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Unread 11-03-2012, 09:37 PM   #61
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Im looking for a black top with ruffles exactly like the one TOP is wearing here:
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Unread 11-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #62
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So, I want to cosplay John from Homestuck:

Where do I find those shoes? They look like TOMs, but is it possible to find them in that color in a men's 10?
Do you have a dream costume you'd like to make?
Group cosplay space pirates of multiple generations. Carrying a boom box loaded with space pirate music.

Another, more doable one would be a squad of Dai Li agents from Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Unread 12-04-2012, 03:48 AM   #63
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I'm searching for a fabric like this one.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cospa-To-Lov...em27c5f7 200a
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Unread 12-30-2012, 09:20 PM   #64
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I'd like to see some links to places you can buy cloaks or capes. I need one, but am absolutely TERRIBLE at sewing, or fabric craft of any kind.
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Unread 01-31-2013, 03:04 AM   #65
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I cannot for the life of me find pants for Miguel: http://images4.fanpop.com/image/phot...6-1246-708.jpg

The one in red... I've found some crappy breeches that have elastic in the cuffs, but I can't find a good pair of pants that even looks remotely like his. Can ANYONE help me? I can't sew, so making them isn't really an option
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Unread 02-09-2013, 01:48 PM   #66
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Any suggestions on where to get gems/crystals? I'm thinking specifically for TP Zelda, but crystals in general would be good.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 01:51 PM   #67
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For TP I would suggest looking for chandelier crystals and blue glass paint. You can find them on ebay a lot.
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Unread 02-11-2013, 12:57 AM   #68
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Question Fake teeth/fangs/claws?

Does anyone know where I might find fake animal fangs (bear, sabre tooth, wolf size would be great?)

To be used as coat toggles, as well as boot and belt embellishments?
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Unread 02-11-2013, 08:43 AM   #69
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Here's a request I posted in another forum- it was suggested I post here first, so here it is!

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I've been considering trying a Black Egret from Skullgirls (http://www.giantbomb.com/skullgirls/...er/51-2181820/) which pretty much looks like I'd need:

-An olive double-breasted suit (like http://www.mensitaly.com/products.aspx?id=11153... not sure about how I would tackle the pants? I'm not even sure what they're called) The red shirt and tie are probably the easiest items to procure.

-A brown load-bearing vest, or webbing? Although I have a feeling I won't have a lot of luck searching for one that looks like the one depicted. Or maybe it's not quite a load-bearing vest/webbing (it actually does look a little more like a few belts in the Egrets' case). It looks like I'd need two prop stick grenades on top of that.

-A unique-looking helmet and a gas mask. I think the helmet itself is probably the most difficult part for me (being time-constrained and not having much skill when it comes to crafting). I know I can probably find a gas mask at an army surplus store (and I think there are a few guides when it comes to lighting up the eye lens). If I could find a helmet that is shaped similarly to the one in the artwork, maybe I'd be able to work off of it and add the little Umbrella decal and Pickelhaube-like point on the top somehow on my own.

-Red armband with the little umbrella logo. I think this shouldn't be too difficult to procure in one way or another even despite my complete lack of crafting skills.

-Grey/Black/Charcoal gloves. Shouldn't be too hard. I'll probably have to decide on the texture/material/thickness/etc.


Up until now, I've pretty much put together my last two costumes (Phoenix Wright and Roy Mustang) by buying a suit/uniform close to the design and making subtle changes on my own (mostly just buying in the case of Mustang), and it didn't hurt that both get-ups were fairly simple.

I feel like the entire suit part of a Black Egret would essentially be the same as my Phoenix Wright costume's process (buy an appropriately-colored suit/shirt/tie, get it fitted better, etc.), but the concept of putting together the impressive-looking helmet is what sort of intimidates me the most. I've never had an amazing amount of free time (or skill) to do any crafting of my own, but having a tailor friend is what let me get away with putting together Phoenix and Roy. Crafting a helmet from scratch is probably not possible in my situation, but I figured if there was some kind of base model I could work off of, I might be able to think of something.

I'm not looking to be 100% exactly accurate, but would anybody be able to point me in the right direction especially in regards to the helmet/mask and webbing? I guess it doesn't help that this particular "character" isn't very well-known, hahah.
In the meantime I've been looking (without luck) and will keep going.
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Unread 02-11-2013, 09:14 PM   #70
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Hi! I know a Canadian fabric store that could be helpful for some people: http://www.fabricland.ca/
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Unread 02-13-2013, 01:11 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by PeregrineStudio View Post
I'd like to see some links to places you can buy cloaks or capes. I need one, but am absolutely TERRIBLE at sewing, or fabric craft of any kind.
Same here.

I need a cloak/mantle like this one: http://www.xl-shop.com/xlshop/produc...AYLEIGH_01.jpg

Does anyone know a good site to buy coats like this?
I would try to sew it ... but i'm just not experienced enough to do it.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 11:39 AM   #72
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This is a great cape. I can make it out of faux micro-suede for $200. If you would like it to be distress dyed so it looks worn that's an extra $50. You will not be dissappointed with the quality!!
I am a professional costume designer so your project will be completed with the best details and materials possible for your budget. You will feel all powerful and fabulous wearing a Gypsy Dream Studios costume. It will fit you and be comfortable. Please check out some other costumes I've made here:

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Unread 02-17-2013, 07:24 PM   #73
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Does anyone know a good site to purchase gloves? I am looking for gloves like the one the wrestler Kane wears.
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Unread 02-21-2013, 12:51 AM   #74
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Does anyone know where to get some rings? I am cosplaying as Blackbeard from One pIece and I need to find the rings with big gems
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Unread 03-21-2013, 03:34 AM   #75
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Does anybody know where I can find a 1/2 inch cotton rope, I keep coming across cotton rope that is 1/4th inch or lower but never 1/2.
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