tinygreenturkeyeyes
 

Swan Queen (White Swan) - Black Swan

Status :In Progress
Worn At :London Film and Comic Con 2011


Photos

Progress.

side ref

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front ref

 


Information

I saw this film today and have fallen head over heels with the costuming and the film in genral, it's so beautiful, in every aspect.
When I was younger I ALWAYS wanted to be a ballerina,and dance the Swan Queen in Swan Lake, but I gave up ballet for drama later on, So i'm sorta living out my mini-dream here.
Also, this'll fit nicely in my portfolio i'm building :D

I'M THE SWAN QUEEN.

BECAUSE I'M A LAZY SHIT THIS IS NOW FOR LFCC 8D

Comments

MochiInvasion posted on 28 January, 2011 - 22:18
Uwaa which day are you wearing this? I wanna see this film so much <3

tinygreenturkeyeyes posted on 30 January, 2011 - 16:46
Probably saturday :D It's amazing but so terrifying, you really should see it!

MochiInvasion posted on 3 February, 2011 - 22:11
Awesome! I'm going on Saturday (only *shakes fist at exams*) so maybe see you then? I want too! Maybe this weekend :'D

Pandora-Chi posted on 4 February, 2011 - 22:49
Ooh wow! this is gonna be such a pretty cosplay ^^ - the film is so creatively done but a tad explicit at times - nevertheless great ^^ can't wait to see this

PokethePixie posted on 5 February, 2011 - 18:31
This is gonna be such a beautiful cosplay :D good luck on the progress :)

Ranma1-2 posted on 6 February, 2011 - 00:56
Best wishes with your White Swan costume. :) I did an article on making a pancake tutu (for my Princess Kraehe cosplay). If the starch doesnt hold your tutu well enough, a proper panckake tutu is not that hard to make. Article Link - http://www.cosplayisland.co.uk/tutorials/tutu

tinygreenturkeyeyes posted on 7 February, 2011 - 18:38
@Ranma1-2 Thank you so much! That's so useful :)

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

progress~ (Posted 4th February 2011)

So i've started pinning and darting a base top and the skirt onto my dummy at the moment, hopefully sewing this soonish(i&#039;m too lazy to get up nowD:)
I've run out of interfacing and netting now, so this is just the front.
The netting is looking too poofy at the moment as I haven&#039;t starch sprayed it into shape yet.
I've also started on the bases for the headpiece, just need to bulk order my feathers and begin on them.
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Fabric and Starting off (Posted 25th January 2011)

I've been hunting around for a fabric on the net to use for the bodice, and this (picture related) seemed to be the nicest one out there, I haven't seen it in person yet, as it's down in Brighton, but I hope to be going down there soon enough.
I've also been looking at Ballerina tutu's for a base, and I've yet to come across one that didn't cost me £35, so i'm going to have to make my own.
I've decided I won't be using blocked shoes if I can help it (this is my decision at the moment) as they ruin your feet if you're not used to them and I have to get them fitted by a specialist, So I hope to be using normal ballet flats and adding the ribbon to them.