Costume :Ariel
Variant :Swimmable Mermaid Fin
Source :Disney's The Little Mermaid
Progress :Planned
Worn At :None

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What would I do to see you, smiling at me...



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Now that I finally have a much better grasp at sewing, I'll finally be able to create the Ariel fin that I've always dreamed of. :)

I'm taking a lot of creative liberties with this one to make it a little bit more special. I'm thinking of actually tackling sequin fabric to put this together but we'll see where it goes. I've been playing around with the design but I definitely think I wanna try to make a tail with a zipper on the side of my legs like a lot of Ariel cosplayers do. I'm pretty sure Traci Hines' old fin did that :O

It's going to be great and I'm really excited ^^ I even made new seashells and I expect to get a body stocking really soon


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Wow the fabrics you have found are beautiful!

by kaasutii on Sunday, 6 October, 2013 - 20:17
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I'm still trying to figure out which one to use. :O
It's really hard for me to decide on just one..

by TLMFanGabriel on Sunday, 6 October, 2013 - 23:18


New Wig :) (Posted 3rd December 2013)

It's about time I say goodbye to another little mermaid wig that I've been using :( After cutting it to a reasonable length and trying to style it again after washing it was not the easiest thing. It's pretty much unstylable now but the good thing about this one is that it's heat resistant so if I wanted too I would use a curling wand on this one :)


Finally found the perfect fabric (Posted 3rd December 2013)

I managed to get super lucky and I found the exact fabric that the Disney parks mermaid tail has. It's a fish scale-esque sequin fabric that has a very beautiful shimmer to it. It even changes color in the light XDD I might have to line it though because it's going to be really itchy fabric Dx I'm kind of thinking I'm going to regret this decision later when I'm sewing it :/