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ai no hoshi
09-10-2002, 01:55 PM
i am making a kurumi costume, and i'm not sure how to make her sleeves.

i've thought of a few ways to pull it off, but i'm looking for more.
i want them to look exactly like the pic, and if you look closely, they don't touch her arm. i'm not worried about them touching my arm, but i want the stiff bubble look that they have.

thanks.

to see the picture, click on the attachment

AlchemistMerlin
09-10-2002, 03:33 PM
well im not an expert but you may have to use some kind of small, light, wirelike frame to do that.....how to do that part im not sure ^^;

Kenshin Ken
09-16-2002, 05:22 PM
Aye, definatley some wire frame.. but if you're up for comfort.. you can try using a plastic container.. and making a hole into it with some help.. and sewing the fabric on it... but that could be a bit troublesome ^^;

Carmila
09-17-2002, 10:01 AM
I juts finished a Kurumi costume and the sleeves were the worst part. I ended up useing heavy sew in interfaceing, wire, craft foam, and elastic all of this with a kinda heavy satin material. Just go with me on this one, if you can, use something in the cotton range if you haven't already bought fabric for it!

Ranma Saotome
09-29-2002, 01:20 PM
Well this is my friend Cathleen. She did Kurumi for Anime North.

http://www.geocities.com/wchun2000/digi.html

I'll ask her if she can can help you.

ai no hoshi
09-29-2002, 01:46 PM
where did she get the bolts?????


i need those!!!!

Yi-Ming
09-29-2002, 05:24 PM
hey hey.... ^^ the bolts are actualy made out of fimo and spray painted with gold paint..... hope that helps. I would love to see your finnished costume! ;)