Costume :Princess Zelda
Source :Legend of Zelda; Wind Waker
Progress :Planned
Worn At :Ayacon 2011

Costume Photos

Tiara WIP

Make-up test~

Make-up test~

Dress - WIP

Finished tabbard

Tabbard embroidery



Costume Information

Cost : 20 pounds so far

I didn't feel right not doing a LoZ cosplay for Amecon this year so I'm adding this to my list XD

Sadly the dress didn't fit :/ didn't realise this until I was trying to get into it... There were also too many bits of it missing/unfinished for me to want to wear it. Really disappointing.
I was also then missing a dress for the ball, thankfully I was able to find one in the dealers room by a massive stroke of luck.

EDIT: 23/05/2013

Moving this back to "Planned" for now so I can de-clutter my account a bit. Makes sense to only keep the ones I'm actually working on currently in the "In Progress" bit. It'll get finished eventually XD


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HUZZAH! Does this mean i can bring ma WW link???

by KuroStylr on Sunday, 23 May, 2010 - 21:58
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Ooo~ Pretty colour for the tabbard~! <3

by BlusterSquall on Sunday, 6 June, 2010 - 22:42
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The tabbard looks beautiful!

by Telly on Thursday, 10 June, 2010 - 10:45
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Thats sooo cute well done looks great so far

by LaLa_LuLu on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 20:34
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wow! this is made perfectly! =D

by Holli on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:09
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Oh wow! That's looking so good!

by Kuma on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:11
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Hope I see you when I do Shadow Link sometime 8D

by ViewtifulD on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:13
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This is AMAZING! its really taking brilliant shape, I only hope my Link is a quartre as good!

by Captain_Marvelous on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:14
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Aww thanks everyone! :D

by Chibi on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:26
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Awwwh this is so cute ^___^ can't wait to see the finished thing.


by letmelive on Thursday, 17 June, 2010 - 21:30
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This is going to be so gorgeous! <3

by Uni on Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 13:08
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Looking really crisp and pro. Very cute costume.

by Amy-Lou on Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 14:08
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The dress looks so lovely. The embroidry is gorgeous. Can't wait to see this.

by Sephirayne on Friday, 18 June, 2010 - 14:17
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I missed when you updated this!
The dress and tabbard are looking lovely. I do adore the detailing on the tabbard and the colours are so pretty, they really stand out. :]
I can't wait to see you do the little hair clips. They're cute. ^^

by BlusterSquall on Tuesday, 13 July, 2010 - 01:08
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LOVE how you did your makeup. YES you do look pretty ^_^ and it captures the essence of your Zelda ref pic.
Nice work on the costume too.. (darn! why cant I go to Ame?)

by Ranma1-2 on Tuesday, 27 July, 2010 - 11:16
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Loving this!!


by letmelive on Wednesday, 28 July, 2010 - 19:39
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Such a shame it didn't fit. It looks amazing and the makeup test is such a beautiful photo ^_^ *wants you to do this in October when I'm being Wind Waker Ganon*

by sjbonnar on Tuesday, 28 June, 2011 - 14:48
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Thanks everyone!

@sjbonnar: Aww thanks, well I've lost a stone in weight over the winter so now I can get into it again without any alterations! I might be bringing it to Ayacon though as I'm not going to Oct Expo
Will TOTALLY need photos with you though! Must must~

by Chibi on Wednesday, 29 June, 2011 - 22:19
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This is looking so lovely. I can't wait to see it.

by Sephirayne on Wednesday, 29 June, 2011 - 23:29
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I'm glad your picking this up again =)

by Leonie Heartilly on Thursday, 30 June, 2011 - 12:57
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Wooow! That tabbard, I admire your patience with it!

by Freyarule on Thursday, 30 June, 2011 - 18:10
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Looking gorgeous, I can't wait to see the end result! :D

by Eloraborealis on Friday, 1 July, 2011 - 00:52
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Oh I really hope we do get photos together! Hell, I'd be happy to arrange something outside of cons! LOL

by sjbonnar on Wednesday, 6 July, 2011 - 22:25
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Progress is looking fantastic!! So so pretty!! Look forward to seeing this complete!!

by Alyx on Wednesday, 6 July, 2011 - 22:38
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Loving the applique and embroidery! =D

by Jenivix on Monday, 12 September, 2011 - 23:01
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What a beautiful tabbard!
The crown and base dress are looking wonderful too!

by TheStarlightFairy on Thursday, 17 May, 2012 - 00:18
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such neat work.. progress is looking Fab! :)

by Ranma1-2 on Tuesday, 26 June, 2012 - 00:41
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The dress looks amazing! Very awesome :D

by BabemRoze on Tuesday, 26 June, 2012 - 07:48

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Moar~ (Posted 11th July 2011)

Today I repainted and glossed the chest plate and belt panels and also painted and glossed the new tiara :3 I was using Polymorph but I've managed to colour it pretty nicely so I'm pretty proud since it's so hard to do~

The dress just needs the back seam closed up and then I just need to measure the bottom and hem it. The shawl will need to be redone as it's not quite broad enough for my shoulders, also need to get some white foam for the wing clips and it should be pretty much done!

Will post up some proper shots soon~

Tiara- take 2 (Posted 6th July 2011)

So I looked back at my last starting point for the tiara and decided to try and make it out of something else

With a couple of moulds and some polymorph I managed to get it looking like this :D


A-woot~ (Posted 30th June 2011)

Ok so after a major setback in sizing I couldn't do this for Kitacon in the end, though the upside is that over the last 6 months I've been losing weight and I can now get in the dress with space to spare!

Going to get this finished for Aya methinks and join the LoZ group!

Moar (Posted 26th July 2010)

Added the bias to the top of the dress, need to get my ass around to cut and hem the bottom, as I&#039;m far too short to wear it as it is now TT^TT then I'll probably just paint on the zig-zag bits with paint as I still have too much to do on Serenade...

Shawl needs to be hemmed and gathered and then that's done.

Necklace has been finished now as well, oh polystirene balls/paint/pva glue, how I loves you :3

Chestplate is mostly cut out, used some thick foam for the base, using some .2mm foam on the top for the detailing, then I'm spraying it all gold :D

The belt is in pieces for now, just needs to be assembled and then that's all done as well. Gonna use a thin strip of gold ribbon/bias and velcro each end, then glue all the plates/buckle onto it. Lazy lazy~

The tiara has been cut out of the thick foam too, gonna add thin foam detailing and then spray, gonna cast the main red/pink jewel out of resin and glue it on after. Got some white foam for the wing bits too :D not sure how I'm gonna get the tiara to actually stay on though, it's not exactly like a normal tiara :/

Oh and I got sick of trying to make gloves, so I'll be buying some soon too.

Soooo... (Posted 14th July 2010)

I sewed the zip in last night and, in short, it's a bit too small... D: even though I measured properly.
So I'm gonna have to wear a corset under it and hope for the best >.< either way I'm gonna need help getting in and out of it.


Still need to get the rest of the stuff done now

More! (Posted 16th June 2010)

Hokay so now all the lining is cut out, most of the stuff has been sewn together, just need to make the petticoat stuffs and build it into the dress before combining it with the lining, then it's just hemming and adding the zip. Oh and the blue zigzag design on the bottom! :D photos later today!

Progress (Posted 16th June 2010)

Finally getting on with it, had a bit of a dry-patch in terms of wanting to sew XD

Anyways the tabbard is now done, little annoyed that upon finishing it only then did I notice that the top part is wonky D: oh well
I cut out nearly all the dress pieces today, just need to alter the top half before sewing it together. I also need to buy some netting tomorrow to make my petticoat as well as a proper glove pattern >.< I can make gloves fine if it's stretchy fabric but since I'm using duchess satin for all of Zelda (and Serenade) I want the gloves to match. So glove pattern it is so I don't waste fabric!
Gonna work on various methods for the belt/chestplate/tiara as I've had too many ideas on how to make them, will have to be trial and error ^^;