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Armor pre-paint

Thanks to my personal seamstress, my mother-in-law Debbie, the majority of the “leather” armor is assembled.  There’s not a lot of pictures of the process, it was pretty much just a lot of measuring and sewing and such, but it took the both of us a few hours today and a few yesterday to finish. 116 more words

Machine-embroidered embossed appliqués tutorial

The best thing about making costumes is discovering new techniques! The other day, I stumbled upon a tutorial from Urban Threads about using craft foam to add texture and depth to machine-embroidered designs. 715 more words


Nihal' s shoulder armour - Very cheap tutorial

Hi penguins! 

If you remember, some months ago I drew my young Nihal armour.

I’ m going to tell you how I made my Nihal’s shoulder armour. 487 more words

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Bombshell Wonder Woman Cosplay, Part 2 - Experimenting with Thermoplastics, Trial and Error

I am very new to thermoplastics. If you are not familiar, I’m talking about Worbla, Wonderflex, EVA foam and craft foam. I decided for this first project I would start small, and try a few different mediums. 1,167 more words


Costuming: Tie Fighter Pilot chest piece (foam armor)

May the 4th was the opportunity to upgrade a few of our costumes. Among others was Reggie’s Tie fighter pilot. So far, his chest piece was only made of soft fake leather, and it had none of the rigidity nor the shine of a real piece of Armour. 110 more words


Fake leather bracelet tutorial

Hi penguins! 

Some days ago I had an idea. I was there, avoiding every kind of study stuffs, when I thought:”Uhm, I have a blue wig, violet lensens, I can create something about Nihal.” For those who don’t know her, she is the protagonist of”Chronicles of the Overworld” by Licia Trosi. 369 more words

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A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 118: Self-Portrait on the Cheap

Happy Friday, everybody! True to form (or foam), whenever I’m trying out something new, I often try it out on a self-portrait.

I decided to create some kind of mosaic with craft foam we had hanging around at work. 179 more words