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Costume :Relm Arrowny
Variant :Sakizou artbook version
Source :Final Fantasy VI
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo Comic Con May 2014


Costume Photos

Centrair

Headshot

Painter

Duo

Draw me like your french laydies

Figure

Girl with the [Pearl Earring]

Relm

Portrait

Hat complete

ref

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £200+

Description
Relm artwork sourced from: http://sakizo.jp/

We're doing FF6 for our press outfits at WCS in Nagoya this summer
Felixize wil be doing Celes Chere and hopefully we'll be joining up with the Spanish team [Terra and Kefka!]and getting some nice photos while we're out there!

https://www.facebook.com/WCSTeamUK

Comments

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This is going to be beautiful! Great choices, and what a lovely coincidence with Team Spain!

by TheStarlightFairy on Thursday, 23 January, 2014 - 21:27
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Love the design. Can't wait to see this put together. Lovely idea for you to join up with another team for photos. Can't wait to see the result of that ^_^

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 5 February, 2014 - 06:34
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Gorgeous arm warmers!

by Getti on Tuesday, 1 April, 2014 - 22:03
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i WILL out bling you >:I

by Leolarua on Saturday, 5 April, 2014 - 05:30
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The detail on this is looking so so beautiful <3

by Pandora-Chi on Saturday, 5 April, 2014 - 10:24
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I'm a huge admirer of your work. Keep going! Looking beautiful so far!

by Kei Lin Sama on Wednesday, 9 April, 2014 - 19:46
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oh my gosh the beauty of this cosplay is beyond words! AMAZING! loving the progress so far :D

by gaming_goddess on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 - 08:26
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Aaaah this looks amazing so far! I really can't wait to see the final products!

by TheStarlightFairy on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 - 20:02
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Wow! The progress is amazing. Can't wait to see the whole costume.

by Sephirayne on Monday, 14 April, 2014 - 01:35
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I love those intricate and dainty details. I've added this costume to my watch list, so please keep documenting your progress. Reading your journal brings me joy!

by Kei Lin Sama on Friday, 16 May, 2014 - 19:32
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The hat looks amazing. Lovely work.

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 22 May, 2014 - 18:27
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This is so gorgeous. Outstanding work.

by tripletriad on Sunday, 1 June, 2014 - 01:10
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I was sorry I didn't get to see this in person, you look beautiful!

by MadameLapin on Sunday, 1 June, 2014 - 23:27
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This is so beautiful, really great job!

by Afireinsidegirl on Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - 07:44
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Such a gorgeous costume. Really love all the detail work. Loving the new photos <3

by Sephirayne on Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - 23:34
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This is so cute! And I adore your hat. <3

by MoonLily on Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - 23:59
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So much detail! Really beautiful cosplay and nice blend of colours :)

by Lady Bahamut on Friday, 6 June, 2014 - 15:13
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<3 so pretty!

by CharlotteLuna on Wednesday, 18 June, 2014 - 23:34
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This is also amaizng!! lovely photos too

by kaasutii on Wednesday, 20 August, 2014 - 18:51
 

Journal

Test wear! (Posted 25th May 2014)

All in all I had very little casualties in this costume!
One tassle came off and a bead came loose from the pocket so good to know!

The wig was styled using straighteners to give it a bit more of a frazzled/wavy look!

Sashes (Posted 23rd May 2014)

Finished the sashes - they were stitched into the waist band of the pants to keep their shape. I'd like to add more to this but for expo it'll have to do!

Pocket details (Posted 22nd May 2014)

Finished the pocket - all sewn on - hand stitched blarg ;_;
With two sewn in brushes dipped in glitter <3
Actually a functional pocket for once to!

Hat complete (Posted 21st May 2014)

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. done

Edit: ok so I should probably write a bit more about this. I think the hat has taken the longest time to make - ever. It's a mass of hand stitching which I actually hated previously. If anything I don't mind it so much now - I've gotten that used to it XD It has some weight to it - but not too much luckily! I'm thinking of securing it to the wig, it has a tight fit but it might be safer to add a few stitches!

There's not really much else to say - it's a lot of fabric/ trims and pretty ;]

Hat details and side bow (Posted 16th May 2014)

Progress on the hat details!
That ribbon took hours, mostly down to stitching the stripes :sob: It's lined in black brocade to match the longer strips. Will be sewing it onto the side of the hat soon!

Hat patterning / trim stitching/beading details (Posted 13th May 2014)

Some of the patterning finished and adding the first trim of many!
Sewing in some little pearl/beads into the stitching randomly also to give it a bit of contrast in all the gold.

Trim is the same used in the cape but folded in on itself to shorten the length of the zig zags to fit the hat/reference!

Hat base (Posted 8th May 2014)

This took literally ages ;_;
I was never happy with the fabric shape/sit/gather. Base now finished though - next step is to just throw bows and trims at it till it's covered. Whatwasthepoint oTL

Swag Pantsu (Posted 14th April 2014)

The finished stars on the pants!
Used the same technique as the first cape, puff paint to give them an impression and 3D edge.

Cape#1 Progress (Posted 13th April 2014)

Cape!
I've still got one or two tiny things to add to this but the pattern is done!

Cape #1 Details (Posted 12th April 2014)

Nearly finished the patterning on the cape~!
I've used the same technique on the pants for the gold stars. Puff paint and glitter. It's fair to say I'm living and breathing glitter right now...
In regards to the stars // I've not been precious about the pattern nor the shape/size of the stars to give it a hand drawn appearance. This is a personal taste I decided to approach with in this costume since Relm is a young artist I decided it would be nice to have a little home made feel about certain parts :]

Cape #1 (Posted 9th April 2014)

Cape #1 nearly finished! Once the secondary trim is sewn down I can add the green stars - I'm using a combination of puff paint and glitter to create them and leave a hand drawn appearance <3

Arm warmer #2 (Posted 1st April 2014)

This is the hidden one! On her right arm~
In the original concept art [Amano] Relm has one smaller arm band [left arm] and a transluctant full arm warmer on her right. I've followed the design and here it is finished =D

Arm warmer (Posted 31st March 2014)

Mostly finished the little arm warmer on her left arm!
My favourite part is the back of it - whups XD;

Pocket details (Posted 30th March 2014)

Finished the pocket for the side of the pants!
Massive artistic license taken since you literally only see the ribbon close to her foot and the tops of the paintbrushes that are in it! I'm considering having mine a bit higher when I sew it on.

Top remake (Posted 29th March 2014)

I remade the crop top - making the top edge more curved and ensured the pattern was fully symmetrical all the way down. I improved the fit and zip closure.
Also started sewing the stripes onto one of my ribbons - soon to be made into a bow!

Sandals (Posted 28th March 2014)

Just waiting for the lace to dry and then I can glue the gems on <3

Base (Posted 12th March 2014)

Ignore the ribbon strip, it's so I don't lose it.
Nearly finished with the base pieces!

Trouser bases (Posted 11th March 2014)

Will probably need stuffing, there's a lot of puff in these..

Crop-top base (Posted 4th February 2014)

I saved some diamond zips from an old article of clothing <3
Also in love with this fabric

Wig base (Posted 23rd January 2014)

Close up photo courtesy of Coscraft <3
http://www.coscraft.co.uk/

Materials! (Posted 22nd January 2014)

Not quite everything but the majority - literally all I could fit in this shot!
3 hours worth of deliberation.