Cheria Barnes
Tales of Graces

Cosplayer: Natsumi

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

This costume has not been worn at any events yet.

6th August 2013: Pleates defeated. Another thing almost checked off my list today! Day of productivity, joy joy.
The skirts been relatively problem free so far, the purple sections more or less complete, I need to make a black underskirt with a possibly layer of netting in between just to give the skirt the extra lift it has on Cheria. Also need to find or make the decorative gold hoop on Cherias belt/skirt. Guess I'll just have to keep my eyes peeled for things of that size and shape.. x3

6th August 2013: Testing... ...So in theory this might work as long as I've got my measurements correct.
If the holes still distort the bodice shape I might try putting a panel of white fabric behind the criss crosses to at least give the illusion there are holes.

6th August 2013: Finally made a start orz So today I actually made a proper start on this costume. Pretty bad considering I put this up as in progress a year ago... welp..
Anyway managed to get a good chunk done. Here's my progress on the bodice, the main challenge I've found is trying to figure out a solution to stop the crisscross cut out pattern from distorting the shape of the bodice too much!

I have a few ideas of how I can go about it... So fingers crossed. I've found lining the bodice to work out pleasantly well, makes for a neater edge for the appliqué patterns.

5th July 2012: Nothing to see. :p Since I have no fabrics at all, I'm starting with the more solid pieces. Basically the only thing that's solid... being the central brooch... looks the most fun to do so....

(I've made a start! Joy. XD)

Will probably make a set of throwing knives, just not sure what type yet. :)

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sarmander - 22nd June 2012
Aah, she looks so cute!!! =D Fab choice~

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Ino - 1st July 2012
Ahhh now I know who this is! I love her outfit :D But Richard ... omg that would be epic *___* I may have to join you for this~~

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birds-hate-flying - 6th July 2012
...heh heh "interesting" sleeves, yes, you are a masochist but then we all know you'll make them look fantastic. Now, go forth and be piiiiiiiiiiiiiiiink.

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Dark_Angel_15 - 22nd October 2012
looking forward to seeing your cheria ;D

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KiraraYumi - 24th October 2012
Cheria! <3 I can't wait to see this! Her Japanese outfits would be awesome to see as well, hope you get around to 'em sometime 8D

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TheStarlightFairy - 12th December 2013
You look fantastic as Cheria! Great job <3

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InfiniteJester - 12th December 2013
You look perfect as Cheria!