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Daenerys Targaryen (Khaleesi) Cosplay Costume

I am a huge fantasy buff and I LOVE making costumes. I don’t make them very often and I have no particular skill set that enables me to create them of any specific quality, but I do love stepping out of the box and attempting a challenge. So, since I have gotten myself obsessively hooked on HBO’s Game of Thrones, which is based off of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, for Halloween I decided to be one of my favorite characters: Daenerys Targaryen.

Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen costume inspiration.

What do you think? Below is the final product. It took around 4 days to complete, not full days, but minimum 5 hours each day,  and I never ended up using my sewing machine (all hand stitching!).

Khaleesi- Daenerys Targaryen Costume/Cosplay

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Daenerys Targaryen Costume Cosplay a Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen Costume Cosplay a Game of Thrones

Details

Daenerys Targaryen Costume Cosplay Details a Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen Costume Cosplay Details a Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen Costume Cosplay Details a Game of Thrones

And of course, being the video blogger I am, this costume wouldn’t be complete without two making-of vlogs. Enjoy!

SORRY: Costume is NOT for sale.

The Making Of

Part 1

Part 2

47 comments

  1. Wow, awesome job! You looked almost exactly like her! Great job!

  2. Nadine you look pretty :3 5 stars on the costume :) well done . :D

  3. Wow! By far, the best Khaleesi homemade costume I have seen yet. Well done! :D

  4. Epic costume! Loves it!

  5. Dude, this is unreal! I am soooo jealous of both the costume and your skills! I wanted to be a danerys for halloween but knew i wouldnt have the time or patience to make a costume like this. unreal job!

  6. Watched both of the videoes! You did suuuch a good job! It turned out great! :D

  7. OMG! This is so epic! You did an awesome job with the costume! You are so talented!

  8. This is a really awesome costume, good work on taking all that time and work to do this!
    PS YOU LOOK GREAT! haha

  9. hey nadine!. this seems like a pretty fun contest so i hope i win plus uve been to some pretty cool places this year and id love to have a postcard take care byee
    -Randy bear

  10. Hey Nadine!! (see what I did there). Admittedly I did just register 5 minutes ago for the chance to win a postcard. But nonetheless, I’m a huge fan. I’ve been subscribed to both your YouTube channels since you were living with Olga in California, and I was hooked. I also liked you page on facebook. I realize now how stalker-ish that all sounds… I swear I’m not a stalker though.

    Anywho, your costume is just amazing. I don’t watch Game of Thrones but from what I can tell by the pictures of the actual character and you, it’s just about spot on. Bravo Nadine :)

    -Your Uncool Gentleman

  11. HI!
    I just wanted to say that you’re so creative! I can’t believe that you used a toy sewing machine (And fabric, of course) :O lol
    I’m going to be completely honest, I only just signed up a couple minutes ago on your website when I heard about the post card thing. . .. Don’t send me to jail! Anyway I remember when I saw the video about grapples, and I was addicted since <3 :) I also love watching your vlogs. Like most people I started to watch your videos when you first moved in with Olga, and I was kind of sad when you moved out :/
    On that somewhat depressing note, Love your videos and please please give me a post card :)

    • lol I fail xP scratch out the toy machine part and add in that you did it by hand (That’s what she…. wait…… THAT’S WHAT I SAID lol)

  12. Very nice job. Love the poses. You look very serious.

  13. For not using a machine at all, this looks damn good! I actually started watching the show because of your videos! :)

  14. hi! yay! thumbs up! i said all 3 things you suggested in your video! does that win me a postcard? haha xD i’m a Vancouverite too! (i THINK you’re from Vancouver. if not, whoops!)

  15. Awesome!
    Your so creative !

  16. i love game of thrones its an awesome show
    btw your so adorable (:

  17. I love this! Great job Nadine! It looks awesome :)

  18. It’s always been my dream to get some sort of sovenier from my Fav Yotubers!! It would mean SOO much too me if I could a postcard from you Nadine <3 :)

  19. This turned out so great! You definitely had some idea of what you were doing!

  20. WOW! Totally awesome costume, Nadine! Hope ya won a few costume contests. Totally deserved any ya got!

  21. Your costume is so Awesome!
    Game of Thrones FTW!

  22. You really did well with this one! Good job, I would never be able to do this XD

  23. Hey
    Are you planning on doing an youtube advent calender this year as well? Hope so :)

  24. Wonderful costume, very impressed! :o (/Postcard)

  25. I love your videos especially when you make beautiful pieces of work. I hope you make more costumes maybe and elf costume for Christmas =D

  26. Woo Hoo 2nd post on the same vlog. Hoping to win a postcard from the very adorable Nadine (: <3

  27. I chose this one to comment on because I think you did a great job on this costume! I hope I win a post card :) Love you, Nadine! You’re such a sweetheart!

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    Oh yeah, and thumbs up!!!!

  29. I like u! you r awesome person,,,,

  30. Hey Nadine! I really enjoy watching you… on youtube;) hah
    Anywayss.. I really enjoy your internet content because its unique and I know I’m going to see something new. Your like Fresh Nadine. Know what I’m sayin?

  31. Hey Nadine! I really enjoy watching you… on YouTube;)
    Anywayss.. I like your internet content because its unique. I always know I’m going to see something new. Your like Fresh Nadine.
    Know what i’m sayin?

  32. good grief! I didn’t mean to post that twice. I thought the first on didn’t show up but it turns out that they appear at the bottom of the list. Who looks at the bottom of the list! btw i love these pics! The posing in the shrubs really added effect<3. k love ya bye

  33. Christina Humphries

    my oh my you are definitely the bomb!!! i smell a bunch of flowers and potpourri while looking at your ed hardy perfume-worthy pictures! Nice very nice

  34. WOW, nice job Nadyne!!

  35. this is so cool because i was just thinking about reading the book series that the tv series is based off of!!!! you are amazing!! and i would love to get a postcard from you- i bought one before and i got a great wall of china one! it is really cool thanks!!!!!!xD

  36. hmmm.. i love you !

  37. It’s a really good costume, but I think one little improvement could be to have the garments appear dirty, and to give you skin a slight dirty appearance as well. Over all though it’s really great, and fairly accurate

  38. I really like your costume. I am going to try to make one, the only problem is that I want to make it for Comic Con..which is on saturday. So I’ll need to hustle. Any advice would be appreciated!

  39. Are you selling this fabulous costume?

  40. is it for sale? i’d love to buy it for halloween 2012.

  41. Ahhhhhh I’m really trying to find this costume!!!!!! I was looking up how to make daenerys costume when I found this, and your YouTube video brought me here, and well yeah.

  42. Awesome!! The hair could use more braids ;) but otherwise: very well done! Too bad the costume is not for sale…

  43. is it for sale this year hahah i have been obsessed with trying to find the perfect one, lovess it

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