Ion Fortuna - Trinity Blood


London MCM Expo May 2013

Showcased 13th July 2015 What is this?


I'll admit I'm not overly happy with this. I had so many issuse at the start of this project that delayed alot and pushed everything back, that I felt I didnt even get properly started on it till 2 and a bit months before the event. At which point I'd become so stressed and anxious as to if I'd have it done in time or not that I felt I mucked up the smallest eaesyst thing. The hat was made twice as well as the top arm sleeves. I felt it needed so much more detail and was so plain comperad to the art work, I'm hoping to go back a work more on this now for the next time I wear it. Also I never got to finish my sword in time so had nothing to pose with which was awkard.

I used velour/velet as my main fabric for the deep colours, along with foam and worbla for the armor. It was my first time using worbla and making any kind of armor so please be kind >_< so much hand sewing went in to this even tho it dosent look like it t_t I was even hand sewing stuff in my lunch break at work >_<;

I have to say a massive thank you to Crackle who actually gave up a few hours of her life to help me with this and keeping me sane through out the making of it and also for helping me get dressed the morning of the con along with SnippingTiger <3 Without you two girls I'd have probaly just rolled around in bed all day like a whale <3

Going to possably re-wear to Ayacon or Glasgow ComicCon.

WhiteWraith posted on 30 May, 2013 - 15:55
You looked so amazing as Ion! the detail is incredible :)

ZOMBIEfurby posted on 30 May, 2013 - 16:02
This is so stunning especially in person just so amazing *^*

Neverforever posted on 2 June, 2013 - 20:00
Ahh thank you~~ >\\<

Pandora-Chi posted on 10 June, 2013 - 17:32
I almost didn't recognize it was you! There's soooo much detail I dunno where to look!! you should be proud of this!! it's so so stunning and the armour work is well done <3 <3

InfiniteJester posted on 10 June, 2013 - 18:56
This looked amazing when I saw it - you're inspiring me to finally read this manga!

Neverforever posted on 13 June, 2013 - 21:13
Ah thank you both!! ^^~ An yay! You must read it InfiniteJester, tis so good ^^

Kei Lin Sama posted on 15 June, 2013 - 02:07
Amazing attention to detail on this costume. Your Ion Fortuna was incredibly striking from a distance and even more beautiful close up. Please post more photos!

Sephirayne posted on 15 June, 2013 - 19:03
Wow! Fantastic Ion. You look great. Love all the detail work. I'm doing Trinity Blood at Ayacon so I hope you do rewear as I would love to have a picture with you.

HattireandWhimsy. posted on 8 February, 2014 - 23:57
Tovarish<3 So pretty *v* One day I will finish Radu and we can be fabulous together! Arabian too. x3

Neverforever posted on 13 March, 2014 - 13:34
Tovarish <3 Ahh yes please!! I'm really looking forward to seeing your finished Radu <3 we need to sort a shoot at some point <3 and Arabian desgin too <3 <3

InfiniteJester posted on 13 July, 2015 - 17:32
Congrats on the show case hunni! Well deserved!

Redstar posted on 14 July, 2015 - 10:30
Wow, the costume is amazing. How did you make the chest plate and shoulder armor?

drop pendent/beads
earing hooks
cotton (for hand stiching)
Jewelry bits/ plate/ connectors
Blue fabric 2mt
acrylic sew-on
white fabric 1mt
Red fabric 5mt
heavy intetfacing
Armor bits

Total cost: £0.00

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