Subaru Sumeragi (Clamp in 3D Land) - Tokyo Babylon




For the CLAMP in 3D Land group in May 2011. Looking foward to this! It's gonna be hard, but oh so worth it~


Erright, I'm somewhat startin' now! D< Waaaaay later than everyone else, but I only have a few things to make, so it shouldn't be much trouble. Still have weeeeeeks to make it too, so s'all good.

HA! Cosplay, you have been defeated! Now you go to cosplay prison!
Everything is as good as done! A little fix here and there is all it needs. WAH-HEY! I actually did it...I'm in shock. I'M COMING FOR YOU, EXPO! TEAM SKITTLES! HOO-HAH


Late update is late. I HAD SO MUCH FUN WITH TEAM SKITTLES! Srsly. Everyone was amazing, thankssomuch for being awesome! I got so many compliments, especially for my hat! xD I'm shocked at the appreciation I got for being Subaru too since one cosplays him over here! Thanks so much guys! >w<
He really should be cosplayed more, he's so sweet and adorable. KYAH! I'll definatly be cosplaying at least two more versions of him~
I had a couple hiccups with my damn trousers. They ripped at soon as I got into the car...urp. So I spent the first 20 minutes of Expo Sunday sat on a bench sewing them back up xD And they were just all together too damn long, so I frequently had to pull them up...I'll fix that for when we have our shoot. WHICH WILL HAPPEN.
The Masq went excellently! We had to basically re-work the whole thing an hour before heading to the stage, but it worked. And was amazing. Guys, we rock, 'nuff said.
I hope Team Skittles will someday return with yet another CLAMP cross-over idea~! I'll be happy to provide some ;3


InfiniteJester posted on 25 June, 2010 - 12:16
hello! ur in this group too :) i kno what u mean tho - am dreadin makin the costume lmao!

Lady Bahamut posted on 25 June, 2010 - 14:38
You'll look amazing! And don't worry, we'll all support each other ^^

Sakurastar123 posted on 19 March, 2011 - 18:16
Yay! It really is going to be worth it ^^

blackorcid posted on 26 March, 2011 - 17:23
Yaaaays this is gonna be awesome i love suabaru XD gonna be great !!

Lady Bahamut posted on 29 April, 2011 - 17:47
OMG Yay! Progress 8D That new technique looks pretty good! :O

Ichigo-Chan posted on 30 April, 2011 - 17:58
I like the blue colour you choose to make the cloud patterns and your progress is looking good so far. Can't wait to see this!

Lady Bahamut posted on 7 May, 2011 - 09:57
Wow! LOVING the jacket! I can't wait to see the whole thing together! X3

KiraraYumi posted on 7 May, 2011 - 10:12
Thanks so much everyone! ='D Can't wait to cosplay with you guys!! >w<

Sakurastar123 posted on 7 May, 2011 - 15:45
Wow *-* This is going to look so good on you :D

blackorcid posted on 8 May, 2011 - 17:30
Wow this looks AWESOME !! can't wait to see it in person XD

CrystalNeko posted on 13 May, 2011 - 23:33
The detailing and patterning look great!! Cannot wait to see everything put together :)

charlieparrot posted on 14 May, 2011 - 11:09
Wow this looks amazing!! Love that jacket! ^^ Cant wait for expo! :D

InfiniteJester posted on 19 May, 2011 - 12:11
that hat = so cute i cud die! damn wish i cud still see this in person :(

Lady Bahamut posted on 19 May, 2011 - 13:17
8D The hat looks awesome! X3 I wanna play with that tassel XDD

Hannah-Kiwii posted on 22 May, 2011 - 19:52
This looks so good! I'm completely in love with the hat <3

Sakurastar123 posted on 1 June, 2011 - 15:37
That hat, it was beyond awesome - it was super awesome! Had a great time with you on Sunday :D

TheStarlightFairy posted on 1 June, 2011 - 22:20
I want that hat!

Kouji posted on 2 June, 2011 - 11:10
you did a great job on the costume <3!

Ichigo-Chan posted on 2 June, 2011 - 17:47
You did an amazing job and the costume really suits you. Was finally nice to talk to you too!

Lady Bahamut posted on 2 June, 2011 - 18:03
Oh Subaru, why are you so awesome? XD I loved the way you did your clouds, they were so neat and perfect *_* And dat hat 8D

CrystalNeko posted on 3 June, 2011 - 19:06
I loooooved your costume so much. The clouds were done so neatly and I really loved the effect! You made an awesome Subaru, I hope to see more versions of him in the future. Was also lovely to see you again 8D

Hannah-Kiwii posted on 3 June, 2011 - 21:20
You make an awesome Subaru! And your hat is so cute. And I know you said it was one of the simplest parts, but it totally adds so much to the costume with it's epicness =D

blackorcid posted on 3 June, 2011 - 23:36
it was sooo awesome to meet you XD *hugs* your cosplay was amazing and your hat was Cute XD i hope we get to do another group soem time soon XD

Solaria posted on 5 June, 2011 - 12:58
It was awesome meeting you to *3* you were an AMAZINGGGG SUbaru <3 Really makes me wana do Hokuto now xD

KiraraYumi posted on 5 June, 2011 - 21:30
Thanks so much for all the lovely comments, guys! ;___; <3

Carmina posted on 12 July, 2011 - 17:33
Your Subaru is so cute! I hope mine can be even half as good. :)

Kyuipo posted on 26 October, 2011 - 19:12
your costume looks amazing! Great work!<3

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14th May 2011

That image I was talking about that didn't show

I fail at sizing images Dx

14th May 2011

Wow, how have I not written one of these yet?

Maybe because I didn't want to, title. Mleh.

OKay, this cosplay has been a beautiful nightmare. I adore working on it, but oh my goodness. SO MUCH TRACING! AND IRONING! AND CRAP!

Since others (and my future self) might want to know my unconventional method of making the swirls, here we go. First, you need:
Tracing paper (I'm not going to get into the tracing though, it's basic)
Lite Heat&Bond
Heavy Heat&Bond
White bias
White spare fabric
The usual sewing stuff
Get your rainbow color (ie: Subaru's is blue) and put it on your white. You can bond it down if you want (I did), but it's not really necessary. Though it might make things easier...I'm not sure. Then sew your white bias border on the straight part of your rainbow color (and onto your jacket/pants/whatever you're sewing). Next, make your swirl (You're going to want a main swirl design for all the different clouds you have on one paper if possible, you'll be tracing over them a lot). So you have your trace it onto the Lite Heat&Bond, and bond it onto some white fabric (NOT your main piece, some EXTRA fabric) then cut it out. Place it on your cloud as well as you can, iron it on (two dots!) and let it sit for a few minutes. Once it's cool, sew it down. Since it's light, it's not gonna hold well on its own, so do this. This'll also hold down/reinforce your rainbow color. Next, do the exact same thing with the Heavy H&B, except don't sew it down as it's not designed to be sewn. Then let that cool and...presto! You get what I have in my image, freshly bonded/sewn/bonded again swirly!

And yay for my tassel idea working! x3 For the tassel, I just sewed it down ontop of the Lite bonded swirl while sewing the swirl down.