[YES] Kota Lion Cub Kigu by Curlworks

General InformationGives some information about the item and the person writing the review.


About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Furaffinity: kota-cub

Relationship With Maker

The maker is NOT a friend

Prior Experience

Yes, I own two suits and am a maker myself

Informed Maker of Issues

I have not had any!

Wear Time

50-80 hours
About the Maker

Maker

Commission Information

Type: Kigus & Clothing
Style: Toony
Shipped From: Unknown

Species

lion cub
Filed under Felidae

Made in Year

Transaction Information

350 USD
Filed under $400 and under.

Met Deadline

There was no deadline
No deadline was set up! My slot was slated for September completion, and once he was fully paid off, it took about a week to complete from start to finish


Date of Review

January 10, 2017

Buy/Commission Date
September 2016
Completion/Ship Date
September 2016
Item Completion Time (?)

Character Concept Art


Photos of Completed Product

BodyGives information about the main body of the costume. If reviewing a separate set of pants/legs or torso, the answers would also go in this section.


Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

The kigu is amazingly comfortable, and the hood is bigger than any of the ones i’ve purchased in the past, which allows for ease of wear. The hood is also lined

All the seams inside the kigu are serged, and the buttonholes are finished. Buttons are secured nicely, and I was sent an extra just in case

The kigu does contain pockets, also they are a bit lower than I am used to, more on my legs than hips. Not a problem at all, just takes a little getting used to

Overall, I expect this thing to last quite a while

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

I am so pleased with how he came out. The face on the hood is absolutely adorable, and the details put into the design, his ears, and the overall construction of the body are amazing.

The literal only ‘complaint’ I have is that the hair tuft is not sewn down completely on the head and has a tendency to flop backwards with a lot of movement. It’s not anything hugely debilitating, just means i need to keep an eye on it er maybe throw a stitch down to keep it in place

But they captured my character to a T

OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.


Product Satisfaction How satisfied the reviewer is with the overall look and feel of the costume in its entirety.

How was your concept art realized?

How satisfied are you with how closely the suit matches the concept art?
Very satisfied

How well does everything fit together and match up?

How satisfied are you with how well everything fits together and matches up?
Very satisfied

Overall Project Quality

How satisfied are you with the overall quality of your project?
Very satisfied

Purchase Process Details the interactions between the customer/reviewer and the maker of the item with regard to the buying process.

Initial Contact

Quite easy! I even asked them to requote me after a friend decided to gift me a kigurumi of the character I had originally asked for, and it was a breeze

Maker Response Time

How long did it take them to respond?
Very quickly

Maker Professionalism

How satisfied are you with the overall customer service and professionalism of the maker?
Completely! They were very sweet and friendly the entire time, and communicating with them was stress free and easy

Project Completion Time

No deadlines in place, but I was blown away at how FAST he was completed

Rating

FursuitReview scores by having the reviewer answer the following question:
"Would you recommend this maker to another?"

YES!
This review has been marked with a positive rating.
This means the reviewer would recommend Curlworks.


Final Comments

Working with Curlworks was a breeze. They kept me updated every step of the way and I received WIP pictures through each of the steps. The quality of the product was phenomenal, and I wear the kigurumi quite often

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