Rinoa Heartilly - Final Fantasy VIII




Looking forward to my first cosplay! ^^ I'm going to be making the Blaster Edge too, though in game images of it are too pixelated and the Rinoa figurine variant looks... well naff! So it's going to be a bit more imaginative!


J-Po posted on 19 April, 2011 - 19:22
rinoa is deff a fun cosplay to do :D woot for sassy girls :D

SakuraWings posted on 19 April, 2011 - 21:35
I'm so looking forward to it! I'll be looking out for all other FF characters at the expo - be warned! XD

FusionRose posted on 26 April, 2011 - 22:39
That fabric is gorgeous, can't wait to see more progress x.

BabemRoze posted on 27 April, 2011 - 06:42
Yay! The world needs more Rinoas! <3

PapercutPerfect posted on 8 May, 2011 - 11:38
Looking forward to this! 8D

Newdles posted on 31 July, 2011 - 22:13
You looked amazing :-) I'm sure my dad will have taken one of you (I was Emma Frost). I shall chase this photo issue - you must have some cos you looked so badass!

SakuraWings posted on 15 August, 2011 - 15:16
Aww thanks! :) I will upload my photos eventually. I saw you in the masquerade too! You were awesome! It must've been very warm wearing the cape when they sent us outside to queue up! I nearly melted!

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Progress Journal

27th July 2011


Yes! It's complete!!! Well, the costume is. I haven't got round to painting the Blaster Edge and it's holder yet. (That will be done tomorrow!) I've gone and done something mad in submitting my entry to the masquerade. It's the first time I've cosplayed... I hope it goes okay! It was a crazy decision but the e-mail's been sent now! XD

13th July 2011

Tackling the duster

So it begins... I've cut out the shapes required based on the shape of an old tank top I have. I hope they're right. Also, I've managed to find some thick white fabric for the wing pattern without paying an extortionate amount of money for it (thank you Art Department teachers!) Now, to the sewing machine!!!

17th May 2011

Necklace ordered!

I ordered Rinoa's necklace today! It should arrive in a few weeks! I'll be able to work on the cosplay more in the coming weeks!

26th April 2011

The button dilemma

Okay, so now the entire bottom half of the costume's sorted! Am I cheating by buying a denim skirt??? And a dilemma now because the buttons on the skirt are so pretty, bronze with patterns on, kinda Dissidia-like... But there's five of them and I had already bought three correct silver buttons to replace them... grrr. I think they look too nice to cut off!
Also, I was planning on using a pair of dark brown military boots I've already got, but then I saw a pair of rather accurate black ones on sale for £10! :D For that price, its fingers crossed they don't fall apart at the Expo...