18th March 2013: Finished... sort of! I solved my tentacle woes with wrap-ties. The foam-coated wires were just the right diameter and length to fit inside the lagging. And now I've covered them in lime green jersey, added a creepy eyeball on the end of one, and made a corrugated card frame to keep them in place in the backpack.
All that's left is to find some cutesy pulshie keyrings to atatch to the backpack zipper, and decide on hairgrips (if any)
25th February 2013: Tentacle blues The polythene pipe lag has been cut to length, and now the shaping process begins. I've cut notches into the tubes to allow it to bend at sharper angles, but my glue is insuffient for the job at hand. I may have to buy a better impact adhesive, and ignore the "do not use on polythene" instructions (in a very well ventilated area obviously!)
15th February 2013: Just the props now The costume is all sorted, and I already have a black wig, now I just need to make the tentacles!
Current plan is fabric-covered pipe lagging (that wierd grey plastic foam stuff) bursting out from the backpack.
Looks normal from the front, but from the back... Aiieeee! XD
gaming_goddess - 18th January 2013
The Tentacle icon brought me here and loving the concept for this. Plushie tentacles are the perfect accessory for any school girl cosplay. Looking forward to seeing this :D
Nomes - 19th January 2013
I am intriguided by the tentacle icon.
cowiee - 20th March 2013
Wow, loving the bag! Nice cosplay too c:
PandoraCaitiff - 20th March 2013
Thank you all :)
I'm hoping to have some fun with this one at Expo (whilst maintaining a family friendly appearence in the presence of kids and parents, naturally!)
Coulvre - 23rd March 2013
You look suuuuper cute :"3
ToroSonyCat - 26th March 2013
I've seen photos of this already and you look amazing in it like wow you pull this look off so well but I never noticed the tentacle backpack?? That's so awesome and also hilarious, omg.
loramarsden - 16th April 2013
this looks so great, LOVE IT! :-D really x
DizzieDee - 2nd May 2013
This is pretty epic too xD love the tentacle backpack!
awesomeblossom - 6th May 2013
Haha very cute! Nice little tentacle monster :3
adamphillip - 14th August 2013
and we all know where this is going!
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