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How To Train your Dragon: Hiccup by Malindachan How To Train your Dragon: Hiccup by Malindachan
Whoo! I brought Hiccup to a con!
I made it about 2 and a half years ago for the Kansas City Ren fair, but at the time I was using a recycled wig that I wasn't very happy with. XD
I recently got a Hansel from Arda, and I decided to bring the costume to C2E2 on Sunday because it was "kids day." :3
I met a lovely photographer that nabbed some cute shots, so thanks to her I have photos of it to share with you guys! I like this one especially for the framing and because you can get a good look at the textures. :D

So yeah, first photo, so that means costume construction notes!:

The wig is a Hansel in Spanish Brown 050 From Arda Wigs. I only trimmed a few areas around the ears where it was needed most.

I don't remember which patterns I used as a reference for the shirt and vest, but both are made from fabrics I found at JoAnn's. The Brown fur is usually available all-year round in larger stores or at least while they have Halloween fabrics. I also used the brown fur for tubes that go around the top of my boots. The shirt is made out of a green linen-look suiting fabric (depending on the JoAnn's store, it'll be either in the linen-look solids or in the suiting fabrics section. Unless it's a seasonal suiting or discontinued). The pants were from Goodwill, and the boots were from my closet.

I got a roll of leather cord at Hobby Lobby for the lacing on the tunic and pants, and I used eyelets because I didn't want it to fray (I know, vikings probably don't care, but that fabric can get messy so I didn't want to risk it! XD). There is also leather cord top-stitched down around the sleeves.

The belt is made out of faux suede-cloth with craft foam on the inside to act as an interfacing, and it snaps in the back.

Cosplay made and worn by :iconmalindachan:
Photo by Misty Autumn Imagery [link]

How to Train Your Dragon is (c) Dreamworks
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jasper-lamarai Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, this is really good! I've never done a cosplay before, but I really want to.
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GeorgeWinchester Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing
Did you make the shirt? Cause it's a beautiful replica
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advancedviolinist29 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Was it fun?
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Mandofangirl Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
<3
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7SheWolfShaman7 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
This is the best Hiccup cosplay I've seen yet! Most people don't use fabric that looks like what they'd actually wear, they always look like just a costume. This I could really believe is Hiccup! Of course, it's hard to get a fabric for fur unless you want to you real fur, which isn't really an option for obvious reasons XD All the fabrics are great here though
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FoxWearingAGasMask Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
cutest Hiccup ever
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cassichi-rainbow Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Student Artist
How well is the strech on the shirt fabric
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:iconmalindachan:
Malindachan Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Not very stretchy D:
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potatokim Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Student General Artist
this is the best
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PollyGnR Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013
this is perfect
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