Aya Gozen - Samurai Warriors 3



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I haven't played Samurai Warriors 3 because Koei were silly and released it on the Wii *grumble grumble* However, I really loved their newest designs, and found that Aya Gozen appeared to bring a lot of elegance to the game with her simple yet stunning image.
I decided to use the best fabrics I could get my hands on, hence the large price tag. The coat is made from Chinese silk and lined with a beautiful purple satin. I spent hours searching for the right silk, trying to find a pattern that fit her's almost perfectly. I think it is safe to say my hours of searching paid off ^^ There are approximately 21 meters of gold ribbon on this, and attaching all that nearly killed me because I have to do everything by hand! The tassels were annoying as hell - especially the one at the front of the hood that insisted on irritating my nose when I was wearing it - so I won't say much about them. The detail on the boots are simply craft foam, however when I wore them the symbols kept attacking each other and one would often go flying across the hall *sigh*
It was my first time making a pole arm, and I think it turned out pretty well, however because of uni and life in general I couldn't get the most decent of materials thus the blade is made up of craft foam and lolly pop sticks! I won't lie, it is strong and survived Expo ^^

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ElegantAura posted on 31 May, 2010 - 19:48
Ooo a good choice, Aya is a beautiful character, you'll suit her soo well ^_^

Feather-to-Earth posted on 3 June, 2010 - 00:17
Ooooo how exciting??? Aya is a wonderful choice <3 Your going to looks so perfect as her. I heard they were supposed to be releasing SW3 on the PS3 but i havent seen it :( i might explode if i have to wait anymore for it >_< lol

Kacela posted on 3 June, 2010 - 11:24
Thank you very much =] and SW3 is going to be exclusive to the Wii =[ bad times

CheekyFlower posted on 1 August, 2010 - 17:36
Cant wait to see this done gd luck XD

ElegantAura posted on 9 August, 2010 - 19:54
Oo Wow excellent progress on the robe/coat! The patterned material you're using is sooo perfect too ^_^

Kacela posted on 10 August, 2010 - 09:45
Thank you very much =] I spent hours searching for the right fabric, I am so happy with it XD

MikeJenks posted on 7 September, 2010 - 17:18
This looks fantastic! 8D Can't wait to see it at October :]

- posted on 20 September, 2010 - 14:19
Pffft this is looking amazing! i need to see this at expo!

Feather-to-Earth posted on 23 September, 2010 - 22:19
Ooooooo it's looking so amazing and perfect!!! I can't wait to see next month ^_~ <3 <3 <3

RebaSephiroth2 posted on 2 October, 2010 - 14:06
This is looking really good, Jessie and I'm looking forward to seeing you at the expo. *Hugs* ^_^

Kacela posted on 2 October, 2010 - 22:44
Thank you so much everyone =] I look forward to seeing you all at Expo too! ^^

MikeJenks posted on 8 October, 2010 - 20:31
This is looking fabulous 8D Shall definately have to come find you at expo!

Lisu-chan posted on 8 October, 2010 - 20:35
Looking real good! Hope to see you at Expo to see it IRL! ^_____^

Yes-My-Lord posted on 8 October, 2010 - 20:35
Looking amazing so far!! Can't wait to see this at expo!! :D:D

ElegantAura posted on 8 October, 2010 - 21:02
Excellent progress! Don't doubt yourself, it's looking fantastic ^__^

Kacela posted on 9 October, 2010 - 13:03
Thank you for the kind comments everyone =] They are much appreciated ^^

FuriePhoenix posted on 16 October, 2010 - 14:11
Wow the progress is looking epic!

MikeJenks posted on 16 October, 2010 - 18:58
This is looking amazing! Great job + Yay for KOEI love! 8D

Kacela posted on 16 October, 2010 - 19:00
Teehee Thank you to you both ^^

RebaSephiroth2 posted on 16 October, 2010 - 19:01
Looking really good Jessie. ^_^

Moonchild posted on 16 October, 2010 - 23:56
This is looking amazing!! Can't wait to see you at expo! ^^

Ranma1-2 posted on 17 October, 2010 - 00:22
Fabric choice is beatifull! Well done, looks really great. :)

Kacela posted on 17 October, 2010 - 12:40
Thank you very much guys X3 Can't wait to see you all at expo!!

Sephirayne posted on 19 October, 2010 - 17:40
Wow this is stunning. Love the outfit. Can't wait to see pics of the completed costume.

MikeJenks posted on 27 October, 2010 - 14:58
Dat coat! 8D Love it <3

animekid3000 posted on 28 October, 2010 - 00:59
Awesome cosplay :D

Berserk667 posted on 28 October, 2010 - 03:52
looks awesome!

Kacela posted on 28 October, 2010 - 21:42
Thank you very much guys ^^

ElegantAura posted on 4 November, 2010 - 14:23
This costume was soo elegant and i really want to steal your boots!It was great to see you and James again ^__^

Chiconoe posted on 11 November, 2010 - 11:03
AWSOME jj you look a little scard :) but you look good my freinds like too XD

seawaterwitch posted on 7 February, 2012 - 02:12
So beautiful :) I love your costume :)

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