[NO] Navira Partial by Farisbatwan


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


About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Anonymous

Relationship With Maker

The maker WAS a friend when the item was purchased, but they are NOT a friend now

Prior Experience

No this is my first one, however two of my close friends do.
One of them was a fursuit maker and went over my head with me to help gather information for this review, my other friend owns three suits from the maker, none of which match the quality of the partial i received.

Informed Maker of Issues

Yes immediately. As soon as the box was received and opened I contacted the maker immediately.
What we agreed upon and what i paid for was no where near the quality she was known for or what was promised.
She claimed it was a temporary head to be worn for Anthrocon while she started my actual suit.
We did not agree on this, nor was it ever discussed.

Wear Time

None (Impossible to wear)
About the Maker

Maker

Commission Information

Type: Partial
Style: Realistic
Shipped From: USA

Species

Rabbit
Filed under Glires

Made in Year

Transaction Information

875.25 USD paid in installments
Filed under $501 - $999.

Estimated Completion Time (ETA) Accuracy

There was no ETA given


Date of Review

November 17, 2018

Buy/Commission Date
April 23rd 2018
Completion/Ship Date
July 7th 2018
Item Completion Time (?)

Item Being Reviewed

Navira the rabbit partial in a realistic style as a commission.

Character Concept Art

Photos of Completed Product

HeadGives information about the head of the costume. If reviewing a set of ears, 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.

Impossible to wear! The material, fabric, and foam made it not possible to breathe while wearing.
The ears had cardboard inside of them, and the fur was very low quality almost resembling the cheap jo ann craft fur.
The head base almost looks like the cheep bunny mask spirit halloween sells just slightly altered.
The inside of the head was layered with a thick fleece making it way top warm and constricting.
There was no ventilation whatsoever.

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

The quality of the head is extremely disappointing and not at all what i had ordered.
The head symmetry on the left side is uneven and looks dented.
The shaving is very uneven and choppy, the airbrushing is so rushed it makes the fur crunch and looks very out of place.
Fur feels very brittle and cheap, it doesn’t seem like good quality.
Not at all satisfied with the expression, it looks way to dead pan and morbid.
I fear wearing the head as it seems like it would frighten kids.
It does not match my concept art at all, it was very loosely referenced.

Special Attachments and Features Information about any special or unique features this piece has with regard to the reviewer's satisfaction of them.

The feet paws were never received even though they were paid for.
The head was suppose to be Stuffedpandastudios resin base with a movable jaw, neither of which were used.
The overall quality of the suit is very poor making the suit unwearable.

Hands and FeetGives information about the hands and/or feet of the costume.


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

Hand paws were way to small, unshaven, unlined, and did not match the character reference
The feet paws themselves were never received.

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

Paws are same size, though some fingers are to tight and don’t line up correctly.

TailsGives information about any tails the costume may have.


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

Tail was the only salvageable part.
Though it is uneven, it is wearable.

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

Tail is alright just uneven.

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?

I don’t feel the maker followed the concept art at all rather loosely referenced it.

How well does everything fit together and match up?

Nothing matches, two different shades of grey were used when there should only be one.
The seams are popping and coming undone just from trying the suit on.

Head, and arm sleeves are way to tight and unwearable.

Overall Project Quality

Not at all happy, this was my first suit and I was really looking forward to it. Not only have i not been given even a partial refund, but the maker still has yet to apologize, or make the new suit as they had promised to do so. I have no hope of getting my money back, or the better suit promised.

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

Initial Contact

Through a friend, Text message, and paypal.

Maker Response Time

It was fine if we weren’t talking about the suit, but when i asked i never seemed to get a reply.

Maker Professionalism

She was professional during our earlier transactions, but when i requested a refund the maker denied me, and said she doesn’t do refunds.

Project Completion Time

Not at all happy. I never gave her a deadline, therefore she had plenty of time to work on the head but insisted on giving me a rushed partial.

Rating

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

NO!
This review has been marked with a negative rating.
This means the reviewer would NOT recommend FarisBatwan unless they significantly change their practices.


Final Comments

Maker has good communication skills but seems to do what they want when making suits. I never asked for a temporary suit nor did i ask for it to be completed so quickly as i was willing to wait for quality.
I have screen shots of all the transactions, interactions, and suit damage saved on my phone if a more detailed Review is required.
I would not recommend FBsuits to anyone, if you are planning to commission them please be cautious as her quality fluctuates rapidly.

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