TheStarlightFairy
 


Costume :Susan Sto Helit
Source :Discworld
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Manchester MCM Expo 2013


Costume Photos

It's hard to be stranger than you

You can be excused for just about anything, if you're a hero

I'm the inner babysitter

Now, do the job

Lurk lurk lurk

Inheritance

Discworld

Discworld - RUN

Family business

Reference

 


Costume Information

Description
Marking as complete, even though I'm still not 100% decided on the wig

Susan is one of my favourite book characters of all time. I read Soul Music when i was younger, and I've adored Susan ever since. SO when Crazedteensie suggested a Discworld cosplay group, I just HAD to nab Susan before anyone else!

This cosplay will be my own design based on some fanarts I've seen and from her book description.

Overdress is made from a balck suiting fabric that has sparkly thread running through it, with sleeves and front panels made from a sparkly embroidered lycra knit. My aim with the fabric choices was smart, but with a bit of reluctant fanciness. Still debating whether to incorporate some pink or not XD

Cloak made by Crazedteensie

The wig I used for Manchester was on loan from Crazedteensie. It was based on a thing I once saw somewhere on the internet where Susan got really annoyed with her hair showing her emotions that she briefly hacked it all off.


The group!
Crazedteensie- Rincewind
Rudeth - Ponder Stibbons
Madamelapin- Moist von Lipwig
Tinfoil as Death

*postponed til Manchester*

Comments

Thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiis! This will be win.

by rudeth on Tuesday, 28 August, 2012 - 17:04
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Amazing! It's great to see Discworld cosplays, looking forward to seeing it when you're finished. :-)

by puzzledpenguin on Saturday, 3 November, 2012 - 22:51
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Thank you! Yes, Discworld needs more cosplay love! I'm really excited about this group!

by TheStarlightFairy on Sunday, 4 November, 2012 - 00:03
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That looks beautiful so far!!

by Afireinsidegirl on Sunday, 25 November, 2012 - 22:44
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You look so beautiful hun! Such a stunning cosplay :D

by Littlegeeky on Monday, 26 August, 2013 - 22:26
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Oh wow this looks so nice! I'm about to start reading this series so no idea on the character but looks cool!

by InfiniteJester on Tuesday, 27 August, 2013 - 08:46
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aaah thank you <3
@IJ OMG YOU MUST LET ME KNOW HOW YOU GET ON WITH THE BOOKS (my favourites are Wyrd Sisters and Soul Music)

by TheStarlightFairy on Tuesday, 27 August, 2013 - 22:03
 

Journal

Almost done (Posted 2nd November 2012)

Skirt is now attached to the bodice, so all I need to do is add more trimming to the skirt hem and make some sleeves!
Mungojerrie is kindly lending me her white wig, so I shall buy some black extensions.
AND THEN I WILL BE DONE. LIKE 2 MONTHS EARLY. OOPS.

Progress (Posted 31st October 2012)

Bodice is almost finished, just need to do the eyelets and sleeves. Skirt is in the process of being sewn together. I think I may need some more trim for the skirt and sleeves as I thought I'd bought the same type as some I already had. It was not the same :/

Starting (Posted 16th October 2012)

Last week I bought some fabric, and today I bought some trimmings
The fabric is loooovely, but not fancy. For the most part of the overdress, I have a suiting fabric that has shimmery stuff running though it. I have a beautiful embroidered stretch knit for the sleeves and front panels of the top.
The best part is, both fabrics and the trimmings have cost me just under £10. Get in.