Oerba Dia Vanille
Final Fantasy XIII

Cosplayer: TheEmoEmu

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

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2nd September 2011: Bead Making I'm using white and terracotta air drying clay to make the larger more (stupidly) shaped beads and loo roll balls dipped in 50/50 pva glue and water mixture to make the angled white beas she has ALL OVER. It's pretty damn easy (and cheap!)
The white clay is for the stuff that's already white and the terracotta is for the darker coloured things to ensure they have a darker tone with less layers of paint so that I can save paint!

This shit is so fun, so much mess 8D

5th July 2011: White Bangles I found a cheapo pair of white silicone bands for Vanille's white bangles. Cheepycheepcheep :P

27th June 2011: Buttcape Progress TADAAAAAAAAA

Needs trimming, lining and the holster putting on the back. But YAAAAY ruffles 8D

26th June 2011: Necklace Test So I decided to test out whether I should use beads for the third necklace by messing with my little sister's bead set xD As lovely as it it, the beads keep moving out of place, so I'll be taking a different approach . . .

Dunno what though xD

26th June 2011: BOOTS Daaaaym, am I lucky with charity shops. Got these smexy buggers for 4.99. They were a little big, so I popped into poundland and bought some insoles and duct tape to pad out the inside and pull in the outside. The heel's a little bigger than Vanille's, which'll make my legs appear longer at least xD
All I need to do now is make the boot covers and fur toppers ^^


24th June 2011: BANGLES hehehehehe
I found the most perfect bangles in a charity shop, which included copper, blue and gold! JACKPOT! It did also have some green and purple ones, but I spray painted them silver.
All I need to do now is buy 2 more copper bangles and 2 more silver bangles for the correct number of metal ones and then get the two thicker white ones :3
Because I'm a perfectionist.


I will be styling it a little, but OH MY FREAKING GOD, IT'S AWESOME!!!!

13th June 2011: THE FUR HAS ARRIVED And it's so lovely and soft. It's a mixture of fibers to look like real fur, like Vanille's buttcape.

13th June 2011: Maybe not then... My perfectionist side is kicking into gear with the skirt tutorial >.< on closer inspection of the references, it seems the second layer of the skirt is not attached to the waist band and literally appears to be wrapped lengthways around the bottom layer. And this is more than bugging me OTL
Back to the 'how the frick do I do this?" stage. >.<

11th June 2011: Buttcape Stuff ordered :3 Right, so I ordered some long pile fake fur for her buttcape and some suede to line it with. I've also got some lighter suede for her belt, bag and backplate :3 I am currently looking for some suede cord and rubber tubing for the belt and necklaces. Oh how funnn

10th June 2011: Wig Ordered Yaaaaaay! ^_^

(my poor bank balance)

10th June 2011: BEADS I have made a very clever and cost effective but extremely time consuming decision:

I'm making the beads. Out of loo roll. And then painting them.


9th June 2011: Skirt Plans Saw this picture on osplay.com and it's PERFECT for me :3 I've been wondering how to do this for a while xD

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FusionRose - 5th December 2010
Looking forward to seeing this. Vanille's outfit is gorgeous x.

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KawaiiKira - 9th June 2011
your gonna make a great Vanille ^^

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Archer - 13th June 2011
Good luck with this :) Vanille's costume's so cute but it's a pain to make lol.

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Yuka - 26th June 2011
Oooh you're going to be so cute! I'm looking forward to watching your progress on this, I'm really interested to hear about your loo-roll bead technique too! :O

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Aura - 29th August 2011
I'm going to be Vanille for October Expo too! See you there! :D

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BabemRoze - 25th September 2011
Progress is looking fab! :D

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Aura - 30th October 2011
Hi!!! I was one of the other Vanille's :P You looked awesome!!!

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Michi-agogo - 6th November 2011
Vanillee!!!! ~ Hey hope here <3

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FuriePhoenix - 6th November 2011
you looked great!

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Lady Bahamut - 6th November 2011
What are you talking about, you looked epic you silly girl!! Awesome stuff! X3

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yumcarrots - 16th November 2011
Ah ha, so you were the super happy cute Vanille I was stood next to in the FF roundup photoshoot. You looked amazing!!

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Manticore Arts - 24th November 2011
Oh the Fang Service! Great job love! Would love to see some moodier shots from you as Vanille