30th January 2011: Overcoat Ah, the photo's not good. My little brother took it and he likes to screw me over.
Lol. I sewed the buttons on the wrong side, but since I'm lazy I'm just going to pretend I meant them to be false buttons all along and that I had planned to safety pin my costume together from the start.
Wow, my hair is so flat.
29th January 2011: Glasses v. 2 I never found those Harry Potter glasses, although I did find an old Griffindor cloak. I wore it to see the seventh movie. =D Anyway I discovered that I could push the lenses out of those glasses I got. After some bending, they now look like this.
The glasses don't have that mysterious sheen to them anymore, but they're more accurate and I can see better now, so I say job well done. =]
12th November 2010: Coffin straps The coffin is finished! =D It wears pretty well too. Soo light~ I had doubts at first whether the criss-crossy straps drawn in the comic actually worked in real life, but the weight seems to distribute okay.
I'm going to finish this costume way too early. I'm going to have to make sure I don't put on too much weight over Christmas, lol.
7th November 2010: Coffin It looks a lot better in the photo than in real-life. >.< You can't see the newspaper peeling off. But I guess that's what you get for skimping on glue and mixing with 90% water.
7th November 2010: Hat I really like the way this hat turned out. Okay, so it crinkles a little when I put it on because of all the parcel tape on the inside, but the shape is okay, and that's what's important.
I made the structure out of card from a cereal box >.< and covered it in superfine felt, then just gathered some spare felt around the base for that creasy effect.
7th November 2010: Glasses I picked up these black oval frames for cheap, but now I'm not sure whether they'll do after all, since Kuro-chan's glasses are supposed to be round. Also they're reading glasses so I really can't see very well when I'm wearing them. ^-^
I recall my brother had a pair of Harry Potter glasses from when he went to a Harry Potter birthday party as a little kid. I think they would be perfect. But he has no idea where they are, though they'll probably be hidden deep within the recesses of our garage somewhere. I might have a look around if I have time.
FlyingMammal - 8th November 2010
Ohhhhhhhhh goooooovy :) We can be travellers together hehe. It's not about being 'better' it's about having fun and loving what you do :D Plus, your hat and Coffin are looking rather awesomes!
Ros3ify - 18th July 2012
I absoultely love this cosume Haha secret mushroom on the back of your cse curtesy of will haha :D
Clovejar - 18th July 2012
Heyy charlotte, how did you know what my account name was? =O
Ros3ify - 18th July 2012
Well you already were friend of me and i found you on the list and saw your name ^^
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