Belarus - Axis Powers Hetalia



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My first cosplay costume.

All my friends were cosplaying from APH, and on a whim I looked through a page of character designs and jokingly asked if I could be Belarus as I liked her dress. My girlfriend and her best friend thought it was a good idea and encouraged me to give it a go.

I used a pattern for a lolita dress, bodged the sleeves using on old shirt and help from Mum, and improvised the rest. Instead of making a collar I wore a blouse uder the dress, and sewed lace around the join.

Puffy sleeves are really hard if you don't have a good pattern! But net petticoats are a breeze.

Reaction was very positive, and I had great fun interacting with cosplayers of the characters love interest Russia.

For May Expo I wore heels, which were fine for a while, but not so great after a day on your feet. For October Espo I went with combat boots!

Comments

xLaviChii posted on 6 January, 2011 - 18:06
>.< cutee

PandoraCaitiff posted on 7 January, 2011 - 18:16
Thank you :) I was surprised how positive the reaction was from the Hetalia crowd. It made for a fun Expo.

xLaviChii posted on 8 January, 2011 - 23:16
>.< awww, well t'was epic ;D <3

Captain_Marvelous posted on 15 March, 2013 - 10:23
Very Cute! :)

PandoraCaitiff posted on 15 March, 2013 - 12:07
Thanks Captain! I think about 75% of my cosplay friends were made thanks to this outfit XD

BlueberryTale posted on 18 March, 2013 - 09:45
You look so cute! Great job ^^

PandoraCaitiff posted on 18 March, 2013 - 14:26
Aww thanks. Although looking at the pics now I keep cringing at the "party wig"! It was my first cosplay though. XD

Manga Girl posted on 18 March, 2013 - 18:07
You look fantastic! :)

Yasmia posted on 21 March, 2013 - 10:07
You look great! The costume looks really well made!

Carmina posted on 25 March, 2013 - 10:58
The dress is spot on, you make an adorable Belarus!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 27 March, 2013 - 11:10
Thank you all! I'm pleased how it came out, but I look back now and see all the mistakes. I should probably alter/repair it and get a decent wig, but I don't do Hetalia cosplay any more.

JustPeachy posted on 2 April, 2013 - 15:30
You make such an adorable Belarus! Really great work on the dress as well it looks really amazing!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 2 April, 2013 - 17:55
Awww. Thank you :)

awesomeblossom posted on 3 April, 2013 - 09:52
Love this! So cute!

Om_nom_nom posted on 30 April, 2013 - 15:19
Awe so cute! I love the costume!

TheDevineDarkness posted on 11 June, 2013 - 11:37
Aww cute Belarus ~ - Mistress The Devine Darkness

MadlyScientific posted on 26 June, 2014 - 11:28
Very cute, perfect cosplay! Love Hetalia :3

Naygoesmoo posted on 4 December, 2014 - 00:40
Such a cute Belarus~ <3