Category Archives: Tutorials

Pattern Making from Scratch

Pattern making from scratch is an extremely useful skill to have when it comes to cosplay and costume making!  It’s a lot easier than it might look too!  Here I’ll show you one method for making patterns from scratch.  This method is best used for garments that are meant to fit close to the body.

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Kimahri Ronso’s Chainmail

This is a method I came up with to replicate the look of the chainmail Kimahri wears on his bracers.  I only have a very basic knowledge of chainmail, and this is not something I learned from an outside source.  That being said, there’s probably a better way to do this, but it worked for me!

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Dyeing “We Love Colors” Tights to Match Body Makeup

When it comes to top quality leggings, tights, and gloves, We Love Colors makes some of the best I’ve ever used!  They even have 50+ colors to choose from!  One of my favorite things to do is use leggings or tights as a way to cut down on body makeup for those characters with unnatural skin tones.  Even with so many options, though, sometimes you just can’t match your body makeup to your tights straight out of the package.  That’s where fabric dye comes in!  Continue reading Dyeing “We Love Colors” Tights to Match Body Makeup