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Topic: Zaraki Kenpachi costume ( from Bleach) Super duper fat post!  (Read 2169 times)
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« on: September 08, 2008 01:55:03 PM »

I did this some time last year, but I never posted it cause I don't have internet at home poor, poor me. So, anywhoo... this was my first "clothing" sewing project,like I said, it's a costume for my nephew, who if you know Bleach does not even come close to having the same bodytype as Kenni, I guess you could say that he is the stretched out chibi form. ^_^;I did it without a pattern, and I think it came out pretty cool. You be the judge:

This is the back of the coat and the little white fabric on top is the sash, I actually counted all the little dots and doodads(which meant watching lots of Bleach)but I made my nephew paint those on, I think he did a pretty good job with that.

This is the front of the coat with the shirt underneath:

These are the socks, I couldn't resist trying them on; so cool, so cool.

These are the sandals, I made them out of cheapo sandals from wally-world, and an old rice bag that I had stashed away, like the pack rat that I am. The straps were made out of braided twine. These were my favorite. They make me so proud Cry

This is a front shot of him wearing it, I made the patch out of an old wallet and some elastic. It was a bit of a pain, but I made it work eventually. Oh, and the choker, can't forget the choker.

Ah, the hair, it would have been a waste if it weren't for the hair. I took lots of practice, hairspray, and patience. There are exactly eleven spikes. I sewed the bells on.

Doesn't he look happy? This is the whole costume, I forgot to take a picture of the pant alone, but, eh.

All he was missing was his zanbakto and Yoirichi; I was going to do my hair light pink, but at the time it was blue, and it would have been a pain, as for the zanbakto, well, he couldn't carry THAT around in school!


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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2008 02:00:23 PM »

THANK YOU FOR DOING THE BELLS IN THE HAIR. It's really not Kenpachi without them. Cheesy
Great job on the rest of the costume too.

On a swapping hiatus due to college...

« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2008 02:31:40 PM »

Woohoo! Cosplay! Great job. I've made Gin's costume for a friend and I didn't think to take pictures.  Sad I hope that your nephew appreciated all the work you did for him. I'll take his expression as him getting into character. Tongue

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