Yuna - Floral Fallal
Final Fantasy X-2

Cosplayer: Freyarule

Variant: Floral Fallal (special dress sphere)

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

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26th May 2010: YAH Listing as completed because all that's left to do is to style the wig which I'll do Friday possibly.

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

24th May 2010: The giant flower of doom has been CONQUERED! So, I bought some more yellow fabric paint and have done the yellow bits on the petals and base. The base hoop pattern, I used a stencil for that I crafted but it's such a shitty stencil job >_> but ah well, it looks decent I suppose. But yes, the flower is done! Pictures will come tomorrow, and now I can work on the white floaty bits. The wig will be styled at the apartment in London, with everyone to help so I don't make a cock-up of it! fun times.

23rd May 2010: flower = 90% done all petal structures have been made and silked. Am now doing the yellow bits, firstly spraying on diluted fabric paint. If that doesn't show up to well I'll do some more spraying and if that fails then it'll be a case of using up loads of fabric paint (and I have a feeling if that happens I'll be taking a trip to fabricland again ^^;;;)

21st May 2010: Yeah TOP PETAL HAS BEEN OWNED!! and shown who da boss!

Done structures of three petals out of bamboo sticks :) half covered one with silk, and will silk the other two tomorrow, and then see what I can do with the last two petals. AWESOME

21st May 2010: FLAILS WILDLY!!! D8 ARRRRRRGH!

Less than a week to complete the flower and it's giving me a headache! I made the top petal out of wire, and the wire is a bitch, and I glued the gems down and it was bringing down the silk a bit so I put some foam at the top to hold the gems straight and then velcro'd the petal to the hoop base and.........it's too top heavy and it's wilting ;_; (pun not intended)

SO! Last minute buy of supplies, I've re-thought it through and I'm going to buy some wooden sticks from somewhere! Anywhere!!! Wilkinsons?! B&Q?!! ANYWHERE that does these, so I can get it done and dusted in time to show it to everyone X_X
I've come too far to give up on this now! RAWWWR FEEL MY DETERMINATION!!!!!

8th April 2010: YAYAYYA I finished the dress! It's pretty awesome :)

and I've been doing the silk dying! My mother has been such a great help to me with this, I don't know what I'd have done without her! I did the blue bits this afternoon and they've become a beautiful colour - what I have done is instead of cutting out the shapes and then dying them individually, I've dyed the whole lot of fabric in the bits needed to save on dye and manageable bits :D will do the purple bits tomorrow! and I have an idea on the basic frame of the petals, so that's awesome too! EEEEEEEEE

6th April 2010: Progrersssssss whut So I'm taking the wig with me to Minami so Fifi (CrystalNeko) can help me style it :D got the hairspray and hairdryer ok.

Started the dress today, ahahah. Since I decided the pattern was way too irregular for this, my mum helped me construct a pattern from scratch by pinning the fabric to me, and we've basically done things step by step and keep pinning and repinning to me. So far I've finished the front, with interfacing at the top to keep the rounded shape, and it's hemmed, and the top of the back is hemmed plus one side is seamed together, just got to work out how to do the other side, as that is the side that will have velcro sewn on to generally keep the outfit together, plus I have to get some elastic to hold up the dress. Then I need to think about how to fix the dress onto the nude spandex boob-tube I made to help the dress fit better (and then I can wear a proper bra during the day YAY)

Got a bit annoyed so am leaving it for tomorrow, will probably start the silk dying too. Bought a hula hoop today, only problem is it has bead things inside so will have to saw it open and get rid of them, then tape it back together and paint it white. Then that will give me a base for when I do the flower!!!! ahahahahahah.............

16th March 2010: FABRIIIIIIC Well I bought 10 metres of satin fabric today (only for £13 - WIN!!! And yes, it is decent looking satin, not the 99p type >_>) and so I can start on this finally! I have the pattern that I'm going to mod, and then I have loads left over for the floaty floaty bits (that I still have no idea how to do >_<).

If I'm lucky I might have loads left over from this costume to use on Gardevoir....hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :3

28th January 2010: Wig! Ok so the wig has arrived! It's so purty and I don't want to cut it but I must ;_; le sigh.

have no idea how I will start styling it xD if anyone has any tips then please tell me, it's heat resistant so I can use my straighteners with it...

21st November 2009: rargh Doing concept sketches for the dress and flower. It's going to be costly -_-; hoping for lots of xmas money to fund this lmao xD

31st October 2009: Dadahhh Thus the end of October Expo is upon us, and we can start planning for May...

I hope I don't spend too much money on this, ohohoh, but it's the sort of thing that reeks of spendage xD


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Mungojerrie - 30th June 2009
Cannot wait to see this. Good luck! :)

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Shiro Hana - 18th July 2009
Neither can I :) - are you planning to do this next May at all?

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Freyarule - 19th July 2009
Thankyou both of you! ^^ And yes, I am planning on wearing this next May ^^ *goes to edit the costume to say May x3*

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Paprika - 25th July 2009
Ive always wanted to try this costume, but looks waaaay to complicated for me, I can't wait to see how yours turns out

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DefineImagineMJ - 18th September 2009
This will be one to see!

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Shiro Hana - 21st November 2009
Yes it may well end up being costly but it's one worth being a bit costly on, ne? :)

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White Tigress - 21st November 2009
Whoa whoa whoa whoa!

Im defiantly looking forward to seeing this!

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Freyarule - 21st November 2009
@HRM: very true, I just hope I don't get poor like this term at uni xD

@Aerblade: Lol thanks very much :)

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neko_riddles - 22nd November 2009
Smexi Freyarule is gonna smexi this may ;)

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Freyarule - 22nd November 2009
lol you bet ;)

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Zelda - 24th November 2009
Your going to look awesome in this! i love your cosplays!

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FusionRose - 24th November 2009
Good luckkk
Can't wait to seeeee xx

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Freyarule - 24th November 2009
Thanks you two!!! Means a lot to me :3

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RebaSephiroth2 - 16th January 2010
Oh my god! XD

I can't wait to see that and you make a fantastic Yuna in her Floral Fallal. ^_^

Good luck with that. ^_^

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Freyarule - 17th January 2010
Awww thanks Becky :D you're so kind to say that ^^

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StrawberryCherry - 18th January 2010
Wow. can't wait to see this done!
Best of luck =3

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Freyarule - 18th January 2010
Thankyou very much, I hope you won't be disappointed :D

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Roze-Chan - 30th January 2010
This is going to look so awesome. *.*

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Freyarule - 30th January 2010
I hope so!! Lmao! :D

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Zelda - 9th February 2010
Thisis gunna be so awesome! I can't wait =D

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Anonymous - 16th February 2010
Wow this is gonna be so awesome :) can't wait to seeee it! ^_^

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Shiro Hana - 18th February 2010
\^_^/ Flower Power \^_^/

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Wildeth - 11th April 2010
the dress looks beautiful! <3

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Freyarule - 12th April 2010
Thankyou everyone!! :D

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NightmareWings - 16th April 2010
this is gonna look amazing when its done I want piccys of you.....^_^

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DuskatNight - 16th April 2010
Aw wow this is going to look stunning!

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Freyarule - 18th April 2010
Thankyou! And yes you may take as many photos as you like 8D

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FusionRose - 19th April 2010
The dress is beautiful hun =D

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Freyarule - 19th April 2010
Thankyou very much! :3

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PinkCharlieBear - 24th April 2010
This is looking gorgeous ;-; I love the fabric choice!
I'm really excited to see this in May! *O*

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Freyarule - 24th April 2010
Thankyous very much!! Yus, the fabric was quite cheap but was a lovely texture x3 it just frays too easily lmao ^^;

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Shiro Hana - 26th April 2010
Looking good! ^^

Here's hoping to a duet. :)

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Freyarule - 26th April 2010
Thanks! I'm keeping my fingers crossed :)

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Zelda - 26th April 2010
The dress is so prettyful ^^

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Freyarule - 26th April 2010
Thankyou my dear :)

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jaks-kingdom-dwarf - 26th April 2010
ooo can't wait to see this i don't think i ever sen anyone do this version of her ^^ good idea ;)

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Freyarule - 26th April 2010
Yeah I always thought it was a gorgeous dress sphere of hers, so I decided to do something new :)

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NatalieNoodles - 23rd May 2010
Best of luck with completing this <3

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Freyarule - 23rd May 2010
Thankyou very much my dear :) <3

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PixiePopNixie - 23rd May 2010
It looks awesome!! really really good!! And I'm gonna see it soon 83 Can't waaaait

Unfortunately, the other part of my brain (that weird side lol) thought that it'll be bad if there's a sudden gust of wind; that top petal looks a little like it has a similar construction purpose as a kite... ;p Then again, it could be a cool effect lol

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Freyarule - 23rd May 2010
That's how I plan to float in mid air!! 8DDDDD

Haha, naah it's all good :) The structures are quite heavy so not light enough to blow me away X3

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LittlePidgey4 - 23rd May 2010
Oh, I get it now. I thought the petals were the white floaty bits and the coloured bits were just the image background. ^ ^

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Freyarule - 23rd May 2010
nooo the white floaty bits are quite simples :D now you see the pain I went through T__T lol

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Kacela - 25th May 2010
Wow, this is looking amazing!!!

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Freyarule - 25th May 2010
Thankyou very much!!! <3

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DuskatNight - 25th May 2010
Woah this looks stunning! I can't wait to see this at Expo!

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GoldieNeko - 25th May 2010
HOLY CR@P IT'S HUGE?! VERY VERY VERY WELL DONE MELZI XD I'M SO AMAZED I'M STUCK TYPING IN CAPS!!!!!! OMFG OMFG OMFG! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IN FLESH XD

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Freyarule - 26th May 2010
@DuskatNight: Thankyou! I hope you like the full thing :)

@GoldieNeko: LMAO!! hehe ZOMG CAPS LOCK WHUT

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LittlePidgey4 - 26th May 2010
Wow, that's really tall. You're going to have to stay outside all day. XD

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Freyarule - 26th May 2010
I know! It kept hitting the ceiling, it was so hilarious XD

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StrawberryCherry - 26th May 2010
Looking amazing!
Cannot wait to see this <3

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Freyarule - 27th May 2010
Thankyou very much! :) <3

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SephNoir - 31st May 2010
This looked so wonderful! You did a fantastic job on this! The petals worked brilliantly!

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
Aww thankyou so much!! The petals gave me such big headaches but they worked in the end :)

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CrystalNeko - 1st June 2010
It was very impressive seeing this IRL! Kudos for finishing it and making it so well! I have photos for yooou from the masquerade which I will send you sometime~

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
Oooh yay :D thanks Fifi <3

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GoldieNeko - 1st June 2010
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE lookin awesome! Ya did so well in the masq! XD Missing everyone already :( why does expo have to end so soon?

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
Thankies honey! And yeah I knooow! :( It's so sad :(

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Silantre - 1st June 2010
Wow! You're so photogenic in all those photos! That costume just looks amazing on you. I didn't have the pleasure of seeing this costume on stage first hand, but even seeing it on video was stunning =D

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Odd-One-Out - 1st June 2010
That's ridiculous, they confiscated the petals for being too large?! My wings were pretty large too, Expo really should have reconsidered their actions if you weren't actually causing damage to stalls and such because your head is fine, you could see around you.

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k4tt - 1st June 2010
I only got to see you wearing the whole thing during the masquerade and I totally held my breath when you were by the steps, and ducking past the lights!! Such a Beautiful Cosplay!! Great Work!!

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sjbonnar - 1st June 2010
It was fantastic to see this finished! Well done!

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
@Silantre: aww sorry you didn't see it in person :( I really wished I could have worn the whole thing more during the day :)

@Odd-One-Out: Oh, no, they didn't confiscate them, I was just really worried they would because of the whole 1.5m rule with props and I wasn't sure if it would count for the petals :( so I kept them off in the hall just in case, sorry if I wasn't clear!

@k4tt: Thankyou very much! Believe me I was so scared I'd hit the lights, luckily I managed to avoid such a catastrophe!

@sjbonnar: Thankyou! It was really nice to see you at the cosplay fever stall :)

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ElegantAura - 1st June 2010
You did a fantastic job Mel, So pretty ^^ You did well to put up with those giant petals too. Good job ^_^

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Ranma1-2 - 1st June 2010
Beautifull cosplay Freya. For some reason I didn't clock the huge petals when I was in the queue, they look Fabulous in the pics. Epicness. ^_^

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
@ElegantAura: Thankyou hun! I was going to have pics with you wasn't I >_< with all the madness I forgot! :(

@Ranma1-2: Thanks very much! The petals were added on as I moved further up the queue so I wouldn't annoy anyone else XD by the time I'd gotten 3 people from the front the pathway was pretty much blocked so people going the other way had to do a limbo lmao!

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LittlePidgey4 - 1st June 2010
IT'S SO NICE AND BIG.

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Freyarule - 1st June 2010
@LittlePidgey4: THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID - I mean - yeah :D

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Zelda - 2nd June 2010
This was sheer beauty! I adored this, glad i got to see it so close up ^^

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Freyarule - 2nd June 2010
Aw thanks hun! It was lovely seeing your Queen Garnet too, I adored it! <3

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Feather-to-Earth - 2nd June 2010
This was totally awesome to see!!! I swear no one else have even attepted this costume, but you did it amazingly ^_~

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Manga Girl - 2nd June 2010
Loved this so much! :D

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Freyarule - 3rd June 2010
@Feather-to-Earth: Thanks hun! I know a few Americans have done it but don't know about UK :D

@Manga Girl: Thankyou! I loved your Cosmos :)

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Chikinpoo - 3rd June 2010
ah ha haaa! I totally saw this!! Was AMAZING!! I was a few people behind you i think for the Masquarade, so I actually got to see this on stage, from the back ^_^ Was beautiful. You did a cracking job :D

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Chikinpoo - 3rd June 2010
ah ha haaa! I totally saw this!! Was AMAZING!! I was a few people behind you i think for the Masquarade, so I actually got to see this on stage, from the back ^_^ Was beautiful. You did a cracking job :D

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Freyarule - 3rd June 2010
Hehe thanks very much! Did you see the magically expanding flower? XD

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Chikinpoo - 3rd June 2010
NO!?!! It did stuff??

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Freyarule - 3rd June 2010
Nothing too special, it just grew as you put the petals on one by one XD so many people around me were giving double takes like "how did THAT get here?!" xDD

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Clood - 4th June 2010
Meeeelllll <3

This looked amazing~ Job really well done :3

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FairyPorchQueen - 4th June 2010
WOW! 0___0 im gobsmacked! well done seriously!

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FairyPorchQueen - 4th June 2010
WOW! 0___0 im gobsmacked! well done seriously!

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Raye-chan - 4th June 2010
Amazing!! such a shame i couldnt see in person ;)

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Freyarule - 5th June 2010
@Clood: Thankyoooou my most evil Kuja :3

@FairyPorchQueen: Hehe thankyou very much! :)

@Raye-chan: Thankyou! Sorry you weren't able to see it much! >_<

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FuriePhoenix - 2nd July 2010
You looked amazing! I sw this several times and thought "wow" you did such a great job to make it work for you! Mucho Kudos! ^^

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Freyarule - 3rd July 2010
Aww thanks very much hun! :D Glad you loved it!

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Ammy - 28th October 2010
This looks awesome!! :D

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Freyarule - 28th October 2010
Thankyou! :D

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Moonlight_Requiem - 20th February 2014
Oh wow i love this ^_^ What a beautiful Interpetation!

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Freyarule - 20th February 2014
Thank you! I'm glad it still looks good XD