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Ashton Wig, Foam, Tutorial

Ready to make that Ashton wig?!? This is the tutorial for a foam wig. I'll also make one for my resin wig once it's finished. But the foam is for conventions since the resin wig is incredibly heavy. Let's start with supplies! Plastic wrapDuct tapeMarkersScissorsFoam (I used 6mm for the base, 10mm for spikes, both… Continue reading Ashton Wig, Foam, Tutorial

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Mollymauk Boot Covers Tutorial

Staying on theme of the ridiculousness of this cosplay, let's make some boot covers. You are absolutely welcome to buy boots that are as close as possible, but I like to be extra. And I have terrible feet, so it's impossible to wear regular boots. First, you need a good pair of shoes to create… Continue reading Mollymauk Boot Covers Tutorial

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Orym’s Breastplate Tutorial

Are you as obsessed with campaign three as I am? Wanna cosplay Orym? I got you! Let's go! First, supplies: EVA foam (I used 4 mm and 2 mm from Michaels)Heat gunRectangle buckle ringRivets (or googly eyes)Hot glueContact cementPaintVelcroBuckles First, create a duct tape pattern. I made mine on my dress form since I plan… Continue reading Orym’s Breastplate Tutorial

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Ash’s Accessories

Time for some accessories! I love Ashton's accessories so much! They take me back to my high school days. Le sigh. Nostalgia. Anyway, these are super easy to make. You're gonna need some supplies. These are NOT affiliate links. I am not part of Amazon's affiliate program yet. Black pleather fabric (I used the leftover… Continue reading Ash’s Accessories

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Mollymauk Vest

Let's make Molly's vest! This vest gives me nightmares. I have discovered I hate quilting. But, it's finished and beautiful and I feel so accomplished! So, first, decide on your vest pattern. You'll likely have to create the collar yourself if you want to have a cannon accurate vest. I found this gorgeous pattern and… Continue reading Mollymauk Vest

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Ashton Jacket Vest

Art by Hannah Freiderichs @agarthanguide on Twitter Taliesin really loves to make us sweat, huh? But honestly, Ashton's outfit is super simple. It's the hair and body paint and gold slag that's going to be difficult. Let's start with their jacket vest. I prefer working with patterns, since it makes writing these tutorials easier. So… Continue reading Ashton Jacket Vest

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Mollymauk Pants

So you've decided to cosplay the mess that is Mollymauk Tealeaf, eh? Yeah, me too. This cosplay is a nightmare, but also super rewarding and beautiful. Let's make some pants. This is not the only way to go about making his pants, it's simply how I decided to make his pants. Use this as guide… Continue reading Mollymauk Pants

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Ashton Glass Easy/Quick

I'm really excited this worked!!! This entire project took about 1 hour to put together, and will likely cost about $50ish, depending on the light price. First, supplies! You need: Headband. I chose black to hide in my hair (the clear actually stood out too much)Motion Projectables Northern Lights nightlight. I got mine at Walmart,… Continue reading Ashton Glass Easy/Quick

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Caleb’s Harness Part Two

This is a short tutorial, but I wasn't sure how I wanted to attach the books until I made one, so here you are! Miss the first tutorial? Click here to find out how to make the base harness. This is how I decided to attach my books. It is not the only way, so… Continue reading Caleb’s Harness Part Two

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Caleb’s Spellbook

Before I can move on with his book harness, I need to make Caleb's Spellbook so I know how I'll be attaching it to the harness. And because I'm being very extra with Caleb, I'm making the book from scratch! Full disclosure: I know next to nothing about book binding. I read a bunch of… Continue reading Caleb’s Spellbook