Macross Frontier the Movie: The False Songstress
DescriptionThis costume has been on the backburner for over a year sadly. I just had stronger urges to work on other costumes unfortunately. But now it's done and I'm super happy! I'd say this costume was pretty involved. There were a lot of parts to construct. I'd say I'm most proud of the blouse and vest.
The blouse was made from 2 patterns. One for the basic structure, and one for the sleeves. I drafted my own patterns for the yoke and the collar. I didn't add interfacing to the collar like I probably should have, but I wanted the bow to fit around the collar comfortably without the collar "crunching" oddly.
The skirt and the underskirt are your basic circle skirts. Originally I was going to make my own pink ruffle trim, however I lucked out and found premade trim in the exact color of my fabric! That made my life a lot easier when making the underskirt. The vinyl piping/bias tape on the skirt/gloves were made by me using scraps of old fabric I had left over from making I-no. The belt buckle for the gun holster belt was taken off of a belt I bought at Goodwill. The gun is a pink toy gun with a custom painted handle and I added a gold tone chain with Sheryl's gold heart charm from a Macross gashapon keychain.
The hat was bought from a Goodwill, as well as the shoes. Shoes were custom painted with leather paint mixed with a bit of acrylic to achieve the color I wanted.. The hearts are cut out of vinyl and glued on with fabritac. Jewels bordering the hearts are scrapbook findings! I made the tassels from leather cording and pleather which I painted to match the boots. I punched holes in the back of the boots and added eyelets in them so I could attach the tassels. The garter thigh highs were made from purple nylons and purple lycra. The nylons were cut to size then sewn onto the custom lycra garterbelt.