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Unread 12-06-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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fitting Vinyl

hey! so im going to make a Harley Quinn cosplay (classic body suit) and i know how to do it with spandex and everything, but i really love the look of vinyl for it.
the problem is im not sure how to propely fit it, and i dint want it to end up a catastrophy.
any tips?
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Unread 12-06-2012, 09:06 PM   #2
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To start with, you'll have to find a four-way stretch vinyl (stretches both right-to-left and up-and-down).
It won't stretch as much as spandex would, so you'll have to make allowances for extra darts or seams. If you're lucky you might be able to hide them in the design.
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Unread 12-06-2012, 09:12 PM   #3
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You could also look into a coated spandex to see if there's a matte finished vinyl look or pleather look one, I know there are wet look spandex you could try at Spandex world or Spandex house
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