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Guardian Spirit by Luvnatsu Guardian Spirit by Luvnatsu
Asuna from Sword Art Online

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Having spent five years of my life playing World of Warcraft as an undead priest alongside with *GQBravo's orc warrior, Sword Art Online had embraced me in a MMORPG setting that I have nostalgia for. I've learned a lot of new things while making this costume. It was my first time (1) making armor, (2) making a pleated skirt, (3) doing satin stitch, and (4) using double fold bias tape.

The fitted top has princess seams with zipper closure at the back. All edges are finished with bias binding. I had a tough time getting the bias tape to lay smoothly around curves. The pleated skirt is made out of cotton twill, which lends well to crisp pleats. The armor is made of craft foam. It was a fun learning experience and I'm happy with the way it came out. I also made the belt from scratch because I couldn’t find any double wrap belt that I like. It is made of white vinyl with silver pleather binding.


Katsucon 2013
National Harbor, MD


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:iconluvnatsu: as Asuna
Weapons by: :icongerodere:
Photo by: :icongqbravo:


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:iconmaysakaali:
MaySakaali Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Wow, you are a perfect Asuna *-* every detail is amazing and perfection x3
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:iconluvnatsu:
Luvnatsu Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you~ :meow:
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sakykeuh Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013
i love your asuna ! i have one question how do you keep up your stockings and your arm warmers ?
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:iconluvnatsu:
Luvnatsu Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you~ I actually have the issue of falling stockings so I just pulled them up for pictures Sweat Drop revamp 
My arm warmers, however, can stay up by themselves. I don't really know why...
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sakykeuh Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
your welcome *-* oh really ? XD same as me then lol,
you are lucky that they stay up by themselfs ! your cosplay is truly good ! :D

one more question if you dont mind, do you have professional photographers to take pictures of your cosplay ? they look all so perfect *-*
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Luvnatsu Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I do have some photographer friends who take my pictures but I think they are just hobbyists rather than professionals.
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sakykeuh Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
woaw you are so lucky ! *-* really keep up the cosplay !
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Bida-san Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
Amazing Asuna! Even more impressive is that it's your first time making armor! Your skirt look really great too! It warms my heart to see good SAO cosplay<3
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:iconluvnatsu:
Luvnatsu Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the huge compliment~ :meow:
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CJ-DB Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013   Traditional Artist
Very pretty :love:
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