Final Fantasy VIII

Cosplayer: Raye-chan

Variant: SeeD Ball Dress

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

9th August 2013: Lets waltz for the moon! With much thanks to my mum for helping me and working into the night the dress is now complete!!

I adore the base trim I found for under £5 for a metre - the ribbon is a simple inch wide ivory ribbon :)

Ayacon next week!! Lets waltz to the moon!

4th August 2013: Almost ready... Just the ribbon detail to be added to the top and the net at the bottom then it's all done!

12th July 2013: Good progress yesterday Dress fabric all cut out now ^^ so I need to start piecing it together! 5 weeks til Ayacon!

11th July 2013: Waltzing tonight Okay so the lining is cut, I will be cutting the main fabric tonight and hopefully will add progress pictures sooooooon!

5th July 2013: Cut cut cut! I started cutting out the lining last night, this weekend will be cutting the main fabric then starting to piece it together :D so more progress pictures very soon!

2nd July 2013: Dress making begins Dress making begins!

28th June 2013: On a roll! Compaired some fabric samples today and I have found the perfect one! Should be getting the fabric and lining I need very soon so I can start making the dress ;)

27th June 2013: Got my thread and zip! Got the perfect zip and thread now :) hopefully have some fabric in the next few days x

25th June 2013: Dress pattern arrived Dress pattern arrived! Now to get my bits....

20th June 2013: Dress pattern on way Purchased my dress pattern today! So once that arrives I can check out how much fabric I am going to need and then get this sorted!

13th February 2013: Searching... Still looking for fabric and shoes!!! XD

31st January 2013: Project to be picked up again! Okay! So I'm gana do this for Ayacon parties to wear with wall market Tifa and Cloud (Kara and Ben)

17th August 2011: Fabric mission Okay so I have the perfect pattern but I need to find the right fabric, any suggestions welcomed!

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Zelda - 13th November 2010
Ahhhh you will look so cute!!! Let me know when you do this and i will try and do my wedding yuna dress to go with you ^^ <3

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SamanthaKaiba - 13th November 2010
This dress is nice and is quite easy to make...chiffon annoyed me though but Im sure you know what your doing...I didnt when I made this lol but cant wait to see it ^_^

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Raye-chan - 13th November 2010
@Tif9123 ^_^ Tif i will defo let you know when ;) I'm thinking soonish as it should be fairly simple. I'd love to wear this with you in the Yuna wedding dress!

@RinoaHeartilly - Thanks ^^ Yeah i'm looking forward to making it, not sure what material to use yet! Depends on which is the best colour ^^ I already have a halter neck pattern to use!

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Anonymous - 26th May 2011
This looks great! Im trying to find me one of those dresses as I am useless at making things!! Would help if i had a sewing machine tho...

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Raye-chan - 28th May 2011
@MissHeartillyUK - I'm having a long search looking for the perfect material once I've found it i will pretty much have this done :) Hope you can find something suitable

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Taldur - 6th June 2011
Love this, not enough people do this version ( I intend to do SeeD uniform Squall ) This has to be my favourite scene in the game, it's just brilliant ^^

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Raye-chan - 8th June 2011
@Taldur - Its my fav scene too ^^ Not sure when I am making this yet, as soon as i find the fight material and purchase a new wig :)

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FairyPorchQueen - 17th August 2011
Perfect patttern is perfect!! Ive been searching for one for agesss!

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Raye-chan - 17th August 2011
^_^ Glad you think so! I did too :D I just need to find the right fabric and I can turn this round very quickly, I do love using patterns, its so much easier!

I just love Rinoa and I wont be happy until I have made every version of her XD

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jaks-kingdom-dwarf - 15th February 2013
i look forward to this :) that wig you got is stunning :D

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Raye-chan - 15th February 2013
Aww thanks! I love the wig too :3 I've added gold streaks to it too for my standard version of Rinoa. I really hope I can find the right fabric soon :) then I can get this dress made finally for Ayacon!

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DefineImagineMJ - 26th June 2013
You'll be the most epic SeeD Ball Rinoa EVER! Looking forward to seeing it finished.

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Raye-chan - 27th June 2013
Awww thank you hun! *squeeze* I'm excited to be making this from scratch because I've seen so many commissions, but they ain't right! ^_^ And I've loved Rinoa for so long now, had this up as planned for ages (2 years in August!)

Will be great fun to dance with you at Ayacon! *hip nudge*

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Kei Lin Sama - 5th July 2013
Excellent wig choice. When will you post pics of the dress in progress? I really want to see this!

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Raye-chan - 5th July 2013
^_^ Thank you very much, I adore the wig! x I started cutting out the lining last night, this weekend will be cutting the main fabric then starting to piece it together :D so more progress pictures very soon!

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Kei Lin Sama - 6th August 2013
Very nice seeing the dress being put together. I love that collar..
See you at Aya!

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Raye-chan - 8th August 2013
Thank you Kei Lin Sama ^_^ the dress is almost there, it will be finished tonight :D See you next week at Ayacon - do come say hi if you see me!

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DefineImagineMJ - 8th August 2013
Progress is looking fantastic Raye Raye!

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Raye-chan - 9th August 2013
Thank you lovely! Just finished the dress! :D looking forward to dancing together while I wear this at Ayacon :)

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J-Po - 9th August 2013
looking good :)

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Plasticsharkattack - 9th August 2013
This looks epic!

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Raye-chan - 9th August 2013
Thanks J-Po! Very pleased to finally have this done. Had it planned forever it seems xD
And thanks plastic_anime! :D hope I get to drag you around the dance floor at Ayacon Saturday night!

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SamanthaKaiba - 10th August 2013
The details are amazing...you have done a great job on this

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Pandora-Chi - 10th August 2013
The dress looks so pretty and that wig is gorgeous! You will look amazing!

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Raye-chan - 13th August 2013
Aww thanks lovelies! ^^ I'm very pleased how I managed to get the dress detail right, it's also a good quality so perfect for re-wears and it will be nice for parties too :D find me on the dancefloor at Aya Saturday night Pandora! ^^