Garterbelt
Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt

Cosplayer: PandoraCaitiff

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

31st January 2011: Mostly done... The robe is now finished, but I'm putting-off doing the stole as its going to be a lot of fiddly hemming.

I've finished the beard, although I might reinforced the edges to prevent stretching and ripping.

And I've found a suitable book to modify. It's a Clive Cussler novel :)
Next step is to cut out the centre, and maybe affix a small purse to the inside cover.

16th January 2011: Progress on the robe After a false start (hooray for seam-rippers!) I'm making good progress on the main part. The sleeves are now the right length and the cuffs are double-hemmed; the collar is the right size and also double hemmed; and the sleeves and front/back are attached (currently making a large X with the hole for my head at the centre).

Next step is to shorten the front/back to the right length (I always over estimate seam allowance) and double hem. Then I'll just have to sew up the side and sleeve seams.

After that is hemming the stole, and attaching the red ribbon for the crosses.

I also need to sew the elastic onto my beard. It's safety pinned at the moment.


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Solaria - 1st January 2011
Awesome :D lookin forward to seeing how it comes out x3

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paintedapples11 - 9th January 2011
i love Garterbelt >3< never seen anyone cosplay him yet, can't wait to see it

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Rain - 23rd January 2011
Awesome! I cant wait to see this also! What day are you cosplaying Garterbelt on?

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PandoraCaitiff - 26th January 2011
At the moment it's looking like the Sunday, but I don't really have my Saturday costume sorted, so I might be able to do Sat if there's a group or something

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Solaria - 12th February 2011
O: omg yes *3*

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Rain - 19th February 2011
oh wow great job!! haha the hair love it!! XDD

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Chain Toxin - 22nd February 2011
You do realise your win right? X D

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PandoraCaitiff - 27th February 2011
Thank you all xxx

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Tori Yummai - 15th March 2013
This made me giggle :P love it!

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PandoraCaitiff - 15th March 2013
Thanks. It was loads of fun to be Garterbelt, although the afro was a nightmare in the high winds of May 2011. I think I only got two pics with my face in XD

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Plasticsharkattack - 18th March 2013
Love this, garterbelt is an epic character and you do him justice!

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Zelda - 19th March 2013
Brilliant garterbelt!

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PandoraCaitiff - 27th March 2013
Cheers! :)
Hmm. That reminds me - I need to replace the beard on this costume as it didn't survive Expo intact!

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Darkiekun - 4th April 2013
Awesome outfit!!!

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Heorot - 4th June 2013
Of all the P&SG cosplay I've seen I havn't ever come across anyone doing this! Looks great!

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PandoraCaitiff - 4th June 2013
Thank you. It was lots of fun despite the idiots yelling "OMG! It's Jesus!" (seriously :roll: !)

I've been outdone though: There was a barechested, lingerie/machinegun/afro-ammo-store Garterbelt at May's expo who looked AMAZEBALLS!

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Mr. Sat-Ash - 10th September 2013
Awesome use of the afro and beard. You look positively majestic.

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Clockwork Fairy - 23rd October 2013
You don't even understand how much I love this! Absolutley brilliant! :D