Garnet til Alexandros 17th (princess gown)

Final Fantasy IX



One of my dearest hobbies is gaming, there I met Garnet.
Her cute/adorable performance, the dress and the story were amazing.

I definitely wanted to be her...
More easy than you think but for the first time to make something like this, it was pretty good succeeded.

- bought 10meters of white fabric and my mom helped me to create the dress.
- bought green, gold paint and made a embellishment, we painted the vines and the gold details on the dress.
- pendant, bracelets and crown were made with Sculpey and silver looking paint.
- the crown and bracelets were finished with silver- tone chain.
- the pendant was partly created with a Swarovski 50mm octagon, silver long necklace chain and wire.
- we had to change(=cut) the wig since it didn't looked a lot like Garnet's hair.
- borrowed my Sister the underskirt.
- made personal stencils
- bought Sculpey, the octagon, the Green Agate Cabochon, the necklace chain and the wig on ebay.

Won the first price on a Belgian anime/manga convention, it was the first convention who was dedicated to anime/manga!
I loved it and I didn't expect to win, not even the first price! ^_^
Lots of pictures were taken on FACTS (Saturday and Sunday) and on Asianim. Received good remarks, the best remarks were the children: "ohh a princess!" and their happy faces. Most of the people recognized Garnet so I was very pleased with it!

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remade a few things of my Garnet:

- my tiara (other material + lighter)
- my arm bracelets
- my long skirt + lace detail
- made a new underskirt
- made a hair barrette
- altered the dress with the golden ruffle center part
- made a new pendant with a pear shaped Swarovski sun catcher

Overall satisfaction: 9,5/10.
The waist is still too loose and the painting is still there but the rest is more accurate and detailed like she is in the game.

Pictures do not have a direct link with this page but can be viewed in my Gallery. ;-)


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Last Updated 10 years ago
Created 13 years ago
Series Final Fantasy IX
Character Garnet til Alexandros 17th (princess gown)
Variant Final Fantasy IX


Narnian Beautifully done cosplay. Your attention to detail is truly admirable.