You could start at it with scissors to give it a general shape, then use sandpaper to give it a worn look.
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COSPLAYS IN PROGRESS
Umbreon (Pokemon gijinka) - Constructing
Gaius (Fire Emblem: Awakening) - Buying stuff
Vaati (LoZ Minish Cap) - Planning
Soren (Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn) - Constructing