Alice Liddell
American McGee's Alice: Madness Returns

Cosplayer: Alyx

Variant: Misstitched

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

3rd November 2011: *moved from photos hobby horse progress

19th October 2011: *moved from photos* finished doll face

19th October 2011: *moved from photos* Wig

19th October 2011: *moved from photos* finished necklace

19th October 2011: *moved from photos* progress

17th October 2011: FUUUUUUUU--- This hobby horse is going out the window I swear!! I have spend all afternoon trying to paint this thing, and I still HATE it!! I never ever ever want to paint wood grain ever ever again!!! This has got so many coats of paint on it, it just kept going wrong, and now the paint is starting to crack!! FML!

13th October 2011: Gloves I Started the gloves today, They don't look too bad, I used white parts of my original Midna suit, it felt so good to cut it up!! Lol. I painted on the Green stripes, using acrylic paint. Last night I actually did the stripes with a marker pen and it went perfectly! But.. the pen ran out on the last stripe! OTL

Anyway, I like the colour I got mixing the paints, and.. is.. messy to say the least, but my excuse is.. that the stripes aren't supposed to be straight anyway!! Lol.

It also dawned on me today, Every single piece of fabric that has a pattern on it (apart from the tights) for this costume, has been hand painted, even down to the pockets! Sandysuicide is just amazing! And I still can't thank her enough, the effort she has put into creating this, and getting the fabrics and the look just right is amazing! and I love her to bits! What a star! <3

12th October 2011: More hobby horse progress! More Progress on the Hobby horse. The rope mane has been made out of model magic, and yeah.. that's totally a big yogurt pot at the bottom of the head, I know.. I'm such a pro!! Lol. Next is paining!

11th October 2011: Hobby Horse Just a quick photo to show the sort of size this is. I've just given it another coat of glue to make it hard, and hopefully tomorrow I can start molding bits onto it and then its just painting! :D

11th October 2011: Update!! Okay so..

Today I got my boots through.. FINALLY and.. they didn't fit u_u well, I say that, they fit my feet, actually they're a bit big, but..my calves are ALSO too big *cries* stupid fat legs *mumble mumble* ANYWAY I have found a way around it as the boots are so nice, and I really can't afford to spend anymore money, I have cut them up!

They were knee high boots, and as my legs are so short, they were actually too long anyway and went above my knee, so they would have had to be changed whether they fit around my legs or not! So I put them on as much as I could, and it turns out it was only the top buckle section that didn't fit, so I marked dots all the way around and making sure to be careful with the zip, cut the whole top off, about 4 inches actually.

So now they only have 3 buckles, and don't go all the way up to my knees, but I must say.. it looks pretty good if I do say so myself, I just have to seal the top and paint over the scuffs(they were used when I bought them, £90 pair of boots for £30!) and that's it!

As for the dress, sandysuicide has finished it, and it was posted special delivery today, so I should have it quite soon!! I hope!! *touches wood* Then all that is left to do is finish the Hobby horse and make the gloves!!

So it's all coming together! Who would have that a couple of months ago this wasn't even planned! :D

24th September 2011: Doll Face!! Perfect doll face for Alice's bow!! I just need to paint it all... creepy XD

oh.. and also.. STILL NO BOOTS!!!! ヽ(≧Д≦)ノ

22nd September 2011: Update Well everything is going well!! Sandysuicide is working her ass off to get this done for me, and she is amazing!! I'm so happy with how it is looking!

I received the wig yesterday and it is PERFECT! Although I am a little confused... I ordered the wig, and the boots.. on the same day. How has the wig from China.. got here, and the boots.. from Newcastle have not!! What gives!!

Anyway, I will be ordering the hobby horse today so I can start customizing it, and I should have the necklace complete by this evening too.

Then all it is, is making the dolls head, doing the horse, and waiting! IM SO EXCITED ITS UNREAL!!!

18th September 2011: Apron moved from photos

18th September 2011: so far moved from photos

18th September 2011: Skirt More progreeeess!! eeeeeeeeeeeeeeep!! XD

16th September 2011: Collar Pink collar painted with the teal pattern :D

16th September 2011: More shirt progress *happy dance*

sandysuicide modelling the progress so far!!

15th September 2011: Shirt Progress I dont understand how someone can be patient enough to sew on ribbon... after ribbon.. after ribbon.. Girl you are amazing, and it is looking fantastic!!

I'm so excited to have this costume!!

I'm the luckiest girl in the woooorld! <3

15th September 2011: Fabrics Here are some of the fabrics that sandysuicide has bought for this costume! <3

11th September 2011: Wig This is the wig I have bought. It is the perfect shape, and from the looks of the photo, it isn't completely black, which is good, as Alice's hair in Wonderland had a red/brown tinge to it.

10th September 2011: Omega Necklace Started making the Omega necklace today, It is such a simple shape I have just moulded it out of model magic, which I will then paint, and attach to a pink ribbon.

I have made it slightly oversized, I thought it would look better this way with the style of the dress, to match the oversized buttons, big collar, and oversized bow.

7th September 2011: Boots Won on ebay!!

£80 boots for £26... score!! :D

.. I know alice doesn't wear heeels but... my short ass needs 'em!!


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Anonymous - 31st August 2011
Man they're all so amazing, it's hard to decide! But I think you'd look adorable in Late but Lucky.

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L4dyPaiNe_X - 31st August 2011
Awsome! I'm planning to do this for halloween we should hook up and do a shoot :D You would suit royal dress with red/white hobby horse. I haven't decided on a variation yet too much to choose from :D

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Alyx - 31st August 2011
Thanks guys, I really don't know which one to choose, although I think I have decided that I want to make one of the Hobby Horse varients as my weapon!! God I love that weapon!! <3

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L4dyPaiNe_X - 31st August 2011
oh yes some hilarious moments I have had with that weapon

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Leolarua - 31st August 2011
i love the siren dress the most, its so pretty. also i want to make the unicorn hobby horse so bad, its just so damn awesome

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JaeXD - 31st August 2011
I didn't even know this game was out.

Cheshire Cat, all the way. Loved his voice in the first game.

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Anonymous - 31st August 2011
Ooh the makeup test is wonderful! You look gorgeous, and you're definitely gonna suit this so much!

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Wow, make-up test is stunning! you really suit it honey, like srsly amazing.

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Plasticsharkattack - 31st August 2011
That makeup test is STUNNING <3

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Lozzie - 31st August 2011
your eyes look gorgeous on the make up test <3

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sandysuicide - 1st September 2011
so hot it hurts <3

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Pandora-Chi - 1st September 2011
I agree the makeup is amazing on you!! <3 I can't wait to see which one you'll choose cos you're gonna look stunning either way!

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Debbie Ella - 1st September 2011
Absolutely gorgeous make-up! Def looking forward to seeing this finished, as always with your work! ^^

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Nachtangel - 2nd September 2011
The make looks awesome, as pretty and amazing as all the dresses are I think you should go for the Fleshdress like you had wanted to before, I just think you would rock the hell outta that dress~

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ToroSonyCat - 7th September 2011
Ooh, I love your make-up test!

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Anime_Angel - 13th September 2011
when it comes to make up, you are the best ever^__^

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Alyx - 13th September 2011
Thank you so much guys!! <3 *blushes*

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FlyingMammal - 15th September 2011
You are going to look totally fantastic! I SERIOUSLY CAN NOT WAIT to see this. It will be my last one too, so I'm glad I will get to see brilliant cosplay! She must have lots of patients with those ribbons. Dress is looking Great!!

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eternal_aranel - 16th September 2011
Looks amazing! You'll suit this so much!
Just one thing, I think it would look slightly better if you managed to get ahold of thicker striped tights....but I know what a pain they are too find!

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Manga Girl - 20th September 2011
What day are you wearing this as I would LOVE to get photos with you in my Hysteria mode Alice :D

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cowiee - 21st September 2011
i really really love your make up test! It stands out beautifully!

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Moonchild - 21st September 2011
Progress is looking great so far & I LOVE the make-up test and wig <3
I think if I like the game (which I probs will xD) I will be very tempted to do her Wonderland dress, reminds me of the Little Sisters in Bioshock so much!

Can't wait to see more progress!

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Anonymous - 28th September 2011
What you have so far is amazing !!! i love it cant wait to see it completed !!! :D x

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Plasticsharkattack - 2nd October 2011
Seriously, the progress is just AWESOME <3

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Anime_Angel - 8th October 2011
your costume is legend^_^

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ember329 - 8th October 2011
It looks amazing,can't wait to see it!

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ToroSonyCat - 10th October 2011
Awesome!! I love it :D

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Thirteenthesia - 12th October 2011
Coming together really nicely!

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sandysuicide - 13th October 2011
I know somebody who loves you very much and sewed her ass off just so you can look gorgeous in a dress, but then again... you dont need a dress to look gorgeous <3 i cannot wait for the box to arrive and see you in everything T.T

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Plasticsharkattack - 13th October 2011
This really is just coming together so AMAZINGLY.

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Tedward - 13th October 2011
Oooh love the creepy doll face !!

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Toshi-chan - 17th October 2011
This is looking amazing! Your going to make a brilliant Alice!! :)

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MocoCocoZombie - 18th October 2011
LOVELY !!! *dies*¨<3

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FlyingMammal - 18th October 2011
omgomgomgogmogmogmgomomgogmogmogmg WOW!!! I REALLY REALLY REALLY can't wait to see this in person!!!!!!!!! Sorry if I go a little crazy.. ^ ^

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gaming_goddess - 19th October 2011
the progress is looking frightful :P Really love it! The dolls face is just too creepy :)

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Athora.x - 19th October 2011
IT LOOKS AMAZING!!! you look so gorgeous, it really suits you! can't wait to see this in person girl! ^^ xx

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Ranma1-2 - 19th October 2011
Awww sweetie, that darn hobby horse! lol You have laboured over that, but you won in the end. :D
Good call on the boots too. ;) Hope I spot you in this over the weekend.

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Pandora-Chi - 19th October 2011
Despite what's going wrong with the prop, I still think it's amazing progress :) Also the dress and wig suits you so so much and the make up is just gorgeous on you! Hope to see this at expo! x

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Leolarua - 19th October 2011
this is so badass,hope to see you at expo

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My__RoadOfBlood - 20th October 2011
As I said on facebook, you look gorgeous and so does this costume, as well as the Hobby Horse. <3

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alytheluvly - 20th October 2011
Oh wow this looks great!! Hope I see you at expo! ^_^

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ammersXamphetamine - 20th October 2011
you are really pretty :)
and i love this! :D

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ToroSonyCat - 20th October 2011
I love it! So perfect!! *__*

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SilentDragonfly - 22nd October 2011
Looks amazing. You did a great job. :)

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Athora.x - 1st November 2011
You look SOOO amazing! gutted I didn't see you!!

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Amy-Lou - 1st November 2011
You look great! I love that hobby horse and your makeup, you really got all the finishing touches :D

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Kacela - 1st November 2011
Love it! You look awesome. Great job =]

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FlyingMammal - 1st November 2011
you were more than amazing!!! wish i'd seen you for longer. your hobby horse was great!! but I said all this in person so I won't ramble on hehe. much love x

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ElegantAura - 16th November 2011
Absolutely outstanding! I've yet to play this game but you've worked this costume ever so well, and you suit Alice perfectly ^_^

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MocoCocoZombie - 3rd January 2012
ur make-up is amazing!! :D *the rest to but,i love ur eyes* :3

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ArcaneArchery - 22nd March 2013
Great costume and some superb work on the props – the wood grain effect on the hobbyhorse is so realistic