Jill Valentine Resident Evil Concept and Materials

This project shouldn’t require many materials. There isn’t much to her outfit anyways. I am a fan of the games, although I have only really played from 4 and onwards. I do own the other ones on my gamecube, but they rarely get played these days. The gameplay is a little off for me. I prefer the styles of the newer ones.

With the new movie, and supposed to be the final movie, I decided it was time to make my costume. Jill has always been a favorite character of mine throughout the games and movies. I originally wanted to wait to make this until I was more fit, as Jill is in great shape being a STARS member. But alas, I couldn’t give up this opportunity to portray her for the final film.

I chose her costume from Resident Evil Apocalypse, although she wears it in one of the games as well, I have watched the movie more than I played that game. I know she has a shoulder holster, I purchased one online almost two months before the movie, but it didn’t arrive in time. My thigh holster and utility belt did though. I didn’t wear it to the theater. Wouldn’t have been comfortable. And not sure if my theater would approve. Also, due to the weather, I did wear tights, as it was below freezing, and I also wore the cardigan instead of having it tied around my waist.

For materials you will need:

Corset-1 yard of blue fabric, if not blue a bottle of blue dye as well. Black twill, interfacing. Spring steel bones and spiral steel bones. Grommets, lacing. And all the rest of your corseting supplies you could need.

Skirt-3/4 yard of black sateen. 5 inches of grey sateen. 1 zipper about 7 inches. Interfacing for the waistband.

Odds and Ends- Almost knee-high black boots, thigh holster, utility belt, shoulder holster, fake guns, and a wig. I bought a cardigan for this costume, I could have made one if I had the time, but I figured that would be the easiest piece to find. (I don’t have a wig and I find it very unlikely that I will purchase one for this cosplay. As it is pretty low-cost costume, maybe that will change if I wear it to GamesCon. I’m just not a fan of wigs and the comfort they have.)

I would like to apologize for the long wait in my posts. I had a work trip to go to. And I have started the most in-depth costume I have ever made. It will definitely be a labor of love. I need to finish it in time. Most of the posts that are coming up will be posts from the past. No new material. Technically new posts as they have ye to be discussed. But the pieces will be all made within the past year. Also, I won’t share much about the big upcoming project. Thank you for taking the time to read this.


Author: consortcreations

This blog is all about my sewing adventures. Whether it be cosplay, historical-esque, or original designs. You will find all of those things here. I am 26, I have been sewing for a total of two and a half years. I started it as something fun, a small hobby. But it has turned into a bigger part of my life. Bigger than I thought it would be. I am completely self-taught. That is I had no first hand sewing teacher. I learned through the power of trial and error as well as reading blogs. The inspiration to sew came from many places. Television and literature being the two biggest. And I figured, I might as well try to make it myself, it would be more cost effective than paying someone else to make it. Besides how hard could it be? And boy was it hard. But then not so much. It is just trying something and if that didn’t work try it another way. If you have any questions, just ask. Or if you want to comment feel free.

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