Elle Driver
Kill Bill Vol 1

Cosplayer: Ranma1-2

Variant: Nurse costume

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

22nd October 2012: making the dress curvy progress - with the dress on the dummy I drew on the curvey seam lines in pencil. Then cut and pinned. Front and back both curve in toward the armholes and this gives a lovely fitted shape to the dress.

29th September 2012: wip - tailoring the dress Since the uniform shape is so shapeless, I have started re-tailoring the whole thing into more of a fitted dress shape. All the pockets have been carefully unpicked and also the sleeves. Pic shows the dress pinned where I want my new seams to flow and make it very fitted around bust and waist.

28th August 2012: Base dress Nurse uniform dress arrived today. Dissapointed tbh ..Could it be any more shapeless? - it will need loads of alteration to get that sexy fitted look. So this how it looks before alteration.

23rd August 2012: Props Whilst on holiday I found a great syringe prop inside a gift shop. Its actually a novelty pen, but looks spot on for this cosplay even has the red liquid inside. The pen part is easliy removable. Just need to add a pretend 'needle' for theatrical impact.


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cosrai - 22nd August 2012
Good choice! This will be awesome!

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Nymphie - 23rd August 2012
I'm torn between squealing insanely and making so many 'Oh matron' jokes right now. I will definitely keep my eyes peeled at Expo for you. :)

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HotshotShan - 23rd August 2012
this will be so fabulous oh my goodness, can't wait to see progress!

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Captain_Marvelous - 23rd August 2012
Very cool will have to resist urge to touch inappropriately! <3

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Ranma1-2 - 23rd August 2012
Thanks guys. ^_^ Base uniform is ordered. Hopefully will just need to take in the seams to custom fit me in a nice curvy way -_^ When that is done I can show some progress pics.

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Captain_Marvelous - 29th August 2012
Ahaha like all nurses uniforms are like sexy fitted slut ones? XD generically Nurse unifroms are just literally tubes of fabric with collars. XD

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Ranma1-2 - 29th August 2012
Its how I pictured nurses uniforms ..but yeah lots of altering to make this one fit all nice and curvey. Curvey is good. ^_^

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Fizzykat - 14th September 2012
AHHHH yes! i love this film! you will look great has her, you need to learn her whistle tune ;)

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Ranma1-2 - 19th September 2012
Hi mogwai k ..yep have her whistle tune down pat ..also for Sun masquerade performance. ;)

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Ragepotato - 11th October 2012
Oh dear lord, If I don't see you during the day i'm coming to the masq on sunday just for this.
Amazing stuff!

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Ranma1-2 - 11th October 2012
Aww Phixix, thank you. Hope we meet up at Expo. :) I will be wearing it all day Sun so theres a good chance you will see it during the day. And yes masquerade slot is confirmed in the Sun masquerade. Im just editing the audio track for it now..incl the whistling song :P

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Ros3ify - 12th October 2012
Hey excellent outfit! I cant wait to see you on stage. Unfortunately there were too many people wanting to perform so we were declined for a place Q.Q But i will sure enjoy your performance as normal :D

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Ranma1-2 - 12th October 2012
Ros3ify - Thankies, I hope you enjoy the performance :P - join in the clapping song at the end!..you'll see what I mean when it starts up. ^^ Awwww but.. no performance slot for you this time :( ..Dont let it stop you dancing tho! - I expect to see you dancing all over the Expo weekend. ^_^

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SafiBear - 30th October 2012
Saw your masq performance! :D you looked so awesome

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Ranma1-2 - 31st October 2012
Thank youuuuu. Ill get some pics up soon. :)

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Zedela - 31st October 2012
Hey! You looked so fabulous, and your performance was epic!! :DD Once Galaxia is finished we must sort out a sailor stars photoshoot! :DD

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Ranma1-2 - 31st October 2012
Yeeeees Sailor Stars photoshoot will be Awesome. :)

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PandoraCaitiff - 31st October 2012
Oh that was you on Sunday? You looked awesome (and it was suitably sinister and unnerving for Halloween!)

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Ranma1-2 - 2nd November 2012
Yep that was my Sunday cosplay. Thanks, I was going for drama with this one. :)

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street-angel - 2nd November 2012
Wow I had no idea you had so many props @>@

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Ranma1-2 - 3rd November 2012
Yes ^_^ I thought it was the best way to do this performance. Props I made were mainly cardboard and carried on by the stage crew. My friend told me 'next time less props more costume' :P

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Lady-Aira - 14th November 2012
Loved your performance hun! :D Was great chatting to you backstage too!! We were clapping for you too -^^-

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springinstep - 14th November 2012
I loved seeing you in the masquerade! (shame you had that drum performance going through most of it though) Wonderful props as well.

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Ranma1-2 - 14th November 2012
Thanks for your comments guys. :)
Yeah those Japanese drums kinda killed the whole mood setting of my audio track. ..What can we do? I hope they dont have them playing through masquerade again. Props - I will write some explanantion about those in the costume information above.

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KhaosKreator - 20th November 2012
Fantastic idea!

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Ranma1-2 - 20th November 2012
Cheers Tab. I missed you!

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DuskatNight - 25th November 2012
This was wonderful to watch, especially from the sidelines. You did an awesome, like usual. :)

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Ranma1-2 - 27th November 2012
Thanks DuskatNight, I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

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Anime_Angel - 29th November 2012
that is epic, I was wondering who you were at expo lol

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Ranma1-2 - 29th November 2012
Cheers Rik. ^_^

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Anime_Angel - 30th November 2012
no I was at October Expo, but I was kinda having a break from cosplay most the time, only time I cosplayed is when I did the Kigurumi thing (anime masks) lol

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1000014 - 11th March 2013
Fuuuuuu we never knew you did this O........o;;;;;

stunning as always

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Ranma1-2 - 11th March 2013
Thanks. ^_^ Hope to meet you guys again at the next Expo.

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Frederica la Noir - 17th March 2013
Wow absolutely brill! You always do such epic jobs with your cosplays <3 xxx

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Ranma1-2 - 17th March 2013
Aww thanks, you're very kind. ^_^

I def want to wear this again at an Expo.

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Heorot - 25th March 2013
Ahh this is wick! I so wish I'd been at the masq to see this

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jessliekspie - 5th May 2013
I love this costume so much! I wish I saw you when I was at this expo!

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Ranma1-2 - 6th May 2013
Thank youuuu ^_^ I shall wear this again sometime..and iron it next time. Darn that packing making it all creased up!