Costume :Claire Redfield
Source :Resident Evil Darkside Chronicles
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo Feb 2012

Costume Photos

Kicking Ass and Saving Jill

Freaking Zombies

3 of a kind

Got your back

Shoot to kill

Kicking Ass (2)


Costume Information

Cost : £31.56
Time Taken : 1 Week

A huge thanks to everyone who helped me finish the back detail, embroidery work, at the expo as didn't manage to finish it in the 9-10 hour streak [all nigher].

**At Midlands MCM Expo 18th Feb 2012:**
Jill Valentine: ZombieNekoNinja = http://cosplayisland.com/costume/view/46339
Wesker: DarkKasai = http://cosplayisland.com/costume/view/58077


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Can't wait to see! The Darkside Chronicles was awesome!

by Warpy on Monday, 29 August, 2011 - 06:17
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Indeed the game was. :3
Going to the Con/expo with My friend as Jill valentine and my boy friend as Chris Redfield :3

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 29 August, 2011 - 09:36
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Cant wait! Gonna Be Awesome You'll make an awesome claire!!!

by ZombieNekoNinja on Monday, 29 August, 2011 - 20:29
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And you shall be an awesome Jill <3

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 29 August, 2011 - 22:36
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EKKKKKKKK!!! So Excited About this your gonna be awesome as claire ^^ Cus' Your kind and caring but you still kick ass

by ZombieNekoNinja on Tuesday, 29 November, 2011 - 19:01
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charity shops are always good for denim jackets or lil oasis or even the market

by ZombieNekoNinja on Thursday, 15 December, 2011 - 23:09
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found a subsitue fabric :D

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 19 December, 2011 - 13:00
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coolio beansio ^^

by ZombieNekoNinja on Monday, 19 December, 2011 - 13:33
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kool lol it looks awesome shame u had to cut it thou

by DarkKasai on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 00:28
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Oh.My .God Really cant wait to see you as claire, you suit her perfectly and when youve got the wig on you look just like her it's uncanny, so cant wait to cosplay resident evil with you gonna rule!!!!!!!!

by ZombieNekoNinja on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 09:21
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looking awsome ^^, you really look like Claire from your progress so far

by nanahara on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 14:07
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thank you, :D

Soooo excited about this cosplay :3

by Puppykitten14 on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 14:21
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Really great job styling the wig, it looks perfect! :D

by Eloraborealis on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 17:31
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thanx :D

by Puppykitten14 on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 17:58
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MY CLAIRE!!!! XD loves yaaaaa xxx hehehehehhehe we're gonna be 2 kickass resi girls fightin zombies for the good of man kind muhahha

by ZombieNekoNinja on Tuesday, 20 December, 2011 - 18:14
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wig and make up test looks good =]

can't wait to see it finished =]

by Numta on Wednesday, 21 December, 2011 - 12:45
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lookin goood!!!

by ZombieNekoNinja on Wednesday, 21 December, 2011 - 17:47
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The wig looks fantastic.

by sakura-drops on Friday, 30 December, 2011 - 23:37
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Ah you look so good in this! :O

by LinkyLex on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 - 23:40
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You look amazing! You really suit her!

by sjbonnar on Friday, 20 January, 2012 - 16:26
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You really suite the character!

Can not wait to see you in it!

by iBleeder on Saturday, 11 February, 2012 - 16:18
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Looking good sis ^_^ Jackets looking amazing!!!!! You Really suit claire you'll bring her to life!! just like you have all your other cosplays

by ZombieNekoNinja on Monday, 13 February, 2012 - 21:14
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by ZombieNekoNinja on Tuesday, 14 February, 2012 - 22:54
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It's freakin awesome

by DarkKasai on Wednesday, 15 February, 2012 - 20:55
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wow this looks really good u really suit her

by dan-dan on Wednesday, 15 February, 2012 - 21:23
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oh.my.fudge!!!!! This is Defo The Best Claire cosplay I've ever seen!!! you've outdone yourself chick cant wait to see it on saturday! which is 2 days away!!!! =D

by ZombieNekoNinja on Thursday, 16 February, 2012 - 14:04
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your Claire Redfield is zombietastic ♥

by Dragonkid01 on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 - 20:56
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thank you :3

by Puppykitten14 on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 - 23:23
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OH MY FUDGE IS CLAIRE REDFI.....WAIT!!! =O sis is that you!!!! :O thought claire had jumped out of the game!! you suit her so well!!! btw i want an opinion do u think i'd suit ada?? after seein tht girl at expo i duno why but i jst thought =O ada's dress is friggin awesome!

by ZombieNekoNinja on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 - 23:35
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thanks sis it felt like i was walking round with the real jill saturday, you honestly suit her character soooo well!! <3

Yeah i think you would suit ada, the dress would look amaazing on you. GO FOR IT!! :D

by Puppykitten14 on Sunday, 19 February, 2012 - 23:40
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^_^ look how awesome we be n eeeep i dno why i jst think adas awesome!(not as awesome as claire or jill tho)

by ZombieNekoNinja on Monday, 20 February, 2012 - 00:46
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omg ur costume was amazing at the expo cant belived u did a all nighter to finish it, i call the dedication

by dan-dan on Tuesday, 21 February, 2012 - 19:12
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you make an awesome Claire!

Great work!

by Numta on Wednesday, 22 February, 2012 - 15:01
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dan-dan, thank you :3
I guess i didnt want to let my friends down, by only half finishing my cosplay. Im really happy with how things worked out tho, you looked awesome!

by Puppykitten14 on Wednesday, 22 February, 2012 - 15:19
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Numta, thank you :3

by Puppykitten14 on Wednesday, 22 February, 2012 - 15:21
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You make an awesome Claire, nice one!

by supremeoutcast on Monday, 19 March, 2012 - 13:25
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Probs the best ive seen, very impressed.

by Captain_Marvelous on Friday, 20 July, 2012 - 19:34
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thanx :3

by Puppykitten14 on Monday, 23 July, 2012 - 10:02

To-Do List

Buy Wig + Style itHighComplete
Buy Jacket fabricHighComplete
Embroider back jacket detailMediumComplete
Buy GlovesMediumComplete
Top (black t-shirt)MediumComplete
Revisit Embroidery MediumPlanned
make belt and pouchLowComplete

Shopping List

jacket fabric£3.99Bought
Embroidery thread£3.60Bought
Embroidery needles£2.00Bought
jean buttons (for jacket)£4.58Bought
wig (Gift from my cosplay group for christmas)£0.00Bought


Embroidery (Posted 18th February 2012)

Under estimated how long it would take and ended up still sewing at the expo for 2-3 hours. :|

Aim to revisit the embroidery, with more time and no deadline this time think i can neaten it up. :3

changes + SO CLOSE!! (Posted 15th February 2012)

-Changed the black under shorts, to a thicker fabric.
-Made the bag pouch for the belt.
-Restyling wig Friday as ran out of hair product.
-jacket made from scratch with alot of help from my nan
-new boots, luck struck when i was out shopping with my nan and found the perfect boots in a charity shop for a GREAT price :3
-Turtle neck top, again charity shop- edited.

Im so happy with this cosplay, but unsure how im going to put the design on the back :/

jacket nearly done!! (Posted 14th February 2012)

Jacket is nearly done, sewed pockets on for the first time ever and am sooo proud of this jacket, had help from my nan but none the less i love it. I think all the decorative stitches make it look like denim, which it isn't as it cotton XD

Major wig issues (Posted 12th February 2012)

Totaly restyling my wig :D

Realization (Posted 5th February 2012)

I have actualy got the wrong style top, need a turtle neck.
Not so happy with this cosplay, guess i fancy a detailed cosplay, but money makes it a bit hard. :/

Working on the jacket next week as i have time off, currently in the process of clearing my path of course work in hope of making it to university! So both time and money are a bit difficult.

WIP: nearly there (Posted 19th January 2012)

Just to do the jacket, not happy with my boots: they are cowboy boots but they are dark brown instead of a light brown. Hopeing to get a beter pair by expo, if not they will have to do. :/

Jacket (Posted 21st December 2011)

Going to have to substitute the denim jacket for one made from a different fabric, aiming to keep as much detail as possible. The red/maroon fabric i have chosen is the perfect colour. Also using jean buttons for detail. :D

Wig + Make Up (Posted 19th December 2011)

(In the pic i dont have my wig on: it was to show the make up a bit clearer)

Styled the wig and had to trim it :/
Still love it though.

Make up trial, think its perfect. :D

Change of plan... (Posted 15th December 2011)

the white shorts i was going to dye no longer fit me, i did have them for 2 years..and wore the hell outa them. XD

But i have replacement shorts, which are already the right colour :D
Thinking it may just be easier to buy a black top then dye it...
still looking for a denim jacket also. Hard to find in Winter. :/

WIG!! (Posted 12th December 2011)

I love it!! Going to have to cut some off as i didnt think it would be as long, (such a shame as its such a lovly wig), this is a photo of it unstyled. Just because i havent had a new wig in ages!! :3

Thank you to TrueStormCosplay for this earily christmas present!!

Early stages (Posted 3rd December 2011)

Have to dye the shorts, dye the top, maybe paint the boots (Can you paint plastic/leather cowboy boots?), get some leggings and edit them to knee lengh and get a denim jacket. :D

Oh and canvas belt and gun :3

GLOVES!! (Posted 29th November 2011)

they may look a bit long finger wize, but they are mens gloves size small.
Hopefully i will have time to wear them in as they are a bit stiff. :D

PROGRESS!! (Posted 27th November 2011)

plan to start puting claire together soon to take a photo, hopeing to buy the dyes i need this week and keep on the hunt for a jenim jacket :D

My wig has arived i got a sneak preview: ITS PERFECT!! And i maybe able to use it for other cosplays as the colour suits some of my planned characters.DOUBLE WIN!

Ordered the gloves :3

what have i got? (Posted 21st November 2011)

I have the shorts and top (t-shirt) that both need to be dyed.
I also have some cowboy boots but mine are darker brown, unsure weather to leave mine as they are or try lightening them with either dye or paint.

*NEW*Ordered the gloves from Ebay
And my Wig is a christmas present from the other members of TrueStormCosplay! <3