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Seung Mina - Halloween 07 by cera Seung Mina - Halloween 07 by cera
I started this costume for 2006 but didn't leave myself nearly enough time to work on it so it got pushed back a year...with a detour to plan my wedding and get married:)

All of the pieces I made from scratch, NO PATTERNS! The boots are the one big exception, I bought boots at Target and then painted them red and made the necessary additions.

View separate shots of the main pieces here [link]
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Top to bottom, here are the pieces and any unusual work done:
Headband: Made from knit fabric with hand painting of dragon-ish logo
Fake bangs: Since mine are bleach blonde
Hair bands: Pink ones made with purchased blue elastics on top
Earrings: Bought at Claires, took them apart and used the base, added brown suede to the outside
Top: This was the MOST trouble! Hand painting of the dragon on the back that I am VERY proud of!!! :D
Gloves: Actually they are two pieces. The bottom layer is the red gloves with the cut off fingers glued to cut off socks, with the brown and yellow bands painted on. The top layer is the cuff with the silver ring attached.
Skirt/Fancy Loincloth: Hand painted dragon logo on front and back pieces. Adjusted a pair of white undies to work under the costume, wore them over my nylons.
Boots: Socks have hand painted brown and yellow bands, boots bought at Target and painted red. Added the cuffs on top and brown strappy thing over the top of the foot.
Halberd: For the weapon I used my color guard flag pole, covered it with red fabric, carved holes in styrofoam balls, painted them yellow, made blade out of cardboard and duct tape:)

I think that's all. Hope you like it, it was fun to finally put the whole thing together after so much work!

*EDIT* I forgot to link pics of the character...btw she's from Soul Calibur II ;) Go here to see screen caps [link]
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:iconjagerschnitzelananas:
you make a fabulous Seong Mi-Na! this ma be the best cosplay of her I've seen yet
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vitaminanime Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011
awesomeness!
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JohanSutherland Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh man I wana cosplay now XD Great costume, and you look like you had great fun. Thanks for the share, you're an awesome mina ;)
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NintendoStarKnight Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, the costume suits you. You look just like her.
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trumi Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2008
Hmm.Funny and very interresting.
Mina would be proud of you.
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cera Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2008
:) thanks!
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misaokiley Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2008
u did awesome! btw u have stunning legs! :P
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cera Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2008
LOL, I have stunning panty hose! Thanks though! :blowkiss:
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xailachan Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2008
OMG! This is awesome and I like it. And its over *TEN THOUSAND* bonus points for the colourguard pole. GO FLAGS! ♥
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cera Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2008
lol, thanks! I can't bring myself to take it apart just yet. Maybe when the weather gets warmer and I might actually use the flag:)
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