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jinglebooboo
04-26-2011, 08:00 PM
at first i was going to make this cosplay out of latex, but i am having so much trouble and can't get the latex to stick together. i figure, it is time for a plan B sadly
i was wondering what kinds of suggestions people have for the material i should use for this cosplay. it appears to me to be shiny, but that is just my opinion
so far i have thought of these fabrics
PVC- worried it will wrinkle though, and takes very good sewing skills which i feel like i lack
http://www.mjtrends.com/categories-Stretch-PVC,Fabric
metallic spandex- worried it may be a weird shiny, but, would make clean lines on stockings and gloves. don't know how i would make the top though http://www.spandexhouse.com/products.asp?pg=4&id=85&pname=Metallic%20Spandex
black matt vinyl- don't know if it has the proper stretch for this project
http://www.mjtrends.com/products.Black,Matte-Vinyl,Fabric
vinyl- is this any different from pvc?
http://www.mjtrends.com/categories-Patent-Vinyl,Fabric

any advice is highly wanted and appreciated

ref of character
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://disgaea.neoseeker.com/w/i/disgaea/thumb/2/24/Etna_Big_%28Disgaea_2%29.jpg/300px-Etna_Big_%28Disgaea_2%29.jpg&imgrefurl=http://disgaea.neoseeker.com/wiki/Etna_%28Disgaea_2%29&usg=__hqjmdyvhKIkmyB-oJXlDOC7PdwM=&h=563&w=300&sz=60&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=ZLfmS9eLvq_q2M:&tbnh=137&tbnw=73&ei=XFy3TdCrHqrq0gGRsfnNDw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Detna%2Bdisgaea%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26s a%3DX%26biw%3D1024%26bih%3D604%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=133&vpy=81&dur=393&hovh=140&hovw=75&tx=97&ty=141&page=1&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0

BisectedBrioche
05-04-2011, 11:07 PM
IIRC, "Kahindra" (I think that's the name she uses here, it's definatly the one she uses on dA) did a pretty good one. Maybe you could PM her and see if she'll tell you what she used?