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This film has come up in conversation a few times recently, and so I decided to rewatch it. I FORGOT HOW UTTERLY AWESOME IT WAS!

SOooooooo this, coupled with rereading the fairytale a few times has led me to wanting to cosplay this in the near future. It's a nice simple design so I may make it if I need a quick costume, or something to work on during uni.

Because the wig I'm using is a little darker than Thumbelina's hair, I'm going to use fabrics to match. So it'll look more like the DVD box art than in-movie colour-wise.

Shirt made from cotton jersey, sleeves stuffed with toy stuffing.
Corset made from duchess satin, using an adapted pattern.
Skirt made from bi-stretch (same as Ariel)
Forget-me-nots made from felt, with yellow fabric paint centres and sewn onto green lacing cord. They look delightfully rubbish and I don't even care XD

Worn at Amecon with SakuraHana as Cornelius. Please watch the video of us in the Omake! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwyiPqXNZPU (it wont embed)
Also worn at Midlands Expo 2013. It was great fun, other than that wearing ANYTHING that dangles (hair, capes etc) at an expo is asking for trouble. This is now soley a con cosplay.

To be worn at Ayacon 2013 as part of a non-Disney princess group!

Comments

Einmyria posted on 8 January, 2012 - 22:18
Amazing idea!! ^^

Devil_Trigger posted on 26 January, 2012 - 00:05
I need to watch this film as it looks cool, also looking at pictures I thinks ya'll suit her very well

cookiepianos posted on 12 February, 2012 - 13:16
Ooh, Thumbelina - that sounds great, I'll be interested to see this one finished! :D Though how will you be doing the hair? I wouldn't think they'd make wigs that long XD

TheStarlightFairy posted on 12 February, 2012 - 22:18
I already have a ginger wig, so I will probably just buy a ponytail extension for that c: It hopefully will make the ponytail look fabulous and layered :)

Siouxsie James posted on 13 February, 2012 - 21:47
I love thumbelina :') such a cool film!! Will be interesting to see x

Yasmia posted on 16 August, 2012 - 23:37
YOU SO GORGEOUS! This suits you so well! Great job :)

Relion posted on 19 August, 2012 - 15:02
I love disssssss as I told you, also you are the first Thumbelina cosplayer I have ever seen so you win by default obv

Freyarule posted on 19 August, 2012 - 21:08
My beautiful thumbelinaaaa <3 you have a lovely voice and it was awesome hanging out with you over Amecon!

Monkey posted on 19 August, 2012 - 22:10
Such an adorable Thumbelina! <3 First cosplay I've seen of it too! Yaaay! (ps: Rapunzel photos are coming! Sorry for being slow T__T)

TheStarlightFairy posted on 19 August, 2012 - 22:30
Thank you everyone ^^ (also, Monkey you don;t have to say sorry, silly! Take as much time as you need ^^)

Littlegeeky posted on 27 August, 2012 - 22:25
Not only is this cosplay just amazing but how beautiful are you?! My goodness woman you are god damn gorgeous! Amazing work!

MadameLapin posted on 27 August, 2012 - 22:41
Perfect Thumbelina! You're so beautiful ^^

HotshotShan posted on 28 August, 2012 - 10:47
You are so gorgeous and your Thumbelina is perfectly adorbs

BakaRinoa posted on 30 August, 2012 - 17:41
Awesome!! *_*

TheStarlightFairy posted on 30 August, 2012 - 22:20
Thank you so much everyone <3

Siouxsie James posted on 31 August, 2012 - 20:56
Nice pics ;) love the ocean skirt one!! :D

Einmyria posted on 1 September, 2012 - 18:16
Stunning as always! loved you in this ^^

CrystalNeko posted on 3 September, 2012 - 13:48
You are just the prettieeeeeest Thumbelina eveeeer! I loved your swooshy skirt so much, so... Swooshy! You were great in the omake too :3

Pandora-Chi posted on 4 September, 2012 - 20:03
You are one of the most beautiful Thumbelina's ever! so so stunning! <3

Anonymous posted on 10 December, 2012 - 19:22
You make a great Thumbelina, really stunning photos by MadameLapin of you as well. :) I think Raine too some photos of you at Ame? I need to prod her to get all her Ame photos up on the Blood/Sugar photobucket lol. Anyway, look fabulous as Thumbelina. Love it. :D

TheStarlightFairy posted on 10 December, 2012 - 23:13
Aww thank you everyone <3 @Pudding: Aaah I would love to see the ones Raine took!

Raine posted on 11 December, 2012 - 16:16
Sorry lovely! I was so sure I had uploaded them and linked them to you but I just looked and I dont have them on photobucket so I'm uploading them all now and I'll link you soon ^_^

Slinkachu posted on 2 March, 2013 - 22:58
So beautiful :3 such a pretty cosplay ^.^ such gd memories of thumbelina, very well done :)

puzzledpenguin posted on 2 March, 2013 - 23:07
Beautiful! You look just like her. :-)

TheStarlightFairy posted on 2 March, 2013 - 23:22
Thank you everyone <3

amayhun posted on 2 March, 2013 - 23:39
This is really beautiful. Looks amazing ♡

KiraraYumi posted on 3 March, 2013 - 13:11
Most adorable Thumbelina! You look so cute as her, and that skirt. SO VOLUMINOUS AND WONDERFUL!!

Telly posted on 3 March, 2013 - 13:20
Adorable!

Devil_Trigger posted on 3 March, 2013 - 18:36
Holy carp I love that new pic of you <3 you look so adorable! 8D

Kacela posted on 3 March, 2013 - 23:12
Absolutely gorgeous <3

Reve posted on 7 May, 2013 - 20:15
This is so lovely! Great work! =3

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Progress Journal

16th July 2012

Corset

Is done. Made from teal duchess satin :)
I now have a chain of forget me nots drying on a hanger, along with a forget-me-not hairband
Consider this cosplay DONE

3rd June 2012

Shirt

Despite my color scheme being more box-art-y, I've gone for more in-movie sleeves as they look cuter. The result is rubber-ring-arm-bands apparantly

Am quite happy with them, especially because if I get tired I have pillows on my shoulders to rest my head on XD

9th May 2012

Skirt

Started on the skirt today. Juuuust had enough material to make a full circle. I intended to make it so it would be one piece, but not enough fabric to do that so there will just have to be two seams rather than one :c

Full circle skirts are the best. Swooooosh

14/5/12- finally finished hemming this darn thing. Must be at least 5 metres circumference :/ But so swoopy

6th May 2012

Ponytail

Purchased a loooooong ponytail to match my wig so that I have crazy long hair :)

Oh word, why do I love the crazy long hair people