Anya Alstreim

Code Geass R2
Why Anya?

Anya was one of my very very early costumes, and actually the first one that I (mostly) successfully sewed a significant portion of myself! I believe I may have picked her because of her pink hair, and her uniform was cute- I was going through an absurdly girly phase in which I strongly embraced pink and feminine things!

 

Anya herself is little recognized compared to other Code Geass characters. She is a very stoic character, with seemingly small impact on the plot overall. Because of that, she's a little less fun to play, but I still have a soft spot for this costume because it is pretty cute, and it was one of my earlier outfits!

Costume Stats

Started: February 2009

Completed: May 2011

Status: active

Wig by: Cosplay Wig (V1), Ayanamisatoru (V2)

Worn at: Anime Central 2011, RamenCon 2011,

Anime Crossroads 2011

Awards: none

About This Costume

Haha, so right off the bat, I'm going to tell you this is far from the most solid thing I have made. (Read the sarcasm in that sentence.) The dress and tie were made by me, a bit hapharzardly although. The tie was never officially finished, and is really just a tie shape "sock" flipped right side out, with the Ashford Academy emblem painted on in fabric paint. I safety pinned it to my blouse- the edge is not even finished! 

 

The dress is in pink broadcloth, double layered so that it can be less thin. For some reason, it has a side zipper in white- don't ask why pink wasn't a thing! The gold trim was done in poly satin, and the gold shank buttons hand sewn on. For being my first piece that I made without a pattern (I didn't even draft my own- I eyeballed the whole thing), it was pretty impressive, all things considered! I obviously would make it differently now, but I still enjoy keeping it around to show my improvement throughout the years!

 

The white blouse and socks were bought and unaltered.

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