Anya (Learn to do it) - Anastasia



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Big yellow sack. One of my favourite films, and songs, so the costume just had to be made.
First made in 2009, since completely remade except for the belt and necklace.
The construction was fairly easily, even if finding resources took a lot of time.
The biggist problem with this was the hair. I had long hair at the time so it wasn't going to be very accurate, but it did not go as well on the day as it had in trials.
The second attempt includes a wig, with extra wefts sewn in for those ridiculous bangs, and I finally got around to making the hat.
The scarf was handmade by my lovely sister.
Now the sack has the right gigantic sleeves, and is more flexible. I've grown quite a lot from the 'skinny little brat' I was when I first wore the costume, so it had to be made much bigger for that cast-off look.

Comments

Littlegeeky posted on 5 June, 2010 - 16:36
I don't think I've ever seen this version of Anya done before, I love it ^w^ You did such a great job and you make such a cute Anya.

Kacela posted on 6 June, 2010 - 21:23
This is so cool =] you both look awesome ^^

SamanthaKaiba posted on 25 October, 2010 - 17:45
lovely outfit...nice work on it...^_^

FuriePhoenix posted on 21 November, 2011 - 22:07
so you were the Anya I spotted back then!! I loved your Anya!

Raine posted on 2 November, 2013 - 23:21
You make such an adorable Anya! Totally jelly~ I still have my ear flapping Pooka toy from the VHS release x3

LittlePidgey4 posted on 3 November, 2013 - 12:34
Oooh, so cute! I think I snapped this, you were hanging around with an Alice? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/2dkatie/10541341094/)

Teacup_Erinyes posted on 3 November, 2013 - 15:10
Thank you littlepidgey4! haven't had many photos crop up yet. The Alice is my sister, costume also made by me. I keep threatening to dress up my baby nephew as Pooka. ^_^

Moonchild posted on 4 November, 2013 - 12:39
Love this!! <3

SaffronJay posted on 21 April, 2014 - 23:01
This cosplay is great! I wish I'd seen it in person!

cowiee posted on 18 September, 2014 - 13:47
oh my god. One of my favourite movies! This i gorgeous! Beautiful work!