Sheryl Nome
Macross Frontier

Cosplayer: Freyarule

Variant: Diamond Crevasse

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

Kitacon 2014

14th April 2014: Secret dress! Vwooooom

So my secret for this KGT was my secret dress! I always planned to have a dress change during the song, because it's Sheryl lmao! but instead of choosing another outfit, I decided to create my own design based on Diamond Crevasse and the song themes. So I used light blue acetate satin to keep with the theme, and shoved a shitton of organza onto it, and then glued LEDs to the organza train and EL wire onto the bodice! It was quite effective :D

11th February 2014: Dress finisheeed! Here are the progress shots of the dress. What I basically did with the dress, was to wrap the fabric around me (keeping the 60" width constant) and see how wide it had to be around my bust, allowing a bit of overlap to put velcro on. Then, I cut slits up the material to insert triangular panels from the leftover taffeta, to flare it out at the bottom!
Once that was all sewn together I used the whole 5 metres of chiffon, gathered it at the top and sewed it to the top of the taffeta so it draped over the top XD
The first two photos are with a scrap of fabric to visualise the sash, the third is with the finished sash :)

11th February 2014: Waist sash and detailing So, in progress when making the dress, I found adding the chiffon on top of the taffeta made it look like...well, like a tent. Which is how it's supposed to be, except it wasn't very flattering on me at all...

So my friend CharlieBear suggested I make a sash for round my waist, or underbust! So I got some of the spare satin from the flowers, and a bunch of beads and sequins from past projects and got to work! My mum surprised me with a new embroidery hoop (she was supposed to have given it to me for xmas but forgot) and it made detailing so much easier! Here is the sash all finished :)

22nd January 2014: Flower crown finished! I made my first flower crown! Also did my first satin burning XD I burnt my fingers a lot...and might have set fire to the satin a few times.*cough cough*
But they turned out great! I glued them to a wire frame with felt covering it, and it's slightly big as I'm not wearing the wig XD

All that's left is the dress!

13th January 2014: Gloves finished, wig arrived! I bought satin purple gloves off eBay, and some small flowers made from fabric which I then sewed onto the glove as a trim :) I was lucky as I worried I wouldn't have enough!

My wig arrived! It's gorgeously long, and is pale blue with some darker blue streaks in it, just what I wanted! Once I make the flower crown sometime this week I can do a makeup test as well :)

8th January 2014: Circle lenses! My circle lenses arrived yesterday! Here are the ones I'm wearing for Sheryl - they don't show up as well as I'd like but it's better than nothing :)

5th January 2014: Progressssss So far, I've purchased some materials for Sheryl's dress - I've chosen royal blue taffeta as the lining and some royal blue cationic chiffon to go on top, I hope it will look really pretty!

I've also purchased some pink acetate satin to make into flowers for the flower crown - I plan to use the candle burning method to seal the edges and then sew big pearls into them before weaking them into a crown shape. The wig is on it's way, I bought it from ayanamisatouru's new website :)

I also got some purple satin gloves and some pink flower shapes to sew on! Oh and also some blue contacts :D

23rd August 2013: Earrings Thought I might as well show the earrings! Not much sparkle atm as lighting wasn't best when taking the photo haha XD

23rd August 2013: Kind of in progress but not I'm not planning to start this until after October at the earliest, but will probably wait until start of 2014. This is kind of in progress as I bought Sheryl's earrings from Ebay a few weeks ago XD they're pretty and I will try them on soooon!

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Pandora-Chi - 5th January 2014
Taffeta with cationic chiffon sounds wonderful for this dress <3 Cannot wait to see this at Minami and so getting photos with you ;D

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Freyarule - 6th January 2014
Thank you my dear! I hope it all goes well :D

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JustPeachy - 18th February 2014
One of my fav outfits of Sheryl's, you look absolutely stunning :D Great work!

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Raye-chan - 18th February 2014
This is so pretty! It looks beautiful on you huni x and I can't wait to hear you sing and see you back stage when I'm wearing my Luka! I'm just gana be dancing though! Sing through any nerves! xD that's what I did at Gemucon as Aeris - was so nervous x

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Freyarule - 19th February 2014
Thank you my dears! I'm really chuffed with it!

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Littlegeeky - 14th April 2014
You look so elegant and beautiful! I love the light dress too <3

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Lady Bahamut - 14th April 2014
Ahhh you're so beautiful! The whole outfit is just gorgeous!

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Pandora-Chi - 14th April 2014
U really do make such a GORGEOUS Sheryl!! <3 One day we will get this right and have photos :D xx

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Nomes - 18th April 2014
Wow you look gorgeous as Sheryl

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Freyarule - 19th April 2014
Thank you everyone! ;3;

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CrystalNeko - 20th April 2014
EVERYTHING IS SO PRETTYYYY. I'm glad I got to see this in person :>