Yuuko Ichihara (Crimson Butterfly DVD Cover) - xxxholic

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This is actually one of my favorite outfits to wear, since it's very simple and elegant and yet still has a lot of detail in it. The dress itself is made of red casa satin and has French seams all around. All the butterflies, including the one on the bust, are all hand painted. Then the detailing around the skirt... that took a total of about… FOREVER! To draft a pattern, trace pieces onto heat 'n' bond, iron onto the black casa, cut out the black casa, then put into the same pattern, and iron onto the dress. The shoes are just like the rest, pieces of heat 'n' bonded material hand painted and glued onto a base pair of heals and then attached with a band of beads around the ankle. The butterflies on the headpiece are pieces of foamy with red casa glued onto each side, painted, and then glued onto hair clips and draped with lots of beads.

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Lolita Hime posted on 20 April, 2010 - 20:34
wow, you look amazing, great costume!

Alyx posted on 20 April, 2010 - 20:34
...this is beautiful <3

gaming_goddess posted on 20 April, 2010 - 20:44
This is so beautiful! I love the butterfly headdress so much! It really is amazing :)

sjbonnar posted on 20 April, 2010 - 20:54
This is fantastic!

WhaleInTheSky posted on 20 April, 2010 - 21:21
Awesome cosplay~ You make a beautiful Yuuko *_*

Ranma1-2 posted on 20 April, 2010 - 21:57
Wow. Totally beautiful! *_*

nanahara posted on 21 April, 2010 - 01:08
as everyone has said so far, and I need to agree, you look beautiful in this XD

Lady Bahamut posted on 23 April, 2010 - 19:02
Amazing! You look so beautiful as Yuko!

BladeyCakes posted on 15 December, 2010 - 22:02
This is such a beautiful cosplay *__* You're an amazing Yuuko!

eternal_aranel posted on 10 March, 2011 - 15:23
Simply gorgeous!