Next up on my Keyleth tutorial series is her belt. I made the belt just like I made the bracers, so this tutorial will be very similar to that, but I'm writing it just in case anyone needs to see the visuals. First, wrap yourself or your dress form (set to your measurements) in plastic… Continue reading Keyleth Belt
Does your Cosplay need some antlers? Let's make some magnetic ones that snap right to your wig! These are super light weight and small. If you want to make them bigger, you need to use a different attachment, either a headband, or even a screw with a headband underneath the wig. I made these twice,… Continue reading Magnetic Antlers Tutorial
Let's make some bracers for Keyleth! These will also work for any woodsy, elf type character, and are totally customizable. Let's get going! Whenever I make armor, I use the duct tape method. Wrap your forearm in plastic wrap, then duct tape. Next, sketch a basic outline for your bracers. It doesn't have to be… Continue reading Keyleth Bracers Tutorial
Let's make Belle's big blue bow! I've never made a bow before, but it didn't seem too difficult. This is how I made it. You'll need to cut 2 large rectangles of the blue fabric the size you want of the fabric, and a 1 smaller skinny piece for the 'knot'. You'll also need a… Continue reading Village Belle: Bow
Let's style a wig! Full disclosure: I'm a complete newb to wig styling. I barely know what I'm doing. But it seems to be working, so here's what I did. First, separate the hair along the front. You'll need this later. This is a relatively this layer, but not too thin. Next, back comb for… Continue reading Village Belle Wig
The pattern I chose for Village Belle didn't have pockets, so I wanted to add them. Adding pockets is fairly simple, especially on a skirt. Before sewing your skirt front and back together at sides, you'll want to cut out your pockets. Make sure they're big enough for your phone! I usually use the skirt… Continue reading Adding a Pocket to a Skirt
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New video! Part three of the Punk Captain Marvel tutorial is now up on YouTube!
Hi friends! After the amazing response to my mini tutorial for village Belle, I decided to turn pattern selection into a detailed blog post. It's really easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to sewing, but choosing a pattern doesn't have to be scary. I hope by the end of this blog, you feel more… Continue reading Choosing a Pattern for Cosplay