17th February 2012: Wig issues So I ordered my wig for this over a month ago and there's still no sign of it (it was dispatched on the 9th of January so I don't know if it was just delayed by Chinese New Years or what) leaving me with no wig for this cosplay *cries*
Fortunately, a friend at college gave me an idea which she used for her Drama. I have covered a black wig in talcum powder and it's given it the perfect colour, just have to hope it lasts the day :/
30th January 2012: Waistcoat It's finally finished! I stopped procrastinating and finished hemming it this morning.
The original plan for the waistcoat was to modify a shirt I already own but I wasn't really happy with the colour of it and it looked a bit odd.
Then when we went shopping for material for Hannah's cosplay I found this gorgeous linen which was perfect for paperboy!ciel, and was only £5 a meter, so I decided to buy it and make it from scratch.
The hardest part of this was the collar, as the faux velvet I used really did not want to co-operate with my sewing machine, but I'm relatively pleased with the end result.
14th January 2012: Progress This costume is actually pretty close to being completed now.
I finished the trousers yesterday and I'm really happy with how they look
I also added two extra buttons to the shirt because it was quite low
The waistcoat is half finished, I just need to hem it and add the pockets and buttons.
Hoping to have all of the sewing done by the end of the weekend so that I can concentrate on making Hannah's coat for her Grell cosplay!
8th January 2012: The Eyepatch I made the eyepatch for this cosplay this morning!
I made it out of medical supplies I 'borrowed' from my Mum xD and some white felt.
The front: A large white plaster stuck onto some white felt
The back: I added a cotton wool pad to the back to give it more padding and make it more comfortable
The straps. Thin white bandages made to hook over my ears and secured with hot glue.
Simple enough to make, but I'm really quite proud of it xD
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