Hayate (Leafe) (Leafe Knight) - Pretear


Amecon 2012




J-Po posted on 8 January, 2012 - 19:34
not just awesome frikin awesome :P

SlimDefinition posted on 8 January, 2012 - 20:35
Thank you, heh. It'd be great to do this with you as Himeno.

InfiniteJester posted on 20 January, 2012 - 20:43
omg would love to see this! such an underloved series!

SlimDefinition posted on 21 January, 2012 - 17:27
I've only seen it recently and I loved it. I hope to do him for Amecon, so it's provisional at the moment. :-)

Leonie Heartilly posted on 29 May, 2012 - 16:06
Nice to see some Pretear love! I might cosplay Himeno one day

SlimDefinition posted on 29 May, 2012 - 16:20
Many series like this need more love. This one needs it a lot! For Amecon I hope to have Raye doing one of Himeno's casual outfits. Not sure about Archer, but she said she might do the Ice outfit. ^^' Let me know if you do, we can grab photos. :-)

Raye-chan posted on 30 May, 2012 - 16:49
PREAT WITH ME! xD hahaha x seriously though can not wait to wear Himeno with you, it makes sense to do the casual outfit, Hayate isn't transparent then *always nice, long beautiful hair......*

SlimDefinition posted on 30 May, 2012 - 19:40
So looking forward to it!!! ^_^' I am going to get his casual outfit done as well.

Raye-chan posted on 27 June, 2012 - 21:32
Yay Hayate progress ^_^ *rushes to work on Himeno* hehe

Zanzibar07 posted on 6 July, 2012 - 22:07
From what I have seen of your progress the tunic is comming along nicely, This Sasame is highly impressed!

SlimDefinition posted on 7 July, 2012 - 15:24
Glad you like. ^_^

CrystalNeko posted on 20 July, 2012 - 21:33
I am so excited for this cosplay like you wouldn't believe, I can't wait to see this in real life! You've done an amazing job on the costume, so nice Pretear is getting more love!

SlimDefinition posted on 20 July, 2012 - 22:06
Thanks Neko! Raye is doing Himeno and another friend is doing Sasame at Amecon with me. :-D

Zanzibar07 posted on 24 July, 2012 - 20:21
I am seriously impressed with how the unofficial debut of him turned out, In my oppinion Flawless!

SlimDefinition posted on 24 July, 2012 - 22:19
Thanks. :-) I wish I could have done better, but that's the perfectionist in me talking.

WhiteWraith posted on 8 January, 2014 - 10:52
This looks amazing :)

To-Do List

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Progress Journal

25th July 2012

Unofficial Debut

The unofficial debut for this costume was the AniMedia East Cosplay Picnic at Chapelfield Gardens (Norwich) on 21st July 2012.

The full debut will be at Amecon 2012.

20th July 2012

The finished costume!

I've now finished this outfit. It's taken a lot of fiddly jobs and modifications to get this one done, but done it is and I'm unofficially debuting him at the AniMedia East cosplay picnic, July 21st 2012.

His official debut will be at Amecon 2012.

19th July 2012

Top Almost Finished

Well the top is almost done now. Just a finger loop to add on to the end of each sleeve, and the emblem on the front of the top.
It's taken some awkward fiddling with the yellow twill fabric, and my stitching is still what I'd call that of an amateur, but I'm proud of it. ^_^

16th July 2012

Top and Flags

The top requires just three more parts to the detailing on the front, and flaps for the groin and backside still need to be sewn together. Almost there now.

6th July 2012

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

I have about half of the top's details completed now, and once it's finished I'll be working on the flaps. I've completed one shoulder pad ready to be sewn on to the top this evening, and if all goes as I want it to, I'll have the other done tomorrow. Both then might be sewn on by the end of the day. If there's any motivation time left over, I might tackle the top of the collar.

25th June 2012

Collar and Boots

I've done some work on the collar of the top, and so far it's looking good!
The white boots from China also turned up this morning, and they're a perfect it. ^_^

19th June 2012


I recently bought fabric for the burgundy/wine and golden yellow parts of Hayate's top.

Golden yellow - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/260477934919?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=...

Burgundy/Wine - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/280562231920?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=...

12th June 2012


It has taken quite some time to consider what boots to buy. I searched and searched and searched for a pair of knee high white boots in the UK that didn't have girly/stiletto heels, and all of them came up in China/Hong Kong/Shanghai. Any others were white wellies. So, I have had to go with a pair from Asia. I had to spend more than I wanted to, but the postage was free, so I guess it's worth it.

Now to wait 11-23 days for them to arrive. At least I have bought them in good time.

3rd May 2012

First parts have arrived!

I have bought a wig and a metal (silver) circular hair band that are on their way from China. I also bought a top and a gypsy skirt to modify which arrived today.

I have already unpicked the panels on the skirt so I have the front and back flaps in progress already.