Costume :Suigintou
Source :Rozen Maiden
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo Comic Con May 2014

Costume Photos

Suigintou 02

Suigintou 01

Sword Detail


Papier Mashe Sword

The Dress

Base of the sword


Shoe covers


Headband and Collar



Costume Information

Cost : £70

Suigintou from Rozen Maiden. I love how creepy she can be but also how much she really wanted to help her medium, that and she just wants to prove that to don't have to be perfect. I'm planning on doing two wing variations. A small pair of wings for inside and a big pair for outside. I also made her sword. The hardest part was working with a material that had 0 stretch, it made making the bodice really awkward, but it was the best looking alternative to velvet. I hate the feel of velvet so much. The easiest part was the sword, even though i never used the expanding foam and papier mashe method before. I learn't how to use a ruffler foot and that i really need a mannequin.


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This is going to be great :'D

by ManiacCos on Friday, 28 March, 2014 - 22:19
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This is looking great so far!

by InfiniteJester on Thursday, 10 April, 2014 - 23:06
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Love the finished dress!

by InfiniteJester on Wednesday, 7 May, 2014 - 10:12
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Awesome Suigintou! Love everything about it! ^^

by Spicary on Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 - 10:06

To-Do List

Make bottom of dressHighComplete
Make puff sleavesHighComplete
Make body of the dressHighComplete
Make White neck ruffleHighComplete
Make white underskirtHighComplete
Make White ruffle sleevesHighComplete
Attack new harness to wingsHighPlanned
Make net style on front of dressLowComplete
Make 4 rosesLowComplete
Make head pieceLowComplete
Make shoe sock comboLowComplete
Make necklaceLowComplete
Make SwordLowComplete
Transfer inverted crossesLowComplete

Shopping List

White embroyder thread£2.00Bought
White fabric 3m£7.50Bought
Blue/black fabric 8m £24.00Bought
Black elastic 10m£1.15Bought
Black lace trimming 2m£2.00Bought
Long Silver Wig£15.00Bought
Wine red fabric 0.25m£1.00Bought
Short heeled hoes£15.00Bought
Black thin ribbon 2m£1.50Bought