11:34
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I'm going to take a guess that you got your refs from Realm of Eternal Rain? 8D

by Freyarule on Saturday, 19 February, 2011 - 11:28
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@Freyarule - Correct! ^_^ I think there should be more love for Freya Cresent though - need more pictures!

I have started putting together a pattern for a dress now and tweek it into a raincoat but its hard to do detailing when there is limited artwork out there!

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 19 February, 2011 - 11:38
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Lol! I've been a member of that site for aaaages, it's what helped fuel my love for Freya :)

Looking forward to progress! One day I'll start this too, probably after I graduate from uni though lol!

by Freyarule on Saturday, 19 February, 2011 - 11:52
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@Freyarule - I agree! I am obsessed too ^_^ I even got a new copy of the game to re-play all over again!

I know what you mean! I just had to make Freya for distant worlds - I am wearing this for October MCM London Expo!

by Raye-chan on Monday, 21 February, 2011 - 18:14
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That wig is awesome!

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 - 22:17
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^_^ Thanks! I love it! :D

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 - 22:28
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Loving the wig! Very Freya :D That fabric is really nice as well, was it very costly?

by Freyarule on Friday, 4 March, 2011 - 22:46
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Thanks :) i love the wig its the perfect colour! The fabric only cost approx £19 for 5 metres :)

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 5 March, 2011 - 11:38
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Looking awesome so far. Can't wait to see this complete.

by Sephirayne on Saturday, 5 March, 2011 - 11:57
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That is a really good price for 5 metres! Lucky find there :D

by Freyarule on Sunday, 6 March, 2011 - 22:22
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@Sephirayne - Thanks ^_^ I am working to get this finished for October expo

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 9 March, 2011 - 18:24
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@Freyarule - It was a bargain! ^_^ My local fabric store does hold some special fabric at times :) I hope I can get the other colours to make the scarf etc from there too

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 9 March, 2011 - 18:25
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Progress is looking awesome already Raye! Love that wig so much.

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 25 March, 2011 - 23:28
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:) thank you! I'm working on the raincoat pattern now, I have taken a couple of pictures so I will have to upload these soon :)

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 30 March, 2011 - 13:38
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Uploaded a picture of my coat template :) cutting into the fabric now!

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 23 April, 2011 - 12:12
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Looking good there with the progress, I'm impressed with the coat template!!

by Freyarule on Saturday, 23 April, 2011 - 15:57
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@Freyarule - :) thanks! It has taken some time to sort out the template but i have now finally cut out all the material. Just need some lining and interfacing to put it all together :) x Very pleased with this so far!

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 24 April, 2011 - 00:16
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Very much looking forward to seeing the coat! The fabric you bought for it is perfect.

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 - 22:16
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^_^ Thanks very much! Hope to get more of the coat sorted in the next few days once I have my lining and interfacing x The pre-coat is fun to twirl in!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 4 May, 2011 - 22:18
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That fabric is bloody beautiful, im getting more and more excited about our group <3

by Zelda on Friday, 6 May, 2011 - 22:24
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@Tif - Hehehehe thankies hun! I am currently putting the coat together as I have my interfacing and lining now ;) Pics to follow - Our group is going to rock XD

by Raye-chan on Tuesday, 10 May, 2011 - 17:06
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I will be getting down to working on Beatrix after May expo. So looking forward to it!

by SlimDefinition on Tuesday, 10 May, 2011 - 17:39
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I'm looking forward to seeing your Beatrix progress ^_^ FF9 ftw! XD

by Raye-chan on Thursday, 12 May, 2011 - 17:27
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FFIX FTW indeed! It's looking great Raye Raye! Can't wait for the photos!

by SlimDefinition on Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 17:21
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That coat is looking awesome!

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 15 July, 2011 - 19:07
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Thanks ^_^ I need to get it added to the bodice now but the sleeves are taking alot of time to put together ><

by Raye-chan on Monday, 18 July, 2011 - 17:40
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Holy Shit Bricks this is looking awesome!

by Manticore on Sunday, 7 August, 2011 - 03:55
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@Cpt.Wakka ^_^' Thanks!! I am making good progress on this!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 10 August, 2011 - 22:46
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Its looks amazing sweetie, I cant wait to do ruby and get amazing pics!

by NightmareWings on Saturday, 13 August, 2011 - 10:18
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Thank you so much hun! That means alot to me :D I can't wait to get amazing pictures with you too! *Freya Hugs*

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 13 August, 2011 - 10:34
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YEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH! Awesome! I'm getting straight back to working on Beatrix after Ayacon!

by SlimDefinition on Tuesday, 16 August, 2011 - 23:20
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I'm so glad your excited!! I am too!!! XD This is going so well I just need to get cracking with all the extra bits and finish the coat at last!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 17 August, 2011 - 19:09
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This is coming along really nicely! ^^. Cant wait to see it finished! ^^

by Kitticus on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 08:27
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Thanks Kitticus! ^_^ I can't wait to see your finished cosplay at the FF roundup too!! XD I'm working on my spearhead this weekend the coat base is now 100% done! *dances*

by Raye-chan on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 18:01
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Beautiful progress! LOVE the fabric!

by FairyPorchQueen on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 20:47
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This is amazing so far! You're gonna look great! :D

by BabemRoze on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 21:01
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Wow your coat is looking ever so awesome! This will be soo exciting to see ^_^

by ElegantAura on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 21:26
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Thanks so much guys! That means alot :) Its getting to the exciting stage of working on the detail and the spear now! Expo soon! :D

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 17 September, 2011 - 13:22
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this does look really epic love the making of the coat and the weapon, looks like its going to be brillant i hope i get photos ^^ if i get chance to do any fix character i hope i can join u

by timpey on Sunday, 18 September, 2011 - 23:48
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Thanks timpey! Please look out for me :) I'm wearing this the Friday and Saturday of expo. Would be great to any pictures with you too, I'm intrigued what character you would be doing now :)

by Raye-chan on Monday, 19 September, 2011 - 00:07
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Looking like so Much WIN right now!

by Manticore on Monday, 19 September, 2011 - 13:52
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^_^ Thanks so much! I am so excited about this, its going to be loads of fun being part of the FF Round-up this year :D Can not wait!

by Raye-chan on Monday, 19 September, 2011 - 17:09
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We're getting there! Awesome! ^^'

by SlimDefinition on Monday, 19 September, 2011 - 17:55
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Progress is looking amazing! Keep up the good work x.

by FusionRose on Monday, 19 September, 2011 - 18:30

ooh, this costume looks promising and I'm going to watch the progress with interest. The coat material was a great choice: it looks right on that ambiguous not-quite-pink-not-quite-red shade of the game graphics, and raincoat material seems perfect for Burmecian Freya. The spear is also looking superfabulous. All the best with this!

tldr: iz awesome, more plz.

by birds-hate-flying on Tuesday, 20 September, 2011 - 19:26
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@SD aka Mel - Thank you! I'm super excited doing the detail on this now ^^

@FusionRose - Aww I will do! Lots of bits to get on with now!

@birds-hate-flying - Glad you like the material too ;) I spent so long looking for the perfect fabric and this defo fits her! Tehe - more progress to come on a daily basis as I'm doing the detailing now! Wuuu!

by Raye-chan on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 13:37
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I really adore your fabric choice for the coat. It has the right amount of shine to it. It looks like it fits perfectly too! I can see you being an amazing Freya!

by CrystalNeko on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 14:52
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@CrystalNeko - Aw thank you so much ^_^ I spent ages looking for fabric, officially I have been working on this since January! XD The coat is 100% made on my frame and I have interfacing in the collor, sleeves and base to add the flair that Freya has! I will try to be the best Freya Crescent I can :3 x

by Raye-chan on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 17:17
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Oh yes! That fabric for the scarf we looked at really WAS the right colour!

by SlimDefinition on Tuesday, 27 September, 2011 - 20:23
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Looking awesome love!

by Manticore on Thursday, 29 September, 2011 - 23:59
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@SD aka Mel - Thank yooooou! I think this really is the right colour!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 30 September, 2011 - 13:48
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@Manticore - :D Thanks! It's getting exciting now!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 30 September, 2011 - 13:49
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I effing love that coat!!!

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 30 September, 2011 - 16:04
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Hehehe! Thank you my lovely ^_^ I am in love with it too! I will hopefully get the hat and flag sorted this weekend, I also need to get on with the feet and straps. FFIX FTW!

by Raye-chan on Friday, 30 September, 2011 - 18:04
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Wow that coat is effin gorgeous!!!!! x.

by FusionRose on Friday, 30 September, 2011 - 21:08
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^_^ Aww thank you Emz! x

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 1 October, 2011 - 12:29
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Even more excited now! Progress is being added thick and fast on both fronts! YESSS!

by SlimDefinition on Monday, 3 October, 2011 - 21:40
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Yeah! We are getting alot done now :) exciting times!

by Raye-chan on Monday, 3 October, 2011 - 22:05
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Indeed. Check my page for Beatrix. I have lots of fiddly bits to do, but I'm getting there! The journal says it all. ^_^'

I WANT YOUR FREYA COAT! It's gorgeous.

by SlimDefinition on Monday, 3 October, 2011 - 22:14
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Ooooo I shall! Beatrix and Freya back poses me thinks - and me defeated XD

*strokes coat like a cat* ;)

by Raye-chan on Tuesday, 4 October, 2011 - 17:29
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I think I'll be stroking your coat too! The "tie" is looking awesome too! I'm getting into SQUEE mode just a little bit more now. This is awesome.

by SlimDefinition on Friday, 7 October, 2011 - 16:23
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Tehehehe! You make me want to jump in excitement XD I'm making footsies now, lots to do this weekend!! x

by Raye-chan on Friday, 7 October, 2011 - 18:49

...every time I check back on this costume something cool has been added to it. You work quickly! That spearhead is looking very swish-- lovely shaping and clean details.

by birds-hate-flying on Saturday, 8 October, 2011 - 21:01
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^_^ I aim to please! Progress is going well, just got the final week now to get this finish for Expo!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 19:43
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I have to agree with birds-hate-flying. It gets better every time!
I am very much looking forward to this! ^_^'

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:18
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^_^ Thanks hun! I am getting very excited but also very worried hoping I can do her justice! x

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:19
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I worry about doing Beatrix justice, so "You're Not Alone". ;-)
I think you'll look epic!

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:20
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Hehehe ^_^ I hope we can be epic together! I know my coat is looking epic, I just hope everything else falls into place by next week! *races*

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:22
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Wow, I'm impressed with this! You're doing a brilliant job! =]

by tripletriad on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:51
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Those feet look so comfy! The paint job on the spear is so neat :D eeep!

by BabemRoze on Thursday, 20 October, 2011 - 07:39
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Thanks guys :D i made loads of progress yesterday and I'm working on it all day today too :) more pictures to follow in due course!

by Raye-chan on Sunday, 23 October, 2011 - 10:44
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I finally finished this last night! *dances and wipes tears of joy*

Bring on expo!!! XD I am wearing Freya this FRIDAY and SATURDAY and I am also in the Final Fantasy IX Roundup! x

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 26 October, 2011 - 13:53

Wow, looks awesome!

by Donna on Thursday, 27 October, 2011 - 11:14
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Thanks Donna! ^_^

by Raye-chan on Thursday, 27 October, 2011 - 13:50
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Absolutely gorgeous progress. That red fabric is perfect. How did you make the hat?

by Nomes on Saturday, 29 October, 2011 - 01:15
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Thanks Nomes :) I will send you a long description on the hat, travelling home from expo today :) will add more pictures once I get back and message you then

by Raye-chan on Monday, 31 October, 2011 - 11:22
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omg I took a few photos of you with the small FF8 group!! ^^ You looked amazing!! I really love the detail!! I'm so impressed with how you did the feet and the weapon! amazing! x

by Pandora-Chi on Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 - 21:38
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Thanks Pandora! That means alot to me!! ^_^ I was really nervous about getting Freya right. I absolutely loved being in the big group it was amazing! x *hugs*

^_^

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 - 21:42
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No worries - it was just perfect!! And whoops I mean FF9 - I have terrible typos!! >.<

by Pandora-Chi on Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 - 21:51
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^_^ Don't worry I knew you meant 9, thank you! I always aim for perfection and Freya Crescent was the hardest cosplay I have ever made and one of the longest. I hope to wear her again next year as I am going to wear my Rinoa for this weekends Distant Worlds event now!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 - 21:54
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It was just epic Raye! Everyone loved you, including me. You should be so proud of yourself for doing her so well.

by SlimDefinition on Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 - 23:14
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^_^ Awww thank you! I am very proud, she was the hardest to make and wear but I am glad I did Freya proud :D *hugs*

by Raye-chan on Thursday, 3 November, 2011 - 13:50
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I think I saw you! You looked totally epic X3 And it's so well made!

by Lady Bahamut on Thursday, 3 November, 2011 - 21:55
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Ah, I was the Zidane from the 9 shoot at Expo. You looked fantastic! =O A job well done, for sure~

by sarmander on Thursday, 3 November, 2011 - 22:41
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Aw thanks guys :) it was so amazing to wear her and I had so much fun being in photos! Your Zidane was epic! :)

by Raye-chan on Saturday, 5 November, 2011 - 14:03
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I absoluetely loved this Raye.. Just Loved this, You tickled the depths of my Firey Burmecian heart, and made me want to be a Dragoon of the Burmecian Kingdom all over again. Don't be surprised if this becomes a Showcase

by Manticore on Wednesday, 16 November, 2011 - 01:17
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Aww! Thank you J-Ney ^_^ It was so epic to wear this, I'm wearing her again for Kitacon 2012 :D

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 7 December, 2011 - 22:51
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You done such an amazing job.
One of your photo's second on the top row, when I click on it, it shows the one next to it, not sure why but thought I let you know.

Great job, can't wait to see more photo's of you wearing this.

by FangGirl on Thursday, 8 December, 2011 - 11:03
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love this and the pictures...great job ^_^

by SamanthaKaiba on Thursday, 8 December, 2011 - 13:24
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I so very much loved your freya <3 <3 x.

by FusionRose on Wednesday, 28 December, 2011 - 09:38
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Thanks for all your kind comments everyone ^_^ it means so much to me! I have just fixed that photo glitch and going to add a defeated Freya pose now :) I will be re-wearing Freya at Kitacon 2012!

by Raye-chan on Wednesday, 4 January, 2012 - 20:47
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This is Superb!

by Captain_Marvelous on Thursday, 28 February, 2013 - 21:49
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Aww thanks hun! I love Freya! She was so much effort and hard work but the outcome was so worth it! :3 I think I did her proud

by Raye-chan on Friday, 1 March, 2013 - 08:38
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This is soo awesome!!

by ToroSonyCat on Thursday, 26 September, 2013 - 17:50
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Thank you so much ^^ I hope to wear her again someday :)

by Raye-chan on Thursday, 26 September, 2013 - 22:15
 

To-Do List

Spear head (creation and painting)HighComplete
Make front emblem scarfHighComplete
Make tailHighComplete
Make coat baseHighComplete
Make hatHighComplete
Make metal looking shoulder pieceHighComplete
Make belt strap for front of coatHighComplete
Design hat wingsHighComplete
Rework mustard pantaloonsHighComplete
Make mustard inner sleevesHighComplete
Make feetHighComplete
Make blue crimpled scarfHighComplete
Buy brown long socksLowComplete
Buy mask baseLowComplete
Buy brown long socksLowComplete
Buy wigLowComplete
Add buttons to coatLowComplete
Grey face paintLowComplete
Buy dress making pattern for main coatLowComplete
Buy red material for coatLowComplete
Buy red material for coatLowComplete
Buy fake nail extentions LowComplete

Shopping List

Grey face paint£3.99Bought
Fabric for front drap and scarf- light blue, yellow, dark blue, aqua, gold fabric paint, red rope, buttons, brown webbing straps£31.00Bought
Mustard and brown leggings (to to detail and have spare)£6.00Bought
Coat zip and metal loops£5.60Bought
Shoes to make into feet£2.50Bought
Leggings (mustard/brown)£6.00Bought
More glue and red paint for spearhead£8.00Bought
More interfacing and thread£14.00Bought
Brown leggings£4.98Bought
Brown socks£4.00Bought
Interfacing and Lining£20.00Bought
Red raincoat fabric£19.00Bought
Wig£16.49Bought
Mask base£3.95Bought
Dress making pattern for main coat£5.49Bought
More facepaint and poppers£9.00Bought
Total£160.00

Journal

A glimpse of the finished costume! (Posted 26th October 2011)

Heres a sneaky picture of the finished outfit :) You will have to find me wearing the whole outfit this Friday and Saturday!

Bring it on Expo ;D

EXPO!!!! (Posted 26th October 2011)

Okay, so Expo is this coming weekend, therefore please come find me as Freya on FRIDAY and SATURDAY, as I would love any photo opportunities ^_^ I am also in the FF-Round-up - my spear will track me down if you have problems finding me in the crowds!

Complete! (Posted 26th October 2011)

I managed to finish the painting and sewing last night so I am ready for expo!!!!

90% There! (Posted 25th October 2011)

Almost there! REALLY NEED TO FINISH TONIGHT! Just the poppers to attach on the coat and paint the flag emblem!

Hat (Posted 23rd October 2011)

The hat was made three times, first make a code shape, then a front facer which fits around the entire head. This attaches to the cone. The front is lined and has interfacing. The cone is stuffed slightly to get the bend. Then I cut out foam bat wings, painted silver and added to the hat by sewing. The eyes are sticky black foam.

Almost there... (Posted 23rd October 2011)

Loads of progress done over this weekend :) the hat is made the spear is pretty much done. Just need to finish painting some pieces including the bat wings and attach everything including my straps. :) watch this space!

Finished Spearhead (Posted 22nd October 2011)

Finally finished the spearhead!!!

Feet (Posted 22nd October 2011)

Made by dying hand made feet and claws sewing to brown socks overlapping fabric plimpsoles and painting the claws white :) they are stuffed too!

Bits and bobs (Posted 19th October 2011)

I am very proud of my coat ^_^ I have lots of detail bits to get done and I have not even had time for a make up test yet! *rushes*

Putting my fabric material image here as lots more pics expected soon!

Hat progress (Posted 30th September 2011)

Hat progress :) interfacing to be inserted into the front frame. Main hat to be stuffed and strapped on!

Flag fabric (Posted 30th September 2011)

This is the fabric i decided on for the front flag piece :) just need to put it all together through the machine and add interfacing to the centre!

Its all about the detail :) (Posted 27th September 2011)

Coat detail pieces in progress, lengthy process but well worth it! Shiny buttons ;3 The neck scarf will need shortening! You can see the bits and pieces in progress here!

More purchasing XD (Posted 19th September 2011)

I have now go my fabric for the scarf and the front emblem drape as well as gold fabric paint and red rope for the cuffs - loads more progress pictures to follow once the spear head is finished.

Today I got a end piece for the spear as well as some red paint and more glue and hot glue sticks (as I used up my supplies last night!)

Spearhead progress stage 3 (Posted 18th September 2011)

So this evening I have put papermache over the top, I'll need to use some grout to tidy some edges, then sand it, at that point its ready for painting!

Spearhead progress stage 2 (Posted 18th September 2011)

After creating the base i duck taped all over the surface, next is the papermache... which i have also done this weekend

Coat base complete! (Posted 16th September 2011)

The coat base..... is finally finished! OMG that feels good XD

Now I have this weekend to get loads of the spear done, I am fabric shopping tomorrow for the bits and peices to add to the coat too!

I finally feel like I am making great progress, perhaps a make up test is well earned tomorrow......

Weapons at the ready... (Posted 12th September 2011)

I've started to spearhead now which is going well :) building it up with card, corrugated card then foam, paper mache etc. Also the coat is 90% complete just the zip to add. I need to get to work on all the other bits once thats done!

Coat coming together nicely (Posted 28th August 2011)

Worked on the coat this weekend, re-cutting the collar as its not big enough, I am also starting the detail peices such as the front scarf as I have enough interfacing, also I am working out how to do the hat and toes! My mum has been so amazing showing me what I need to do with this, I hope one day I can be as good a dressmaker as her.

Purchases + stuff (Posted 16th August 2011)

Okay so I need to buy more mustard leggings to do the detail and the undersleeves, I also need another pair of brown ones just in case.

I also need to get down and work on my spear, scarfs and finish that coat!

Legs and pantaloons (Posted 15th August 2011)

The legs consists of brown and mustard leggings and brown socks. I just need to tweak the knees and add silver circles to the sides. I'm also wearing canvas plimpsoles which I can sew the toes into once I've started those :)

Show some legs! XD (Posted 13th August 2011)

Now I'm working on the legs, I have brown and mustard leggings and brown Wellington boot socks. I just need to tweak the knees, add circles to the sides then get to work on the feet. I'm wearing canvas plimpsoles under the socks which I can sew the toes into :3

Coat progress pictures! (Posted 12th August 2011)

As promised I have uploaded some pictures of the coat progress now ^_^

Coat made up! (Posted 11th August 2011)

I've now put the coat together apart from one sleeve. I think a hoop might be needed for the base. Pictures to follow!

Coat still taking alot of time...... (Posted 18th July 2011)

I am still working on the coat at the moment, the sleeves are taking time and the skirt piece needs adding to the bodice

Spear progress to commence soon (Posted 15th June 2011)

I just need to get a pole as I have had my corrugated card delivered today ^^

Coat progress! Cut cut cut.... (Posted 15th June 2011)

The cutting is almost done XD *dances* I cut out all of the lining last night for the coat, so I just need to buy some extra interfacing - approx 2 and 1/2 metres now (due to needing some for the hat, sleeves and skirt).

I feel like I have been cutting forever, 5 metres of material, 5 metres of lining and what will be 5 metres of interfacing >_<

I am hoping this Friday I can look at putting the bits together, however to put the final coat together everything needs to be machine sewed and therefore I have to get the last parts of interfacing cut out ready.....

Other than that I feel like a make up test as a break! XD

Coat progress (Posted 12th June 2011)

Had a very productive day yesterday, all my interfacing has been cut out but I have run out of it so I need approx 2 metres more >_< I am going to attempt cutting out all of my lining tonight (there is approx 5-6 metres of material for this coat and hat!)

I have also now bought some corrugated card so I can start work on my spear, in the meantime I need to find an adjustable pole....

Coat (Posted 11th June 2011)

Going to work on the coat today :) Hopefully will get a fair bit done over the weekend!

Coat still in progress (Posted 12th May 2011)

I have my lining and interfacing now, so I need to get the coat together. I am also going to start on the hat this weekend!

More bits in progress (Posted 4th May 2011)

I have just purchased some dark brown leggings for under £5 and I will be getting my interfacing and lining for the coat this weekend ^^

Need to look into starting the staff soon....

Coat in progress (Posted 27th April 2011)

I have cut the main fabric now, I just need to get some interfacing and lining for the sleeves, colar and bottom of the coat ^^

Template of coat complete (Posted 23rd April 2011)

Thanks to the assistance of my mum i have now finished the template for the coat (using an old lilac sheet). I used two patterns, one a jacket pattern and two a tudor dress pattern (big puffy skirt which will be the stick out bottom of the coat). So I'm now ready to cut the real fabric. I still need some lining for the sleeves and bottom of the coat which i will use interfacing on to stick out. The collar will be made separate as will the hat :) let me know what you think!

Coat (Posted 20th April 2011)

I should be working on the coat this coming bank holiday ^_^

Nose! (Posted 6th April 2011)

I have in the last couple of days been working on Freya's nose, lots of face gluing involved with paper mace, duck tape etc etc this will no doubt take me a while - Freya will be made for October 2011 ^^

Raincoat (Posted 30th March 2011)

Currently working on the pattern for the raincoat using an old bed sheet must upload a picture soon of my progress. Other than that I have been planning how to make the feet and I want to get started on the spear head but I need a pole first. Lots to do!

Socks! (Posted 9th March 2011)

Just found some wellie boot brown socks on ebay so I have purchased them and will hope they are suitable!

Coat (Posted 9th March 2011)

My template for the coat is getting there, its made out of a bed sheet - will see about how to start making the coat soon... In the meantime I will be working on the detail bits such as the mask etc - I'm still searching for long brown socks!

Wig!!! (Posted 2nd March 2011)

The wig came today and it is absolutely amazing ^_^ pics now up x

Wig (Posted 2nd March 2011)

Awesome wig ^^

Fabric found! (Posted 21st February 2011)

I have now found the perfect fabric for Freya Crescent! Yeeeeesss! ^_^ Very very pleased, its raincoat material as it has been proofed and its the perfect colour too! I have also started work on the mask for the nose (pics to follow)

Patterns! (Posted 19th February 2011)

I have started putting together the dress pattern I purchased now, which I am going to tweek into a raincoat! Going to look for materials again today!

Wig (Posted 16th February 2011)

I have now purchased the wig ^_^ I still need to do pretty much everything else! Find a decent material for the coat is my top priority now!

More purchases (Posted 2nd February 2011)

I now have my dress makers pattern based on a stick out dress which I can adapt to make the coat ^_^

I have been looking for material's and have asked for some samples, I really want to try and make this with waterproof material.

Also I now have some grey facepaint which I can use for my face where I won't have the 'nose mask' showing - such as the neck etc

Mask (Posted 31st January 2011)

I got a mask today to start looking at how to make Freya's face ^_^ its a start!

Wigs (Posted 30th January 2011)

Looking for wigs, whilst looking very close at the game graphics Freya Crescent has white hair with a grey tint (see in game images and CGI) only on the bright concept art does she appear to have white hair. So I'm going for silver ;)