Ciel Phantomhive

Cosplayer: Chibi

Variant: Blue pinstripe

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

23rd November 2009: Bleh Soooooo a week to go... Thankfully I've been working on it all this afternoon and I'll be working on it all of tomorrow as well. I'm currently making the short trousers, sewn all of the blue cotton velvet (forgot the lining, got carried away D: will add it now) and preparing the black cotton velvet for the cuffs at the knees. Half of the jacket is ready, need to take in the bust (as I'll be wearing a binder), make the sleeves, cut out the collar and sew the lining in. then I can just add the black panels and line it all with the white chording I bought yesterday. I have a shirt to modify as well not but it's proving to be a pain D: like the boot covers...
Bustle is nearly done, just gathering it all and adding bias binding. I've sewn in some ribbon on the sides of the bustle and short trousers so that it can attach at the sides as well as clipping on the top of the trousers with hook and loop fasteners.

Hopefully this will alllll be worth it... T_T

12th November 2009: Progress-ness Wooo finished the hat today, also halfway done with the waspie ^^ found the best pattern for the jacket too (McCalls 5936) which will be very easy to alter ^^

I got habutea silk for all the lining, cotton velvet for the jacket, trousers and waspie, and navy pinstripe suiting for the bustle ^^
Just made a start on the jacket, god I love velvet :D never got to work with it before since it's so expensive! I want to go all out on this one though, I <3 Ciel that much :P

Anways, I'll get back to the jacket before I get too sleepy!
Jaa ne~

11th October 2009: Madness! Hokay, so I pretty much decided today that I want to get this done for the ball instead of my Steampunk >_>

I've ordered my Phantomhive ring, I already own the boots and I'm in the process of making the skull-topped cane.
So I'll need to modify a shirt and top hat. And then make some trousers/shorts, bustle, waspie, jacket and bootcovers.

The difficult part will be all the pinstriped bustle and ribbons, as I'm most likely going to have to hand paint all the pinstripes O_O I don't know anywhere that does that particular fabric...

Wish me luck guys!

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Sephirayne - 19th October 2009
Awesome!! Kuroshitsuji ftw! I realy can't wait to see pics of this.

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Shenny - 11th November 2009
*giggles at your face in the hat picture* :3 love you xx

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Sephirayne - 11th November 2009
Love the hat. Its coming along really nicely.

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ryaoki - 12th November 2009
its looking fab chibi , looks sooo cool

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Chibi - 12th November 2009
Thanks guys ^^

And what's wrong with mah face? D:

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Uni - 12th November 2009
Wow, this costume is looking DELICIOUS baby! Fantastic work <3

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Monkey - 12th November 2009
Ooh I love this outfit of Ciel's, I can't wait to see it finished, the jacket looks gorgeous so far, and yay blue velvet! I shall be stroking you all evening! ^^

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KhaosKreator - 23rd November 2009
Really nice tailoring on the trousers!


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Angelphie - 23rd November 2009
Everything's looking beautifully constructed, and I just love that jacket pattern! I'm sure this'll be fantastic when it's done.

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Chibi - 23rd November 2009
Thanks guys! Your comments are really helping me make sure I get it all finished in time! ^^;;

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Shenny - 27th November 2009
Making the bustle from strips of fabric is mental...just mental...well done.

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Toshi-chan - 27th November 2009
The jacket is soooo pretty. I actually love it and am slightly jealous...

And OMG! That bustle = intensive labour but it seriously looks sooo worth it.

Ahhh it's going to be such a beautiful costume! I'm so in awe.

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Chibi - 27th November 2009
Aww thanks ^^ I'm attempting to finish the jacket tonight so hopefully there'll be another picture up later!
And yeah, the bustle KILLED me but it's ok coz I luffs it :3

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drowned_panda - 30th November 2009
This looked most awesome at the Ball. Nice one.

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Sephirayne - 21st December 2009
Wow! You look fantastic in the finished outfit hun. I love it. You have nailed it. I love the colours and the whole look. You really look the part XX

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Chibi - 21st December 2009
I'll be rewearing this for Kita if you're there, I'm soooo putting this in the competition. It's the first time I feel that I might actually have a chance!

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Anonymous - 2nd January 2010
I do not know this series very well but you look perfect! Those professional shots look like artwork for it *___* you are amaaazing!