Tifa Lockhart (Game Version) - Final Fantasy VII


I did have this pretty much finished, but i out grew the skirt shamefully lol. Now all i have is the white top and the braces. But one of these days it will be completed!

UPDATE: Decided to put this into the 'in progress' section as I found the top I had gotten years ago. Now all I need to do is find the braces and get the wig and boots. XD!

UPDATE 2: Will be doing this for Kita now as I cant afford to do Lightning... again.... XD!

UPDATE 3: Should have put this in complete ages ago but I didn't. WHOOPS!

UPDATE4: May re wear this for Hyper Japan on the FRIDAY as I cant get Re-L finished in time. Only a maybe though, as I'm still in two minds whether to cosplay on the friday or just wear my hipster ariel or something thats halfly cosplay lol

DefineImagineMJ posted on 1 September, 2010 - 19:55
Awesome. Be sure to do the fish tail at the bottom. So few people actually add that in.

FuriePhoenix posted on 2 September, 2010 - 10:37
yeah That's what I intend to do when I get round to doing this lol

Mangamad posted on 29 December, 2010 - 15:56
Nice top for your cosplay. ^^b

FuriePhoenix posted on 29 December, 2010 - 20:15

Numta posted on 29 December, 2010 - 20:19
Looks good so far!

FuriePhoenix posted on 29 December, 2010 - 20:33
Thanks hun!! I found the perfect skirt in the sale in Primark for this, so I might get it at some point instead of making it. Then I could put all my efforts into her armour bits and stuff!

Numta posted on 29 December, 2010 - 20:43
There is a hell of a lot of tifa's at the moment xD We are going to have a gang of them!

- posted on 29 December, 2010 - 23:24
Looking great. As Numta3 said - so many tifas o3o ~! Good luck with the rest

FuriePhoenix posted on 30 December, 2010 - 20:33
haha yeah. Tifa seems to be even more popular than ever before at the moment. Dunno when I'll actually wear this though, when its finished XD! And thanks hun!

J-Po posted on 30 December, 2010 - 21:21
love it also *steals body* lol yey for tifa i was thinking and this might be a pipe dream a Guinness world record of the most tifas in one place, at the october expo

FuriePhoenix posted on 30 December, 2010 - 23:07
XD I could do it at october expo actually you saying that lol. I never thought of that for this cosplay

Numta posted on 30 December, 2010 - 23:21
It would be a Tifa army!!!

FuriePhoenix posted on 31 December, 2010 - 19:50

BabemRoze posted on 6 January, 2011 - 16:23
I declare myself the Roly Poly Tifa!! :D LOL! <3 You're gonna look smashing hun! xo

FuriePhoenix posted on 6 January, 2011 - 20:06
Aww thank you so much hunni!!

FairyPorchQueen posted on 11 January, 2011 - 18:14
Ooo can't wait to see more progress! Great choice on a wig too! And I love the top you've used :)

FuriePhoenix posted on 11 January, 2011 - 19:17
Thank youuuuuuuu!!!

FusionRose posted on 21 January, 2011 - 00:54
Love the armour bubs! You did an awesome job =D x.

FuriePhoenix posted on 21 January, 2011 - 17:10
thank you hunny!!

BabemRoze posted on 21 January, 2011 - 17:39
Loving the armour =D you suit her so well! x

FuriePhoenix posted on 21 January, 2011 - 17:43
aww thank you very much! I cant wait to buy the wig to see if i can pull her off haha.

J-Po posted on 21 January, 2011 - 20:37
jealous you got the perfect braces :D looks ace face :D cant wait to see it in real life its shal be epic of the ness

FuriePhoenix posted on 21 January, 2011 - 20:42
XD Thanks hun! I got the right braces thanks to FairyPorchQueen selling me her Tifa braces. ^_^!

PapercutPerfect posted on 22 January, 2011 - 12:58
Looking fantastic so far! Can't wait to see it finished!

FuriePhoenix posted on 22 January, 2011 - 17:35
aww thank you! I cant wait to finish it up with the little bits!

nanahara posted on 5 February, 2011 - 16:34
tis is looking awsome ^^. I hope I can get some pics with you when I do Dyne at Kita in the evening

FuriePhoenix posted on 5 February, 2011 - 22:21
I doubt I'll be wearing Tifa in the evening as I want to be Ariel in the evenings ^_^ And thank you very much!

FusionRose posted on 23 February, 2011 - 22:55
One day we need to get Aeris and Tifa piccytures @_@ Progress is looking amazing =D x.

FuriePhoenix posted on 24 February, 2011 - 21:28
yes we do!! And thankies

BabemRoze posted on 28 March, 2011 - 19:33
I WANT YOUR FIGURE!! *grrrr* <3

FuriePhoenix posted on 29 March, 2011 - 18:48
XD Awww you flatter me too much hun!

J-Po posted on 29 March, 2011 - 20:56
lovely :D :D

ElegantAura posted on 8 April, 2011 - 20:40
It's so good to see Tifa's original design! Great costume ^__^

FuriePhoenix posted on 8 April, 2011 - 20:50
Thank you! I had great fun wearing her! ^_^

Lady Bahamut posted on 9 April, 2011 - 20:09
You make an really great Tifa! You look great! :D

FuriePhoenix posted on 9 April, 2011 - 20:37
Aww thank you so much!!! I adored wearing this version as I've always wanted to do it for about 4 or 5 years now XD

sjbonnar posted on 29 June, 2011 - 14:42
This was you? I wish I'd come and said hello ^_^'

FuriePhoenix posted on 29 June, 2011 - 19:48
yup! Twas me! You should have!! I wouldnt have used beat rush on you! ^_^

sjbonnar posted on 6 July, 2011 - 13:59
Woulda much rather had a hug? LOL

FuriePhoenix posted on 6 July, 2011 - 17:15

FairyPorchQueen posted on 8 July, 2011 - 00:28
Love how your Tif turned out :D :D you look lovely missy!

FuriePhoenix posted on 8 July, 2011 - 18:01
Aww thank you hunny!!! ^_^ xx

DizzieDee posted on 23 December, 2011 - 18:45
Epic Tifa!

Do armour on boots and for elbow
Braces from FairyPorchQueen
shorten skirt
Style wig once bought
Black skirt
Red boots
Long black wig
Buy thick thermal socks

Total cost: £0.00

18th March 2011

everything done apart from...

Everything is pretty much done apart from her arm warmers which I&amp;#039;ll do later on today for something to do, and I&amp;#039;ll need to re glue on the little grey &amp;quot;studs&amp;quot; to her boot armour and elbow armour as some of them have come off. I&amp;#039;ll do the gluing on the Thursday of Kita in the hotel room though so they dont get damaged in the transportation of them! Oh yeah! With 2 weeks to go before Kita I have decided I want to add her earrings to the costume which is typical of me! But I failed so epically on making them, that a lovely friend of mine who is experienced in making jewellery and earrings, will be making them for me instead and giving them to me before I go to Kita! YAY! UPDATE: Armwarmers complete! UPDATE 2: I got my earrings for Tifa from my lovely friend yesterday and they're perfect! Woo so now this is definitely 110% complete XD So looking forward to wearing Tifa at Kita its craaaaaaazzzzyyyyyy!!!

21st January 2011

Braces continued and progress

So I've good head way with this costume! Everything is done apart from getting the right socks, getting a belt, doing the armwarmers which I'll be making out of incredibly thick tights that my mom said she has laying around somewhere that she doesn't wear anymore, so once washed they'll be perfect! And it saves me money! I also have to get the wig, I was going to buy from Wig Fever but I found another cosplay wig seller on ebay (with thanks to the disney thread on cosplay.com which do the exact same wig but £6 cheaper!!! And they do free shipping like wig fever which is fantastic!! I'm glad I held off for a bit before delving in and buying off wig fever again. ^_^ Now.. onto the braces: They are utterly perfect!! Except for the fact that the back clasp wont grip onto my skirt and stay put. It keep pinging off and slapping me in the face... which hurts.... which hurts alot. XD! So I'll need to get a new clasp and switch it over to one that stay on my skirt... i think it's because my skirt is shiny. But other than that my cosplay is like 90% complete!! I add my crappy phone piccie onto this journal, as I'll upload better quality ones later into the "gallery" section ^_^

19th January 2011


With thanks to the amazing FairyPorchQueen, I now have the accurate braces for this costume! I bought hers from her and received them this morning! So now I just got to do her extra long arm warmers, finish up her 2 bits of armour, and buy and style the wig. WOOP! I was thinking if I can figure out how to do it, I'd add the red tips on the bottom of her hair as I haven't seen anyone do that yet.

11th January 2011

Skirt WIP and more

I bought the most perfect base black skirt today from Primark for £2, it just needs shortening to Tifa's stupid "length" of a mini skirt haha! Will be adding photos tomorrow when I can be assed to take them with the top together. I found fantastic boots today in a store called priceless shoes, but they didnt have sizes any bigger than 13 (junior boots!) but I went on their site just now and they do a size 5 in the same boots!! So I got them! Nice and cheap! They're a tad shiny but I think they're plausible for Tifa's. If anyone has ideas on how to make them less shiny I'll be happy to hear them! Now I just have to either find my braces I got years ago, or get new ones, buy the wig and style it, do the armour on the boot and elbow, do the armwarmer and I'm going to commission the amazing FairyPorchQueen for the gloves as I have NO experience in glove making at all!

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