My 2012 year of cosplay! Everyone else was doing it so I had to jump on the bandwagon
So... I've been cosplaying since October of 2009... and I made over half of my costumes in 2012! Wow! Some of them required minimal effort, and some were just remaking crucial parts of a costume, but I'm pretty impressed with this.
(5 of them are also Rinoa variants...hahaha)
1- Terra. Revamped for MAGFest in January.
Not originally made in 2012, but I remade the sash completely, restyled the wig, and 100% repainted the boots. Those things took more time than making the original dress, so I feel that it counts.
2- Rinoa. Complete reboot for Katsucon in February.
Rinoa was my first costume and she was due for a reboot! The only things kept from the first version were the shirt, skirt, and necklace. Everything else was new, and I added a wig and her pinwheel!
3- Rinoa ball dress. Made for Katsucon in February.
Needed a formal outfit for the ball. Still don't have accurate shoes
4- Commander Shepard. Made for the Mass Effect 3 midnight release in March.
Originally made the jacket for the release but used my real hair. Added the wig for Anime USA in November.
5- Jenna. Made for the DC Sakura Matsuri in April.
Totally new costume. Will hopefully be adding her staff in 2013!
6- Woodland Elf. Made for the Maryland Faerie Festival in May.
Not super happy with this and I'll never wear it again. I hope to have something cuter for next year's event. ^^
7- Azula. Made for JAFAX in June.
Totally new costume, made for a group. I hope to wear it more soon!
8- Tifa. Revamped for JAFAX in June.
Originally made in 2011, but I added a wig, new skirt, new shoes.
9- My wedding in July.
Well, not a cosplay.
But it's pretty noteworthy! And I got married on Otakon weekend, so I couldn't be at the con
10- Rinoa bathing suit. Made for our beach shoot in August.
Well, we were on a beach, so I needed a beach outfit!
Minimal effort in this one.
11- Rinoa Casual. Made for our beach shoot in August.
Again minimal effort. But we had so many other versions, why not casual to go out to dinner in?
12- Adventuring Elf. Made for Maryland RenFest in October.
Made from 100% left over materials. Totally free costume! Won't be wearing it again though because I reused the tunic for my Christmas Rinoa.
13- Dancer Faris. Made for Anime USA in November.
Made for an awesomely fun FFV dancer group. A bit skimpy, but fun to wear. I hope to make more Faris jobs in the future
14- Christmas Rinoa. Made for Cosplay Christmas Party in December.
Reused my elf tunic for this one. Simple costume, but lots of fun, and now I have a holiday costume!
Happy new year everyone! And here's to many more in 2013!
Confirmed events for 2013:
DC Sakura Matsuri