Lessa of Dragonriders of Pern
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Category: Sci-Fi

Completed: 100%

Hours to Make: < 5

First worn at: Dragoncon 2004

Inspiration: My mom got me into the Pern books, and since my mom was going with me to Dragoncon and Anne McCaffrey was going to be there, I decided to do a Lessa costume.

Favorite Aspect: People's reactions... haha this one guy goes, "That's Lessa - she's got that nasty look on her face!" It was hard trying to stay in character during the contest, I wanted to smile!

Least Favorite Aspect: It's SO HOT. Also, no references... I went by the standard dragonrider description from one of the books - any images I could find of Lessa didn't have her in anything like that for some reason. Oh well.

Easiest Task: Everything really... it was all pretty simple to make.

Hardest Task: I guess sewing the fabric on the goggles.



1st place Pern Costume Contest at Dragoncon 04