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Unread 04-13-2012, 04:41 PM   #1
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could I use wonderflex for this?

i've never used wonderflex but my last attempt at making the hairpieces was a total fail. I need something pretty sturdy to stand up when glued to hair combs

i'm remaking this headdress:
http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/a...3dabda41-1.jpg

would wonderflex work or should I look into something else?
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Unread 04-14-2012, 09:55 AM   #2
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The headdress looks awesome! You may be able to use wonderflex - what bits are you looking for? If you are putting these on a wig - you may want to consider something other than a comb. I know a comb would be accurate - but sometimes you have to think of a wig not as hair. You may need something sturdier underneath to put the head pieces on.
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Yup, pins, staples and hot glue can be used when it isn't real hair or attached to a head I too want to know which parts you are thinking of using wonderflex for, the curly bits out to the side may be perfect, but I'd look for a silk flower for that part, it's a water lily.
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i was actually looking to make the gold pins. i've made the entire costume already but I need to remake the headdress because the clips kept falling because they weren't sturdy enough
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For the gold pins (what I think the gold pins are...) I'd take some sort of spike as a base, make the top with craft foam, seal the craft foam with a few layers of white glue, then rub n buff the whole thing in gold.
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yeah I tried craft foam and it didn't stay up, but I might try using the thicker craft foam. I also thought about poster board. well I have 3 months to test it out. thanks guys
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i've never used wonderflex but my last attempt at making the hairpieces was a total fail. I need something pretty sturdy to stand up when glued to hair combs

i'm remaking this headdress:
http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/a...3dabda41-1.jpg

would wonderflex work or should I look into something else?
I'm thinking WONDERFLEX and or FOSSHAPE would be most useful for this. Should you want some free sample swatches to play around with....just email us a mailing address via info@wonderflexworld.com
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