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22 Nov 2011 - 20:1274810
Hong Kong (Hetalia) help
Hi everyone!

I am planning to cosplay Hong Kong at the Midlands expo and also Kitacon 2012 c:

I am planning on making it from scratch, but would like some help, perhaps from people who have made Chinese-style clothing before.

Firstly, for material I was thinking heavy cotton as opposed to anything 'shiny'. I think it looks a lot better, and I recall my old kung fu clothing made from that. Does that sound right?

For a pattern, I am hoping I can at least find something similar in a brochure somewhere in the fabric stores. If anyone already has the pattern, I would be very willing to buy, 'rent' or get a copy from you!

I really want to find a dark brown wig in his style, rather than going for black like a lot of cosplayers do. It seems more brown to me.

Lastly, does anybody know what the leg coverings are called? I can't remember this D:

Thanks so much!

Here are some reference pictures:
http://photo.cosplayfu.com/character/mini/173_3f57d7ff877cf7521551984d5d519c06.jpg (official)
http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090906115220/hetalia/images/thumb/7/71/HongKong.png/165px-HongKong.png (official)
http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/16300000/Hong-Kong-hetalia-16310132-656-601.jpg (Unofficial I THINK)


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23 Nov 2011 - 21:3874876
I used cotton for China and it turned out pretty well. As long as you pick good quality it should be fine.


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