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LOL this costume. I had a long weekend over Christmas with not much to do so I decided to pull together two new costumes with fabric that I had laying around at home. Whilst gathering materials from my several fabric bins, I realized just how much unused treasure I still have!

This cosplay is of Urd, from the classic anime Ah! My Goddess. Many anime girls have little Christmas outfits and I already had the wig for Urd (I've been planning another costume of hers for a while). The design is based on an outfit Urd wears in one of the episodes, but I changed it a little bit to fit my taste in fashion and shape. For example, the neck bow in the design is green and ack I really dislike the green/red color combo, so I changed it to red. And I made flare sleeves instead of gloves because I often have to handle money and sign things at cons, so gloves would have been annoying.
100% of the materials were found at home - the red velour is left over from my Scarlet Witch cape (I loved being able to use up all the scrap!) and the white fur was acquired at a clearance sale ages ago. I even had the boots already from another sale.
Costume constructed in a day over Christmas weekend (after much lint rolling the excess fur off the velour). I made a self-lined corset, top stitched and reinforced, with boning and eyelets for lace up, drafted a pattern for a three panel skirt and flare sleevelets. I also made a matching Santa hat and hand stitched the fur trim onto all the hems.

Photo by Brian Boling at Ikkicon over New Year's weekend in Austin, TX. I thought it was still season appropriate and the hotel still had holiday decor out!

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unholy321 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015
Kal-el4 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015
1348249 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
i want that present
ksamjr0036 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
.....damn @.@
DarZian-SilveRfall Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012
So beautiful, Miss Yaya.
thegearheart Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011  Professional Filmographer
You always have the most gorgeous contacts. Do you mind if I ask where you get them?
4FQ Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
Great photo!
LightSpring93 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
You made that?? Thats amazing, great work and Merry Christmas!
Sieger824 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
Ragnaradi Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Professional Photographer
So cute=)))
MBtherealest Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
best x-mas pic ever...
Bispro Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
WOW!!! Santa Claus IS the gift!! No need for anything else under the tree, this Santa's got all it takes to spend a happy holiday... ;)
spirosk-photography Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice one! Merry Christmas!
pendragon254 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2011
i used that same velvet and fur in my sant costume.... when i paid the bill it came out to around 350 bucks.... feels good when yot wear it though.. It doesn't get too hot to where when indoors.
you look great babydoll
DarZian-SilveRfall Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011
This costume just suits you so fine, foxy Lady.. Very good design job, you are very talented. :)
Bast68 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
Beautiful ! :love:
THX1138666 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
You spoil us with your beauty and all of your awesome costumes. I hope you never stop doing your thing. Thank you for the early Christmas gifts. These are so wonderful. :heart:

fred99u Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
Santa!!!! is it you????!!!
BadHabitsChainmaille Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
so that's why santa only leaves the north pole once a year.
LOSTgnosis Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Student General Artist
Ah! My Goddess Mrs Claus wants her hubby back from you ;)
Monkmorphine Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Ho Ho Holy Cow you are absolutely Gorgeous!!! You are a very Sexy Mrs. Claus, and Mr. Claus is a very lucky man!!!!
davidlpz Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
No words!!!
SpiritSoldier11 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Sweet Fancy Moses............. wow.
Da--Master Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011
:iconawesomesnakeplz::iconsaysplz:"JESUS CHRIST, SO F*CKING HOT!"

:iconawesomejesusplz::iconsaysplz: "Thanks, bro."

Seriously though, you are almost staggeringly beautiful. I am completely enthralled with your gorgeous eyes and how they shine in even such dim light like the most brilliant of sapphire, contrasting perfectly with amazingly full eyelashes. Such large, deep wells of emotion and crystal wonder that they are that it's like staring into your eyes is like looking at all those photographs of the great barrier reef and finding a nagging pine to jump in and absorb its crisp refreshment like nothing else in to world mattered.

And those are just your eyes; the entirety of your face is a culmination of flawless design, subtle yet profound features dancing in harmony with each other to inspire awe that only a woman could boast. Your bone structure is pristine, with your high cheeks, cutely sweeping nose and elegantly feminine jaw. And those full, gorgeously luscious lips of yours leaving me musing how many woman out there would be jealous. I bet you would just shine like the sun a noon day when you give a full smile.

The rest of your body does poses that perfect blend of intricate curves harmonizing into something that is truly a wonder to behold, encased in a skin that upon getting a closer look appears to be as smooth as that adorable bow tied around your neck. I would actually be afraid of coming into physical contact with you in fear that it would make you all but irresistible. And though I am loathed to admit it, I'm having a really hard time keeping my eyes above your clavicle line. (If there are women jealous of your lips...)

I'm not trying to hit on you or anything, it's just that your beauty truly is praiseworthy. That and this is how I talk normally; I've literally graciously complimented Half-Life fan art in the syntactical style of a Vortigaunt. (A species of para-dimensional extra-terrestrials from that series who are almost unprecedentedly polite and nearly Shakespearian in their speech.)

Made entirely from scratch and scraps, eh? Impressive, and admirable; resourcefulness is a good trait to have. How exactly did you go about crafting the fine attire, perchance? (My 'Y' chromosomes means I probably wouldn't understand even if you answered it detail, but my curiosity and loathing over not knowing something still leave me feeling compelled to ask anyway.)
Yujifanik Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
If they made a live-action Ah! My Goddess in'd be my pic for Urd in a heartbeat! But don't look too seriously into that statement, I'm trying to give constructive criticism.
Mickado57 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011
All I want for Christmas is.... bet you can guess who..
fresh-meat13 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
hi ! you'ra so perfect ! I want to know your Foundation cream please ^^
LiL-oNe Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
Aww yaya I love it u did a awsome job. I think ur urd cosplay is beautiful. Are you going to megacon in orlando this year?
phattyartist Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011   Digital Artist
Very cute!
1948ford Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah my favorite goddess, Urd. I wish you could have brought this to SacAnime, as my friend Belle was doing a christmas Belledandy, It would have been cool to photgraph the two of you together
SpotlessDestiny Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
Pretty Xmas girl, lovely =P
pugnar Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
one of my favorite characters and you are one of my favorite cosplayers. You just made my holiday season. thankyou for everything you do.
GirlsGoneComic Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
Way cool! Something in Texas never looked so good. :)
GirlsGoneComic is a big fan! Let us know if you ever want to be showcased on our site!
yayacosplay Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
I'd love to be showcased - please feel free to note me with some interview questions and I'll gladly answer them :)
NexyInes Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
uuu nice I love the details and the hair is awesome : )
muscle82002 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
You have captured Urd's personality perfectly in this pose. I swear the uncanny likeness is amazing.
karlonne Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Stealthflanker Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn Hot :D

StephenGladue Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Now thats hot. I know what I'm asking for next year ;)
Kenichi2point0 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
BEST URD EVER! The End. :wow:
Li-flower Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Love the design! I hope you had a great New Year's at Ikkicon.
moonshadow7 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Very nice Urd cosplay. That was probally my favorite episode.
Kitsune7Ryuk Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Hoho! Booooobiiiiezzzz!!! :drool:
EnMity88 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Dr-Blindsy Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I don't want to make any assumptions about how any of my friends feel abuot me, but THIS is what I would like to get for next christmas...

O.o amazing on every front...
iKit5 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Your makeup is amazing. How'd you do it? :iconiwantitplz:
erkenbrant Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
You look like a very pretty doll.
GalletoconK Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BYSRSCKI Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Well I'm gonna go out here as a straight chick and say, yeah. I'd tap that.

Anyway...Wow, what a face. It looks painted, as does the hair. Very very pretty. This is fantastic, Happy New Year and happy holidays!
Dixon1919 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
and happy new year to you
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