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Photoset: Reindeer Jude, Tales of Xillia

Slightly late but here, have a festive photoset!

This year I made Anna from Frozen, but didn’t have time for a proper shoot before Christmas (that’s what happens when you make a costume in 5 days, I suppose!). But last year I made Jude Mathis from Tales of Xillia in his Christmas costume, a Santa-themed Reindeer. I did a little photoset or him last year with tons of seasonal treats and cookies. Some of them are a little compilation of photos, happy and festive!

Photos by Frazzy

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Photoset: Jude Mathis, Tales of Xillia

Poor old blog, one day I’ll remember to update you regularly! You must feel so neglected.

But while I’ve not been blogging much, I’ve still been crafting! Here’s my most recent costume, Jude Mathis from Tales of Xillia. Alnwick Garden had winter illuminations this year, which were perfect to recreate Fennmont, one of the main cities in the game, so we went adventuring for some photos!

I want to do a better shoot with props and weapons soon, and at least some with my lovely Milla (Lex Cosplay), so this certainly won’t be the last of Jude!

Photos by Arphrial

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Japan Expo: 1 Month to Go!

Japan Expo (held in Paris, France) is roughly a month away, and I’m absolutely terrified. I’ve never been to Japan Expo before so it’s a whole new experience, and there are so many amazing things happening there!! There’ll be tons of people from World Cosplay Summit 2013 there too so I can’t wait to see everyone again!

There are some amazing Tales of events happening, including the Tales of Ambassador competition. I’m entering this year (not that I think I have any chance to win – but nevermind!) and I can’t wait to meet more Tales fans there! And of course I can’t wait to go and see European Cosplay Gathering (ECG) for myself on the huge Japan Expo stage!

My current costume lineup is this: Madoka Kaname (Puella Magi Madoka Magica), Elize Lutus (Tales of Xillia), Rita Mordio (Tales of Vesperia) & Alicia (Tales of Zestiria).

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Elize and Rita are both very simple costumes, but it means it’s less to pack and easier to wear. I also have one more super secret silly awesome costume in the works, but I can’t say anything about that yet!

Alicia’s armour is still underway so she has the most left to finish, but hopefully I’ll get her done soon with a few days of hard work ahead to get it all out of the way, tried and tested.
Madoka & Rita are almost done; just finishing touches to go, but they’re all time consuming and as always I’m just really impatient. It’s things like handsewing small details, bits of unpicking and resewing.. all of the little jobs I hate doing!
And thankfully Elize is a teeny job. I’m waiting on my hoodie arriving but otherwise she’s pretty much done! I’m probably looking forward to having an excuse to carry Teepo around with me the most!

So right now.. I should probably get back to sewing. There’s a lot of exciting stuff happening (and I’m about to send off my application for ECG this year too!) but time is just zooming past and I have so much to do!!

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World Cosplay Summit 2013 – Pictures

World Cosplay Summit was a month ago now, so here’s a post of WCS “In Pictures”! Most of these are mine and some are from all over the internet, but they’re all here in a little collection of highlights of WCS for Team UK!

A lot of these photos are personal I guess, but I really wanted to show how much fun WCS was in all aspects. It’s not all serious business over there, and getting to hang out with the other teams was easily the best part of it all!

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