21st July 2011: Apron front and back Whoops forgot to add this as an entry ^^;; Finished the apron with the bow ^_~ - apron still not perfect but it'll do :)
21st July 2011: Shoes I completely lucked out when I was in town today and found an almost identical pair with a 'T' bar strap, was in red, in my size and wasn't too expensive - just right I say :) all that was missing was the cross strap - when I got home, I cut four pieces of velvet ribbon and stuck them in the shoe(satin was another option but I wanted to give it a more 'expensive' look courtesey of something I learnt from my fashion idol Gok Wan :D) Ok it maybe a little bit of a naff idea but now I've got a pair of shoes that looks slightly lolitaish :D
Left image: Original
Right image: Edited
14th July 2011: Wig My gorgeous Alice wig arrived! At first I though the shade was a bit dark but it's perfect for her ^_~
13th July 2011: Bottom half apron This apron is by far the most tedious apron in the world! DX I wanted to get it so accurate with all the seams and lines and stuff - anyways, this is the first half of the apron
13th July 2011: Apron sketch After flicking through the first volume of the manga none stop, I drew out a VERY rough idea of the apron and goodness, no wonder I've been procrastinating this BADLY DX
18th January 2011: Dress complete! COMPLETED AT LAST!! HURRAH!! XD
18th January 2011: Sleeve A mock up of one of the sleeves before sewing it to the actual garment
17th January 2011: Trimming GAH!! Stupid stomach started rumbling >.< but that wasn't gonna stop me from at least finishing the hem of the dress! I was determine! Finished it .. but my god, it's safe to say I need something to eat now lol
17th January 2011: Dress pattern 2 Spent the entire afternoon finishing off the pattern - was very therapeutic but when I looked outside it was dark ^^;;; then again I went through 53 circles in total XD
16th January 2011: Dress pattern Spent a little time sketching out the gold circle pattern on the fabric before painting (just like the sleeve)
16th January 2011: Sleeves progress! Dylon gold fabric paint is awesome!! XDHurrah I'm getting somewhere!! ... steady on girl, you have yet to ease and attach a separate white piece on the edge and put the thing on the bodice before celebrating... T^T
16th January 2011: Sleeves Being on a roll to wanna complete this cosplay, I moved on to the sleeves where I simply cut out a circle stencil and lightly drew on the fabric of the outlines cos knowing me, if I used paint directly on the real thing it would end up being a child's art work DX
15th January 2011: Bodice Semi-finishing the collar, I then attached the bodice together using some lovely teal poly cotton I had left over from another cosplay ^o^
15th January 2011: Collar Today I did something which I dread doing for an outfit - the collar ¬¬ ... ok that doesn't sound hard but god I find them soo annoying! for starters I drew out the collar pattern pieces then used white polycotton and some light weight interfacing for stiffening - not sure what to do about the holes in the collar...
17th December 2010: Wrist band * The wrist band was made with the same poly cotton fabric with interfacing and bordelaise anglais trimming stitched both ends - the thing was attached together with some snap fasteners
17th December 2010: Head band Normally I start with the garment first but seeing as how I'm pressed for time, I decided to make the accessories instead beginning with the head band -
* The head band was made with blue poly cotton painted with gold fabric paint ^^ had to be steady with my hand to paint an almost straight line... ¬¬ Literally is a bow and a rectangular piece of fabric put together
16th December 2010: Alice ref The blue always changes on her dress >.< but I had some left over fabric to match this shade :D
InfiniteJester - 18th November 2010
aww i love this manga! i really wanna cosply from it too - either ace or boris!
Pandora-Chi - 23rd November 2010
I've read only the first two volumes I think but I really like it! ^^ It's soo pretty! ^^
I'm gonna be boris (ball version)
and pierce =3 <3
lol (the cat and the mouse)
Pandora-Chi - 15th January 2011
That is an awesome set of characters to cosplay ^^ - Kila was saying she'll be Ace for your group ^^ so wish I could be your Alice if I can get my cosplay finished ^^;;
InfiniteJester - 18th January 2011
o wow your progress is coming on really well!
FuriePhoenix - 24th February 2011
omg! I LOVE this series!! I wanna crossplay Boris XD
Pandora-Chi - 24th February 2011
lol seriously I need to finish this cosplay and set up a group <3
misfit_mosher - 23rd March 2011
yeah hehe :D
:3 wow loooks great <3 cant wait to see it when its doneee:3!!!!
Pandora-Chi - 23rd March 2011
Thank you ^^ I have no idea when I'll get this done though... I need a wig for it now since I curled the one I was originally planning to use lol
lumpyspacepanda - 9th April 2011
This is looking really gorgeous so far! I can't wait to see it finished : )
I've recently read Heart no Kuni no Alice as well and I'm planning to cosplay Elliot at some point. I think we definitely need to form a group :D
Frederica la Noir - 26th June 2011
Ooohhh I love the dress! It looks wonderful :) xxx
NoireHu. - 1st July 2011
The dress for this looks really great! You'll make a great Alice ^-^
Cattrocious - 29th August 2011
Great series, great costume!
You look like an Alice that stepped straight out of the manga 0.o
Its amazing how much you suit her.
Anonymous - 29th August 2011
BabemRoze - 29th August 2011
YOU LOOK SO CUTE! And the background is amazing!!
j_mercuryuk - 30th August 2011
This dress is so cute and you look great in it. The shape of everything seems so wonderfully do.
InfiniteJester - 31st August 2011
SO MUCH WINNNN... also btw our group may hopefully be doin heart no kuni to kita :) wud love it if u joined!
Pandora-Chi - 31st August 2011
Thank you so much everyone for these comments! After half a year I have finally done it!! XD
@ Babemroze - thank u so much sweetie and the background was from a park nearby which had really amazing forest scenery! I knew I had to get snap shots in this cosplay being there! 8D
@ Kila - oooh that'll be awesome! I would love to join your group but I'll see what happens though as I have quite a few cosplays and groups for kita - I've got like 4 or 5 cosplays lined up ^^;;;
InfiniteJester - 31st August 2011
haha its no big deal hun, we're not totally sure it ifs def or not yet but one o our considerations so i just thought i would mention it :)
XxSylentiumxX - 7th September 2011
ya you finally completed the outfit now ^^ The wig suits you really well ! one day I hope to try my hand at vivaldi and join you!
Natsumi - 12th March 2012
Oh gosh you make such a cute Alice!! <3
Yes, Yes. If/When I get my costume done I'd love to get some pictures with you sometime! <3
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