Estelle - Tales of Vesperia

Status :Complete
Worn At :Kitacon 2014
Awards : 1st place at Kitacon 2014



with Yuri


with rita



Yuri and estlle

with Repede

Pouty face


on stage




Emzone posted on 23 July, 2009 - 17:05
Yay Estelle 8D Best game ever~

Sammykins posted on 23 August, 2010 - 10:30
Ooh, if you get this done in time for the October expo, our Vesperia group would love to have you!

InfiniteJester posted on 24 September, 2013 - 08:55
Looking forward to seeing this!

Siouxsie James posted on 13 January, 2014 - 22:09
Awesome! Hope I see this is person ^^

InfiniteJester posted on 12 February, 2014 - 22:54
Oh wow this is looking amazing so far! Loving the skirt!

jaks-kingdom-dwarf posted on 13 February, 2014 - 00:57
i loved Estelle she was one i always fancied doing her but never got round to it lol. i look forward to seeing this done :D

Getti posted on 14 February, 2014 - 22:04
This is looking so super cute! The skirt is perfectly poofy.

otakugirl posted on 4 March, 2014 - 08:39
This looks perfect already

InfiniteJester posted on 9 March, 2014 - 11:07
Ahh the props look great too! *bows to your skillz*

Exelia posted on 9 March, 2014 - 14:08
Oh wow *_* that dress is looking amazing!! Can't wait to see it all finished!

KiraraYumi posted on 9 March, 2014 - 19:26
This looks incredible so far! Cannot wait to see the end result, really hope I see you at Kita!

Clockwork Dandy Noodles posted on 17 March, 2014 - 22:30
That is soooo cool D8 nice work!!

Zelvyne posted on 17 March, 2014 - 22:35
Wow, this looks incredible. The shape of the dress and coat are just perfect.

Cy-Fi posted on 17 March, 2014 - 22:51
Nice work

Siouxsie James posted on 8 June, 2014 - 22:21
This was stunning, so glad I saw it in person!!

Exelia posted on 15 June, 2014 - 18:52
Really love your Estelle! That dress is amazing. I hope I can see this in person one day x) <3

Lady Bahamut posted on 15 June, 2014 - 19:43
Amazing cosplay! Love how you got the dress to keep that shape, must have been really hard to do! :O

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Progress Journal

back of the coat (Posted 17th March 2014)

back of the coat, when the zip is closed the centre panel will sit in the middle

coat complete!! (Posted 17th March 2014)

yay finished im so please with it :)

carefully adding worbla (Posted 17th March 2014)

started to carefully add the worbla to the coat using a all purpose glue. and carefully heating the worbla and moulding it to shape

gloves / gauntlet (Posted 17th March 2014)

made the gloves from a stretchy material, and then made the gauntlets seperately, the gauntlets are made from worbla

coat nearly complete (Posted 9th March 2014)

tried it all on yesterday after i finished sewing the lining and the coat together, i think it looks great! next i get to have some fun adding the worbla to it :)

Blastia (Posted 3rd March 2014)

made my blastia bracelet from worbla and a red cast resin jewell

shield and staff complete! (Posted 3rd March 2014)

finished :) so please with them :)

worbla puzzel! (Posted 3rd March 2014)

all the pieces for the coat laid out to be varnished

worbla day! (Posted 22nd February 2014)

today i cut out lots of worbla and spray painted it gold for the coat and the shield

coat (Posted 16th February 2014)

made a start on the coat yesterday, looks a mess on this picture as its just draped over the mannequin. I have sewn it together and put some iron on interfacing in the upperparts to make it a little stiffer, next i need to add the even stiffer interfacing to the side panel and the shoulders, i also need to sen on the sleeve and then start adding the gold details

shield (Posted 12th February 2014)

made the shield using a bit of hardboard which i bent slightly and cut to shape, also drilled in the holes and added a base coact of emolsion paint to start me off :) gonna add worbla for the gold detsils

staff progress (Posted 12th February 2014)

made this with a stair rail pole thingy, carved the shape out and added car putty to bulk parts out, next its time to add details and paint

pink dress progress (Posted 12th February 2014)

more progess on the pink dress! the dress is now sewn to the lining with the petal frame inside, just need to pop the collar and zip on and tidy up the sleeves :)

pink dress progress (Posted 20th January 2014)

after sewing the lining together i started to make the frame for the petals, it consists of 4 petals cut out of extra thick interfacing which is usually used for hats and some very stiff armatrure wire that is pushed into pockets in the petals

coat pattern making (Posted 19th January 2014)

this is the pattern pinned onto me, :)

coat pattern making (Posted 19th January 2014)

damn that coat is complicated! took about 4 hours to get the pattern right but i a hopeful now that this is gonna look good

boots (Posted 12th January 2014)

i bought some nice white heeled boots to start me off, the gold is spray painted worbla carefully moulded around the shape of the heel

back pieces (Posted 15th December 2013)

just to show off the fabric colours

pink! (Posted 14th December 2013)

cutting out the pieces!

progress - pattern making (Posted 12th December 2013)

i decided to make the sewing pattern for the whole costume myself. i used newspaper to pattern out the pink petal dress worn underneath first, the lining will have heavy interfacing + boning to help those petals lift