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Unread 08-16-2016, 04:55 AM   #1
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Help needed with Korra cosplay

I am currently part way through a Korra costume and I have run into several brick walls. I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of an online fabric shop (preferably UK based to reduce shipping costs) that has something I could use for the tank top. Believe it or not, no shop I have visited has had anything remotely close.

I was also wondering if anyone knew where to get a (preferably pre-styled) Korra wig.http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/...20160520184559
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Unread 08-17-2016, 03:17 AM   #2
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Hi Kyouma,

First off, welcome to Coscom! Let me start by saying that this is technically in the wrong subforum, and really should be split into two threads-- one in the fabric/sewing subforum for the shirt, and another in the wigs/hair subforum about achieving Korra's hairstyle. You're more likely to get better answers there.

Since I'm not from the UK, I can't really help with the fabric situation, but I can at least say that you're going to have a terrible time trying to find a completed Korra wig from a standard wig shop. If you're too scared to do the styling yourself, try the Marketplace (available when you hit 10 posts) and look for a commissioner who could do it for you. You might also get super lucky and find someone selling it second-hand, which would also work.
If you are up for styling it yourself, there are definitely tutorials out there.

I'd also check the Cartoons subforum for the ATLA/LOK thread, and skim and/or search that for info. Chances are someone else has already tackled this same thing, and it could help you!

Best of luck.
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Unread 08-17-2016, 04:49 AM   #3
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Thank you very much for the advice.
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Unread 08-17-2016, 09:08 PM   #4
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Have you tried charity shops? They may have a similar shirt that you can adjust, or some fabric in that color.
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I'm not sure if they shop to the UK, but Cactusmafia/Fivewits wigs (they use both names, for some reason) has a Korra wig base that comes pre-ponytailed for easier styling. You'll still have to style it but the hardest parts are alreafy done.
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