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Yamato/Matt Ishida: Rockin that Harmonica by Malindachan Yamato/Matt Ishida: Rockin that Harmonica by Malindachan
Ok, not really. I can sometimes play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, but that's about it it. XD

Haven't worn this costume in 4 years! Styled a new wig recently, so I brought it to Colossalcon. :)

Not sure if I ever really posted construction notes back when I first uploaded it, so here you go again!

Tank top is made out of a green bottom-weight fabric with just a long rectangle sewn around the collar. I think it was poplin? It has a little stretch to it. I honestly couldn't tell ya which pattern I used; it's been so long. But you can make something just like it from almost any basic shirt pattern (as long as it's got normal sleeve holes rather than being something like a baseball tee).

Just used a pair of jeans from my closet, and the cuffs around the bottom are made out of broadcloth with quilt batting on the inside.

Tsunomon plush was made by me! :) I used fleece for the body and vinyl for the horn. The main body's segments were shaped like teardrops before they were sewn together, and I hand-stitched the edges of the face piece down with an invisible stitch. There's just a light amount of stuffing under the face to add dimension. The eyes and mouth were just painted on with fabric paint.

I've had the Digivice accessory since I was a kid! They were like giga pets, but with Digimon. :3

I actually ditched my old Matt gloves for the ones I made for Cloud since they're a similar style, but the craftsmanship on my Cloud ones look much better XD. I'm not wearing them in the photo because Matt doesn't wear his gloves when he plays his harmonica, but you can see them on the table. :) The glove pattern I used was Butterick 5370 (just modified a bit to have a cuff), and I used a brown vinyl that was on clearance.

My crest necklace was made out of super sculpey and painted.

Wig was a Jaguar in Ginger Blonde from Arda Wigs! I styled this wig very similarly to my old one, though now it's the right color and overall a better shape.

Photography by WhiteDesertSun [link]
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Kahama Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yamato Looks Awesome! Great job!
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UrbanDogTags Jan 24, 2014  Student General Artist
this is REALLY good! :D
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Demonflames Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Holy wow! You did awesome pulling off Matt and making Tsunomon! Great job on all of this! I love it!
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:iconracerabbit:
I just love you for making this cosplay! its adorable and so is your plushie ^_^
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:icondarksgirl120:
I can play like the first part of that song from Free Willy that the kid plays with my harmonica xD
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narutogoldylocks Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I first thought that this was a pic of him yawning, and then I saw the harmonica xD This is awesome! Show them arm muscles, girl. >:D
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SentimentalDolliez Jun 20, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
awww..this is soo awesome!!!!
superb cosplay and the cute little digimon plushie :meow: *forgot its name lol..*
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ForeverLate Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic!
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:iconsoraply11:
Awesome cosplay!
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:iconmysicunknown:
oh how this brings back memories <3 <3
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