9th May 2013: Bring on expo! Decided to re-wear Rinoa's game version for the FF8 photogroup Friday of MCM London Expo May 2013! ;)
5th July 2012: Rinoa to return xD Finally doing the in game version to wear in a fortnight and wear at Amecon 2012!
17th August 2011: just an icon Just making a little icon to use ^^
20th July 2011: Boots I got some new boots this weekend for Rinoa, I want to wear her again!!! Maybe at a cosplay ball or mini meet ^^
15th August 2010: Limit Break! I finally finished the hand sewn wings today, it took a few hours but the end result is perfect ^_^ My costume is now ready for our cosplay meet this saturday at Thetford Forest, just need to do a pinwheel for October expo now - got there in the end, like a limit break!
11th August 2010: Wings.... I have started drawing the wing detail, to make it real pretty I am using white material, cutting it own and sewing on ^^ Almost there!!
25th July 2010: Buttons and Boots... the cosplay making journey continues... So this weekend I have done most of the rest of the costume with the help of my wonderful mum ^_^ So 85% complete (pinwheel and wing detail still to do)
The arm warmers are cut, sewn and fit perfectly
The arm band with tassels is sewn and ready (I used spare black material from my cut up leggings)
The skirt is finished and the buttons are on - but what a pain they were.... I just had to go for expensive heavy buttons with loads of detail.... which when sewn on hang lose.. so I filled the hollow backs of the metal buttons with material then stitched the material through the skirt and through the button hole - which now holds the 3 buttons nice and tight ^_^ (yay!)
I have styled the wig as the fringe needed some tlc so it looks like Rinoa's ^_^
The boots, wonderful awesome boots! The are heeled and laced, black, with a metallic zip - very cool and looks great with the outfit ^_^
So as soon as I have done the wing back detail I will be finished with the main outfit for the Thetford Forest AniMedia East meet ^_^ on 21st August 2010
The pinwheel will be made for the Expo in October 2010 ;)
1st July 2010: More pics added :) I have now sewn white ribbon to stop the material from stretching inside of the top half of the blue jumper, next i need to make the arm warmers with the same material. The skirt is almost there, i just need to sew up the hem and add the 3 buttons - i have elasticated it so its nice and tight ;)
After this i just need to get me some boots then do the wing detail on the back!
23rd June 2010: Updates Finally put some of my progress pictures on of the jumper, skirt and shorts :) let me know what you think!
22nd June 2010: Wings Yay! Just got home to find my black wings have arrived :) awesome
21st June 2010: LOTS of progress ^.^ Got loads of this costume dont at the weekend - more detailed updates and pictures to follow :) hopefully this wednesday. The long jumper has been cut, the skirt is almost finished, i have finished the shorts and i have purchased my buttons for the skirt. So apart from finishing off the costume i just need to design the pinwheel and get me some boots!! :)
18th June 2010: Shorts, Boots and Wings??? Ok so today I have basically checked all my materials over (total cost for materials for jumper, skirt and cotton - came to just over £24 from Anglian Fabrics)... The leggings I had have now been pinned ready to be cut into shorts, they also need taking in a little so they don’t fall down! >.< !
Up the city of Norwich tomorrow so I hope I can get the boots - the last accessory I need really - apart from making the pinwheel and short straps.
So wish me luck that I can find random army style boots in a size 8 at an affordable price!!
Oh and I will upload more progress pictures when i start making the main costume tomorrow (yay!)
This costume will be completed for our AniMedia East Cosplay Adventure and Picnic in Thetford Forest 21st August 2010 and also.... Sunday London Oct Expo..
Oh and I have just purchased black wings for the Sunday Expo - Vampire Rinoa wuu!!
16th June 2010: The day of sewing is getting close Its almost Saturday.... that means..... I can actuall start putting this together! YAY! ^.^ Also shop around for Fina materials hehe! October Expo will be here before i know it and i am so pleased to be making Rinoa for two events. Our AniMedia East Cosplay Adventure Picnic on 21st August in Thetford Forest AND Sunday of the October London MCM EXPO! Exciting times :) Must google black wings tooo......
Oh and i cant stop wearing the Rinoa necklace to work everyday hehehe!
11th June 2010: More progress! My shopping spree last Saturday was a success! I now have 2 and a half meteres of light blue material for the long jumper and over 1 metere for the skirt. I also have the cottons and the zip. So only the sewing, wings, boots, shorts, pinwheel to go - few!
4th June 2010: Progress good so far.. So far i have the rings, wig, a black top and a pair of leggings to make into shorts..... must do much more >.<
Raye-chan - 2nd April 2011
@gbow - yay! I get so happy when people recognise me from Neo :) i love that magazine! I'm definitely going to wear Rinoa again and make two more version's of her on top of the two i have already made :3
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