Step 7: Final thoughts

This was a fun costume, I got a lot of compliments and hundreds of people took pics of me in West hollywood. 

Problem is, the streets are hard to navigate if this thing isn't sold on you. I can imagine if you're not a big person, that could also add to the difficulty. If you're going somewhere small, this costume is a bit of a pain, if you're going somewhere outdoors, this costume is perfect. Also, expect to stand around a lot - have a friend bring you drinks so you don't have to move. lol

I made this in about 1 weekend including finding the pieces to put it together. The only part i"d change is the support. The detail was cool, and really made the costume.

Good luck!

This is one of the coolest homemade costumes I've seen.
Best idea ever, Thank you so much!! My version won me 2nd prize in a costume contest I didn't even know I entered - $200 Bucks!! Nicely Done! <br> <br>
Side View Schematic.... The details makes the costume! <br> <br> Total cost for goods (had the summoning cat and lights) about $80 - Not Bad! <br> <br>
Bamboo poles would be cool for the poles
i want an order of california rolls to go... and the guy making them to deliver it to me personally. grawr! ;)
haha! howyoodoin? lol thanks (c:<br>
Aw sookie sookie! U are very welcome! ;)
freaking awesome!<br> <br> definitely could have gone with some kind of shoulder harness and maybe a back piece to the whole costume (to make it look like you were a completely self contained restaurant....like the back piece could have been the back wall of the sushi shop) then disguised the harness as an apron.<br>
like i said, any suggestions would be better than the crap harness I made. I really should have planned it out better.
dude, this is so win. I might make most of the harness rigging from my old camping bag, (too lazy!) also another place to store Halloween goods!
Thanks! that sounds like a good plan.
That is the most amazing and hilarious thing I've seen on this site in a long long time! You sir are a genius! My tenugui goes off to you :D
Up until now, the best costume I had seen was a lemonade stand. Yours is the best costume ever. Very creative!
Anyone else notice the person in the background picking their nose?
now that you mention it! I never noticed that.
I LOVE IT! The lights are what made it really amazing.
I love it! (and I don't even eat sushi) :)
LOVE IT! freaking awsome, i love pet shops.... maybe i should atempt ot make one, lol
Sweet! <br />And a third on the shoulder harness suggestion. You need a stable counter so you could actually prepare and hand out sushi!
I was thinking I could have clay sushi that looked like fish.. I thought about picking up some california rolls from the supermarket and handing them out, but I figured it was too much hassle..
What an outstanding, complex build! Great details on everything, inlcuding the parts that didn't work right. I'm surprised you didn't go for a shoulder harness -- it might not have looked as clean, but maybe could have given you better hands-free performance.
Thanks guys, I hadn't thought about the shoulder harness - a MUCH better idea, <br><br>I should try to make a shoulder harness and update this. I still have the costume, one year later! I was thinking of donating it to a kindergarten school for play time.. I think I'd have to remove the sake bottle first tho, lol
this is awesome! I definitely have to try and make it now!
Quite possibly the best costume i've seen yet! that's amazing!

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