Alyx
 


Costume :Alice Liddell
Variant :Misstitched
Source :American McGee's Alice: Madness Returns
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2011


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Sneak Peak

 


Costume Information

Description
“You’re lost. And where your body is, your mind will follow. Perhaps, it’s already there.”

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Well.. this costume is coming together a lot quicker than I imagined!! And I am SO EXCITED!! A very good friend of mine over in Argentina (SandySuicide) has offered to make this costume for me as a present, which.. I still can't quite believe!! She is so amazing, and so talented and I just.. Can't wait to have one of her costumes in my collection.

We have decided to go with Missstitched as it is one of my favourite costumes out of all of them, and looks like a lot of fun to make, and will probably suit me the most. I have taken care of the wig, tights and boots, and I will be making the Omega necklace, and Doll head for the center of the bow!

So.. It looks like this will be done for October Expo!! Which is sadly going to be my last expo for a little while (for lots of reasons) So I am really happy that I can wear this costume, it will really make it special for me :)

Comments

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Man they're all so amazing, it's hard to decide! But I think you'd look adorable in Late but Lucky.

by tripletriad on Tuesday, 30 August, 2011 - 22:03
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Awsome! I'm planning to do this for halloween we should hook up and do a shoot :D You would suit royal dress with red/white hobby horse. I haven't decided on a variation yet too much to choose from :D

by L4dyPaiNe_X on Tuesday, 30 August, 2011 - 22:23
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Thanks guys, I really don't know which one to choose, although I think I have decided that I want to make one of the Hobby Horse varients as my weapon!! God I love that weapon!! <3

by Alyx on Tuesday, 30 August, 2011 - 22:32
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oh yes some hilarious moments I have had with that weapon

by L4dyPaiNe_X on Tuesday, 30 August, 2011 - 22:38
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i love the siren dress the most, its so pretty. also i want to make the unicorn hobby horse so bad, its just so damn awesome

by Leolarua on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 00:27
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I didn't even know this game was out.

Cheshire Cat, all the way. Loved his voice in the first game.

by JaeXD on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 09:49
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Ooh the makeup test is wonderful! You look gorgeous, and you're definitely gonna suit this so much!

by tripletriad on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 20:48
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Wow, make-up test is stunning! you really suit it honey, like srsly amazing.

by SachikoYumi on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 20:52
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That makeup test is STUNNING <3

by Plasticsharkattack on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 20:52
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your eyes look gorgeous on the make up test <3

by Lozzie on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 21:32
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so hot it hurts <3

by sandysuicide on Wednesday, 31 August, 2011 - 22:04
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I agree the makeup is amazing on you!! <3 I can't wait to see which one you'll choose cos you're gonna look stunning either way!

by Pandora-Chi on Thursday, 1 September, 2011 - 10:50
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Absolutely gorgeous make-up! Def looking forward to seeing this finished, as always with your work! ^^

by Telly on Thursday, 1 September, 2011 - 17:43
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The make looks awesome, as pretty and amazing as all the dresses are I think you should go for the Fleshdress like you had wanted to before, I just think you would rock the hell outta that dress~

by Nachtangel on Friday, 2 September, 2011 - 09:28
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Ooh, I love your make-up test!

by ToroSonyCat on Wednesday, 7 September, 2011 - 16:57
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when it comes to make up, you are the best ever^__^

by Anime_Angel on Tuesday, 13 September, 2011 - 21:06
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Thank you so much guys!! <3 *blushes*

by Alyx on Tuesday, 13 September, 2011 - 21:12
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You are going to look totally fantastic! I SERIOUSLY CAN NOT WAIT to see this. It will be my last one too, so I'm glad I will get to see brilliant cosplay! She must have lots of patients with those ribbons. Dress is looking Great!!

by FlyingMammal on Thursday, 15 September, 2011 - 11:03
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Looks amazing! You'll suit this so much!
Just one thing, I think it would look slightly better if you managed to get ahold of thicker striped tights....but I know what a pain they are too find!

by eternal_aranel on Friday, 16 September, 2011 - 15:19
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What day are you wearing this as I would LOVE to get photos with you in my Hysteria mode Alice :D

by Manga Girl on Tuesday, 20 September, 2011 - 21:36
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i really really love your make up test! It stands out beautifully!

by Mosquitoast on Wednesday, 21 September, 2011 - 13:09
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Progress is looking great so far & I LOVE the make-up test and wig <3
I think if I like the game (which I probs will xD) I will be very tempted to do her Wonderland dress, reminds me of the Little Sisters in Bioshock so much!

Can't wait to see more progress!

by MissColzyChan on Wednesday, 21 September, 2011 - 14:50

What you have so far is amazing !!! i love it cant wait to see it completed !!! :D x

by on Wednesday, 28 September, 2011 - 21:35
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Seriously, the progress is just AWESOME <3

by Plasticsharkattack on Sunday, 2 October, 2011 - 13:55
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your costume is legend^_^

by Anime_Angel on Saturday, 8 October, 2011 - 15:16
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It looks amazing,can't wait to see it!

by ember329 on Saturday, 8 October, 2011 - 16:56
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Awesome!! I love it :D

by ToroSonyCat on Monday, 10 October, 2011 - 17:18
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Coming together really nicely!

by Thirteenthesia on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 - 20:00
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I know somebody who loves you very much and sewed her ass off just so you can look gorgeous in a dress, but then again... you dont need a dress to look gorgeous <3 i cannot wait for the box to arrive and see you in everything T.T

by sandysuicide on Thursday, 13 October, 2011 - 14:35
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This really is just coming together so AMAZINGLY.

by Plasticsharkattack on Thursday, 13 October, 2011 - 21:16
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Oooh love the creepy doll face !!

by Tedward on Thursday, 13 October, 2011 - 21:25
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This is looking amazing! Your going to make a brilliant Alice!! :)

by Toshi-chan on Monday, 17 October, 2011 - 21:21
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LOVELY !!! *dies*¨<3

by MocoCocoZombie on Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 - 16:03
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omgomgomgogmogmogmgomomgogmogmogmg WOW!!! I REALLY REALLY REALLY can't wait to see this in person!!!!!!!!! Sorry if I go a little crazy.. ^ ^

by FlyingMammal on Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 - 20:43
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the progress is looking frightful :P Really love it! The dolls face is just too creepy :)

by gaming_goddess on Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 - 22:54
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IT LOOKS AMAZING!!! you look so gorgeous, it really suits you! can't wait to see this in person girl! ^^ xx

by Athora.x on Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 - 23:33
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Awww sweetie, that darn hobby horse! lol You have laboured over that, but you won in the end. :D
Good call on the boots too. ;) Hope I spot you in this over the weekend.

by Ranma1-2 on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 12:53
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Despite what's going wrong with the prop, I still think it's amazing progress :) Also the dress and wig suits you so so much and the make up is just gorgeous on you! Hope to see this at expo! x

by Pandora-Chi on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:14
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this is so badass,hope to see you at expo

by Leolarua on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 20:18
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As I said on facebook, you look gorgeous and so does this costume, as well as the Hobby Horse. <3

by My__RoadOfBlood on Wednesday, 19 October, 2011 - 22:50
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Oh wow this looks great!! Hope I see you at expo! ^_^

by alytheluvly on Thursday, 20 October, 2011 - 08:58
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you are really pretty :)
and i love this! :D

by ammersXamphetamine on Thursday, 20 October, 2011 - 18:48
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I love it! So perfect!! *__*

by ToroSonyCat on Thursday, 20 October, 2011 - 19:24
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Looks amazing. You did a great job. :)

by SilentDragonfly on Saturday, 22 October, 2011 - 15:06
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You look SOOO amazing! gutted I didn't see you!!

by Athora.x on Monday, 31 October, 2011 - 23:00
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You look great! I love that hobby horse and your makeup, you really got all the finishing touches :D

by Amy-Lou on Tuesday, 1 November, 2011 - 09:01
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Love it! You look awesome. Great job =]

by Kacela on Tuesday, 1 November, 2011 - 09:41
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you were more than amazing!!! wish i'd seen you for longer. your hobby horse was great!! but I said all this in person so I won't ramble on hehe. much love x

by FlyingMammal on Tuesday, 1 November, 2011 - 12:07
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Absolutely outstanding! I've yet to play this game but you've worked this costume ever so well, and you suit Alice perfectly ^_^

by ElegantAura on Wednesday, 16 November, 2011 - 18:39
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ur make-up is amazing!! :D *the rest to but,i love ur eyes* :3

by MocoCocoZombie on Monday, 2 January, 2012 - 23:13
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Great costume and some superb work on the props – the wood grain effect on the hobbyhorse is so realistic

by ArcaneArchery on Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 20:30
 

To-Do List

Buy bootsHighComplete
Buy wigHighComplete
Make Dress (being made by sandysuicide)HighComplete
TightsMediumComplete
Make doll face for bowMediumComplete
Make necklaceMediumComplete
Make hobby horseLowComplete
Customize boots, legs are too chubbeh! LowComplete
Make glovesLowComplete

Shopping List

Hobby Horse£16.00Bought
Wig£12.00Bought
Boots£30.00Bought
Tights£3.00Bought
Total£61.00

Journal

*moved from photos (Posted 3rd November 2011)

hobby horse progress

*moved from photos* (Posted 19th October 2011)

finished doll face

*moved from photos* (Posted 19th October 2011)

Wig

*moved from photos* (Posted 19th October 2011)

finished necklace

*moved from photos* (Posted 19th October 2011)

progress

FUUUUUUUU--- (Posted 17th October 2011)

This hobby horse is going out the window I swear!! I have spend all afternoon trying to paint this thing, and I still HATE it!! I never ever ever want to paint wood grain ever ever again!!! This has got so many coats of paint on it, it just kept going wrong, and now the paint is starting to crack!! FML!

Gloves (Posted 13th October 2011)

I Started the gloves today, They don't look too bad, I used white parts of my original Midna suit, it felt so good to cut it up!! Lol. I painted on the Green stripes, using acrylic paint. Last night I actually did the stripes with a marker pen and it went perfectly! But.. the pen ran out on the last stripe! OTL

Anyway, I like the colour I got mixing the paints, and.. is.. messy to say the least, but my excuse is.. that the stripes aren't supposed to be straight anyway!! Lol.

It also dawned on me today, Every single piece of fabric that has a pattern on it (apart from the tights) for this costume, has been hand painted, even down to the pockets! Sandysuicide is just amazing! And I still can't thank her enough, the effort she has put into creating this, and getting the fabrics and the look just right is amazing! and I love her to bits! What a star! <3

More hobby horse progress! (Posted 12th October 2011)

More Progress on the Hobby horse. The rope mane has been made out of model magic, and yeah.. that's totally a big yogurt pot at the bottom of the head, I know.. I'm such a pro!! Lol. Next is paining!

Hobby Horse (Posted 11th October 2011)

Just a quick photo to show the sort of size this is. I've just given it another coat of glue to make it hard, and hopefully tomorrow I can start molding bits onto it and then its just painting! :D

Update!! (Posted 11th October 2011)

Okay so..

Today I got my boots through.. FINALLY and.. they didn't fit u_u well, I say that, they fit my feet, actually they're a bit big, but..my calves are ALSO too big *cries* stupid fat legs *mumble mumble* ANYWAY I have found a way around it as the boots are so nice, and I really can't afford to spend anymore money, I have cut them up!

They were knee high boots, and as my legs are so short, they were actually too long anyway and went above my knee, so they would have had to be changed whether they fit around my legs or not! So I put them on as much as I could, and it turns out it was only the top buckle section that didn't fit, so I marked dots all the way around and making sure to be careful with the zip, cut the whole top off, about 4 inches actually.

So now they only have 3 buckles, and don't go all the way up to my knees, but I must say.. it looks pretty good if I do say so myself, I just have to seal the top and paint over the scuffs(they were used when I bought them, £90 pair of boots for £30!) and that's it!

As for the dress, sandysuicide has finished it, and it was posted special delivery today, so I should have it quite soon!! I hope!! *touches wood* Then all that is left to do is finish the Hobby horse and make the gloves!!

So it's all coming together! Who would have that a couple of months ago this wasn't even planned! :D

Doll Face!! (Posted 24th September 2011)

Perfect doll face for Alice's bow!! I just need to paint it all... creepy XD

oh.. and also.. STILL NO BOOTS!!!! ヽ(≧Д≦)ノ

Update (Posted 22nd September 2011)

Well everything is going well!! Sandysuicide is working her ass off to get this done for me, and she is amazing!! I'm so happy with how it is looking!

I received the wig yesterday and it is PERFECT! Although I am a little confused... I ordered the wig, and the boots.. on the same day. How has the wig from China.. got here, and the boots.. from Newcastle have not!! What gives!!

Anyway, I will be ordering the hobby horse today so I can start customizing it, and I should have the necklace complete by this evening too.

Then all it is, is making the dolls head, doing the horse, and waiting! IM SO EXCITED ITS UNREAL!!!

Apron (Posted 18th September 2011)

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so far (Posted 18th September 2011)

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Skirt (Posted 17th September 2011)

More progreeeess!! eeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!! XD

Collar (Posted 16th September 2011)

Pink collar painted with the teal pattern :D

More shirt progress (Posted 16th September 2011)

*happy dance*

sandysuicide modelling the progress so far!!

Shirt Progress (Posted 14th September 2011)

I dont understand how someone can be patient enough to sew on ribbon... after ribbon.. after ribbon.. Girl you are amazing, and it is looking fantastic!!

I'm so excited to have this costume!!

I'm the luckiest girl in the woooorld! <3

Fabrics (Posted 14th September 2011)

Here are some of the fabrics that sandysuicide has bought for this costume! <3

Wig (Posted 11th September 2011)

This is the wig I have bought. It is the perfect shape, and from the looks of the photo, it isn't completely black, which is good, as Alice's hair in Wonderland had a red/brown tinge to it.

Omega Necklace (Posted 10th September 2011)

Started making the Omega necklace today, It is such a simple shape I have just moulded it out of model magic, which I will then paint, and attach to a pink ribbon.

I have made it slightly oversized, I thought it would look better this way with the style of the dress, to match the oversized buttons, big collar, and oversized bow.

Boots (Posted 6th September 2011)

Won on ebay!!

£80 boots for £26... score!! :D

.. I know alice doesn't wear heeels but... my short ass needs 'em!!