1st February 2016: Upa baaaag! I decided to do this on a whim, just to give myself extra work...
Making plushes and bags to go with my cosplays is one of my favourite things, so I decided to make this one really squishy with wadding and interfacing c:
The outside body and the details are made of felt, the gold is bias and the lining is bi stretch. I've added the ears and straps to this since the photo, and I'm really proud of the face!
17th January 2016: Hat! Okay so this thing was the most daunting aspect of this cosplay: HOW DO??
The design is based off a mob cap, so I started out making a mock-up one of those and it honestly looked like I was trying to look like a Victorian baby. Sooo I tried again, this time using interfacing to give it some body , and that was a disaster too. It didn't have the right shape or body to it at all, and it was flimsy as heck.
TAKE THREE was third time lucky. This time I tried felting a hat/dome to use as a base and then covered it in spare dress fabric. Luckily I found a tutorial that involved using craft felt and it turned out pretty well and it was sturdy! Just to be sure, I gave it a thin coat of millinery solution and it did the trick brilliantly. Only a really good thump is going to squash this hat!
Covering it was pretty easy, as I could just stretch the fabric over the top until it was smooth. The brim is actually an offcut from the bottom of my dress, folded and gathered to fit. There's a bit of interfacing in there too, so it doesn't flop over my eyes c:
It's not perfect by any stretch or means, but I'm still pretty happy with it!
I just need the bows now!
(Please excuse the lighting, and my tired/ill face haha)
InfiniteJester - 9th November 2015
Ahhh, I can't wait to see you and James as Okabe and Mayuri <3
CrystalNeko - 23rd November 2015
Ahhh Midlands? I'd be tempted to whip together Makise for then :B You will be the cutest Mayuri!
TheStarlightFairy - 23rd November 2015
@crystalneko PLEASE BE CHRISTINA <3 I WILL GIVE YOU THE GRAND TOUR OF THE VENUE
MadameLapin - 2nd March 2016
So soooo pretty! Those colours look great on you <3
cowiee - 3rd March 2016
Oh goodness! You look adorable as her! :3
If you're looking for a Kurisu Makise, i have her planned and hoping to get her done this year ^_^
Mr. Sat-Ash - 3rd March 2016
Tutturu~ You're utterly adorable as Mayushii.
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