Ran Jyuusan-hime - Saiunkoku Monogatari

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Alcon 2010


Chusei posted on 16 April, 2010 - 18:48
omg omg omg ^o^ this is looking sssooo good so far! Cn't wait to see the finished piece!

faye-san posted on 16 April, 2010 - 19:28
Yay, thankies!!!! I can't wait either!!!!!

Jyagaimo posted on 16 April, 2010 - 20:06
the base kimono is the perfect blue!!! oOo

faye-san posted on 16 April, 2010 - 20:59
It took me ages to find it so I'm glad you agree!! :D

Buy wig
Buy kimono
Buy bit of material to make main costume
Buy boots
Buy inner white suit
Sew main costume
Add detail to main costume, gold and turquoise bits etc.

Total cost: £0.00

14th April 2010

These boots are made for walking!!

Well, the boots arrived today!! I'm really really happy with them, and have actually been wearing them all day since I got them xD Hehehe... Hopefully I should be able to get a similar colour/material (they're faux leather) to make the arm-guards with fairly easily, as it would look a bit stupid if they didn't match. I ordered a basic kimono from eBay, and that should be arriving in the next day or so. This is going to be the base for the top part of the costume, so I'm going to get some pieces of a turquoise material and some gold braiding/edging that I'll try and mimic the design with :) So, lots of sewing for me!!! The kimono itself actually has a golden dragon design on the back. Not strictly what Jyuusan-hime has, but I thought it would add a nice touch! If it doesn't look any good, well I'll have to get a different kimono (this was only £3 or so so it's no big deal)... I'll update when I get it and start working on the kimono's design!!

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