dreamhunter707
 


Costume :Sheryl Nome
Variant :Gira Summer Festival
Source :Macross Frontier
Progress :Complete
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

Sheryl

Sheryl

Sheryl

Hi, cutie

finished kimonos

wig in progress 2

wig in progress

Wig before styiling

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : ~200
Awards : 2nd place na ECG preliminaries
Time Taken : the wig took a lot of time to be made... I really don't know but I was making those "fans" on her head about 5/6 days...

Description
When I saw the new layout on Macross Frontier fanclub website I was sooooo happy that Sheryl has some new, completely different design. I fell in love with her hair and red, half-transparent kimono~

About her heirdo:
THAT was something new. I'd never worked with wig in this way. To be honest... in ANY way @_@
I decided to make it by myself and I am quite happy with the result ^^
I bought one, long blonde with (from Fantasy Sheep), 5 clips (but I used only 3 :O and I bought it also from Fantasy Sheep in the same blonde shade).

About hair-fans - they're built with the frame and 2 layers of hair.
Firstly I made steel frame (with wire and wire-net) and I wrapped it with hair. I added the second layer.
I was veeery worried about the weight of those fans when I finished them, but I have somehow dealt with it~ I sewed wide rubber into the wig to avoid sliding down.

I added pink shades with special color spray suitable for wigs (bubble-gum smell *o*!)

I also had much work with her shoes, but I somehow met the challenge... I guess XD"

I really don't know what should I write. If you have any questions - feel free to ask.
I also hope to have some photoshoot with this costume, but I think I must wait for the next summer since it's September now :(

Comments

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Wow, the wig looks gorgeous. Can't wait to this, good luck =]

by Kacela on Monday, 26 September, 2011 - 13:46
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Oh wow! That wig looks amazing!

by CharlotteLuna on Monday, 26 September, 2011 - 14:54
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That wig is gorgeous! And the kimono is spot on, it all looks amazing! <3

by Freyarule on Tuesday, 28 August, 2012 - 10:59
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Beautiful! Impressive work with the wig too.

by Speckles on Tuesday, 28 August, 2012 - 13:41
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Your wig is fantastic, as is the rest of the costume of course! Great job :)

by JustPeachy on Tuesday, 28 August, 2012 - 17:13
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this is amazing and you look amazing wearing it

by nanahara on Tuesday, 11 September, 2012 - 06:28
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Wow, that wig is fantastic! Really interesting construction method.

by Amy-Lou on Tuesday, 11 September, 2012 - 10:36
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This is so pretty, so much work must have gone in to this and that wig is just epic, amazing

by otakugirl on Friday, 3 May, 2013 - 21:55