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Ready For Battle! by IthinkIwasInHeaven Ready For Battle! by IthinkIwasInHeaven
Another photo of my Serena from Pokemon XY cosplay...

I'm really proud of how the skirt turned out, wanted to show it off ^^
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bhakri Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
hi! i'm in the middle of making a serena cosplay and i was wondering what measurement you used for the width of the pleats? you did a great job on your skirt and the pleats look very nice! c:
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IthinkIwasInHeaven Featured By Owner Edited Jul 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Hi there! I just went and measured them, they're about 4,5 cm each, which according to Google is around 1,77 inches. Thank you and good luck with your cosplay! Meow :3 
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bhakri Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
aaa thank you so much!
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IthinkIwasInHeaven Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student General Artist
You're most welcome! If you have any other doubts, do not hesitate to ask! :hug:
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RafaKnight Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Que linda *o*
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IthinkIwasInHeaven Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Meow :3 
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NintendosZelda Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my god, that skirt looks just so perfect, how did you do that? *___*
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IthinkIwasInHeaven Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you so much!! (: I'll copy/paste my answer to a similar question 'cause I'm that lazy :P What worked for me was first drawing each part (the pleated thing, the side things, the pockets, the big buttons and the middle thing) on newspapers and sort of putting them together and trying them on to see what shape/size I wanted for them. Then I bought this nice fabric which is special for pleated skirts because well, it stays pleated. I hope this helped and if you have any other doubts, do not hesitate to ask!! ^_^
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NintendosZelda Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, this is very helpful, Serena is my favorite female character from the anime (maybe because of some personal manners) and I was one of the kids watching the first episodes when they came up here. 
Actually I spend most the time with the games(I missed many seasons of the series when I was a kid because my mother didn't allowed me to watch it =_=°) and later I gave the newer episodes a try but it didn't fascinated me that much like the first episodes.
But it started to change as I've seen some of the black/white episodes, for example team rocket was really cool, maybe it just me, but all the characters seem to be more lively and interesting.
Then pokemon x and y where released and I love the game so much, and I was very courious about how the anime was going to be, so since then I'm watching every upcoming episode and I really love it. Ash also seems cooler to me (In the past I didn't really care that much about him or what girl matches him, maybe because I stuck with the games). 
I'm really looking forward to the next episodes of X and Y *_*
Well, that's why I'm maybe going to cosplay her, too in the future (but at the moment I'm working on my Palutena cos though)
PS: I hope my english is understandable.. xD
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IthinkIwasInHeaven Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Your English is perfect! ^_^ And believe me, I know the feeling, my mother didn't allow me to watch anime when I was a kid either! I only convinced her to watch Cardcaptor Sakura last year and she finally accepted that anime can actually be incredibly cute.
As for pokemon, I played the games but I only watched random episodes from random seasons through my life. But now I've also been watching Pokemon x; I still have to catch up on a few episodes but I'm really liking it :) Palutena has an awesome character design, I'm looking forward to seeing photos of that cosplay! Best of luck Meow :3 
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