27th September 2008: Sakura wig progress [27/09/08] Yes I know the progress picture is terrible, I had to use the flash because of the bad lighting in my room - this leads to making the wig look like a horrible party wig D8
But anyway here's what the wig looks like so far. It's a tad shorter than how I would've liked it but I can fix that by adding in wefts. The little antennaes are horrible to work with and won't stay in place!! I keep on forcing them to stay backwards but it keeps on redirecting themselves to the right of the wig, raah! But I'm not too bothered, it's an improvement from my previous wig where the antennae's just flopped down! [Although it's probably due to bad hairspray rather than the actual wig!]
In addition I've made the wig flick out slightly [it's also an attempt to make it look longer than it really is XD] - I wanted to make this wig as accurate as possible! Although if it doesn't look right on my head then I might wash it out - the funny thing is that it's rock solid XDD
The wig is a lighter shade, way more accurate than my previous wig! ^_^
All I have left to do is to trim it, glue/sew in the wefts and continue to flick out the sides and back.
PinkCharlieBear - 10th November 2007
Sakura-chan you must also add progress shots, your cosplay is looking great!!! X3
Cosplex - 15th November 2007
Yes, I think I ended up having several tantrums about those coins!! A freind ended up making about 150 for me out of aluminium sheet metal, they were then spraypainted gold.
Good Luck with the rest of the construction, I can't wait to see this!!
CrystalNeko - 15th November 2007
I be putting up progress shots as soon as i cut out the strip on the skirt xD
And aluminium sheet metal? cool! =D Thanks lex! ^^ I was struggling on thinking what to make those coins out of! XD I was looking at loooads of different Sakura's just to have an idea on what I should make my coins out of xD and thank you! =D
Anonymous - 25th November 2007
Wheee!!! Looking good so far! I envy people who can sew~!!!! (I kept ended up pricking my fingers with the needle) Can't wait to see it finish! And good luck with all those coins... x_x
CrystalNeko - 26th November 2007
Thank yous Cat_Cat! X3 And in all honestly I really can't sew! XD; I've pricked myself with the needle so many times! O_O; and it took me several go's just to hem the skirt xD; and thank you again! =D I'll need the luck xD;
Fizzykat - 20th January 2008
CrystalNeko this is looking amazing!!!!! i cant wait to see it finished!! ^_^
Mungojerrie - 17th February 2008
Omg this is looking awesome so far!! =D
Ichigo-Chan - 18th February 2008
I'll say your pretty lucky that you don't live near me otherwise I would have stolen your costume lol
Anyway your making great progress with your costume and you look kawaii with the wig. Can't wait to see the finished result!
Odd-One-Out - 19th February 2008
Wow, I'm flattered at your enthusiasm to have a photo taken with me, it makes me feel like a tourist attraction LOL!
Yes we shall definitely see each other at the Expo :D I see what you meant on the forums about the coins on the dress, it's definitely getting there *thumbsup*
Mungojerrie - 22nd February 2008
You're making such good progress with the costume! xD I'm amazed at how quickly you work lol. xD This looking absolutely brilliant, can't wait to see the finished costume CN =)
CrystalNeko - 22nd February 2008
Aww thanks for the comments! =D
@Ichigo: Lol aww thanks! I'm glad the wig looks okay to others at least... I think it looks horrid on me personally xD;; Though it could just be my wig hatred xD [Ironic as I have loads of cosplays planned that involves a wig xD;;]
@Odd One Out: Ah that's no problem! xD You may as well be a tourist attraction with your cosplay! xP
@Freya: Lol and I'm only working quickly because I -REALLY- want to work on Garnet now! Mainly because I want to go back to working on the sewing machine instead of just lying on the sofa/bed/chair/where ever with a thread and needle XD
MoonLily - 23rd February 2008
Wooooo progress! I love progress pictures and you have tons! Look at all those coins, lol. XD You're going to jingle alot. :P
Manga Girl - 11th March 2008
I'm really loving this costume! I'm really looking forward to seeing it in May! :D
Hexi - 10th April 2008
AH! Neko-chan! it's looking awesome! can't wait to see this! ><
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