Ninodog
 


Costume :Xiba
Variant :2 player
Source :Soul Calibur V
Progress :In Progress
Worn At :None


Costume Photos

I just borrowed this from kilik, he's not using it

 


Costume Information

Description
Probably the closest a character has ever got to my height!
A few friends have been suspecting this for a while but goodness knows why given that I never mentioned that I'd do it. :P
Been tantalised by the videos of this outfit in battle and although I can make out a few of the details I decided it was better to wait for better references...waiting ages and they only release it a few days before a contest's deadline, rather typical!

Still need a back reference as I suspect that there's a swirly phoenix or dragon motif on the the rear half of the tails...but I should have enough to make a start.

Comments

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Looking forward to seeing this.

by Sephirayne on Tuesday, 31 January, 2012 - 23:40
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Good luck (:

by Viola on Tuesday, 31 July, 2012 - 10:53
 

Journal

embroidery adventures continue (Posted 31st January 2012)

finished the test embroidery. I'm not sure it's the most efficient way to make a number of oriental patterns on the satin, but it looks good!
This is not the complete unit of pattern as this is all I can make out from the references I got. There's a whole swirly bit on the upper to mid-right as well as an entirely different crisscross pattern connected to the lower right.

Hand embroidery... (Posted 29th January 2012)

satin stitching is quite possibly even more tedious than handsewing a costume!
However, the results look promising...famous last words, especially after the spray painting on imitation leather fiasco...