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Unread 01-23-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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Wonderflex Female Boustier Help

Hello all!

I am currently looking to make an armor piece for myself that ends up being a short boustier. Is there a better way than hand molding to get the shape I need? I am worried about the WF becoming too thin in parts.

Is making a duct tape mold of myself and molding over it the way to go?

Thanks so much!
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Unread 01-23-2013, 02:45 PM   #2
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I'm new to wonderflex as well. I plan to be using it in gauntlets and a breast plate. If you haven't seen Kamui's tutorials I would recommend it, she does amazing work with wonderflex.
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Unread 01-23-2013, 02:55 PM   #3
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I wouldn't worry about it becoming too thin. I just made my asuna Brest piece of wf and it was a great thickness. Also I just molded it to myself over my clothes.
The great thing about wonder flex is that is can be molded multiple times so just experiment until you find something you like. (:
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Unread 01-23-2013, 03:18 PM   #4
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In his tutorials on Instructables, Volpin recommends using two or three layers of Wonderflex to make large parts such as breastplates:
"Even the thickest of their available products is still pretty thin for very good results, so you'll see in later steps I often double or triple layer the material to make curves smoother and cleaner. "


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