The Hero s Closet

The Hero s Closet Author Gillian Conahan
ISBN-10 9781683350095
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 208
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Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero’s Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even the most novice sewists create the costumes of their dreams. A skilled crafter and avid cosplayer, Gillian Conahan walks readers through finding inspiration online and through their fandom; shares insight into translating character art into real-world garments; and offers advice on pattern selection, alterations, fabrics, and embellishment techniques. The Hero’s Closet is the first how-to handbook on the art of sewing for cosplay. A must-have guide for Comic Con and Halloween, it’s essential for all ambitious fans with a DIY spirit who love the idea of cosplay, but need the inspiration and technical tips to make an awesome costume.



The Hero s Closet

The Hero s Closet Author Gillian Conahan
ISBN-10 1419723960
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 208
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Cosplayers rejoice! "The Hero s Closet" is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even the most novice sewists create the costumes of their dreams. A skilled crafter and avid cosplayer, Gillian Conahan walks readers through finding inspiration online and through their fandom; shares insight into translating character art into real-world garments; and offers advice on pattern selection, alterations, fabrics, and embellishment techniques. The book also features 11 original step-by-step basic patterns such as jumpsuits, jackets, and pants. It then suggests ideas for mixing and matching these basics to create costumes of all styles, including superheroes, pirates, elves, school girls, and adventurers. "The Hero s Closet" is the first how-to handbook on the art of sewing for cosplay. A must-have guide for Comic Con and Halloween, it s essential for all ambitious fans with a DIY spirit who love the idea of cosplay, but need the inspiration and technical tips to make an awesome costume. "



The Costume Making Guide

The Costume Making Guide Author Svetlana Quindt
ISBN-10 9781440345258
Release 2016-12-12
Pages 128
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Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! The Best Cosplay Tutorial Guide Ever! Get ready to impress ordinary mortals with your superhuman costume-making skills. You can do it no matter what your experience level with this, the first full step-by-step technique book on cosplay--with no sewing! Internationally known cosplayer Kamui Cosplay (a.k.a. Svetlana Quindt) shows you how to easily create elaborate costumes and successful props out of items available at your local arts and craft or hardware stores: turn foam into a realistic axe, create a breastplate from scratch and use a glue gun to modify just about anything. You will even learn the best and most accessible techniques for working with specialty cosplay materials such as Worbla! Packed with more than 30 step-by-step demonstrations that teach the skills you need to bring all your favorite characters to life no matter the genre, Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more. Best of all, you can adapt every lesson to use in all future fandom projects spanning video games, books, anime, movies and even your own original characters! Includes: How to choose a costume and find good reference art A short shopping list of necessary materials and tools for beginning cosplayers Basic safety tips A beautiful photo gallery featuring inspiring images from other cosplayers Next steps--how to grow your workshop, take professional photos, participate in contests and join the cosplay community



Epic Cosplay Costumes

Epic Cosplay Costumes Author Kristie Good
ISBN-10 9781440245794
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 144
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The Ultimate Guide to Cosplay, Costumes and Conventions! Presented in a kitschy, comic-book style, Epic Cosplay Costumes combines fantabulous illustrations with all the how-to information you need for creating your own cosplay designs. Award-winning artist Kristie Good (aka Karmada) shares techniques for making must-have pieces to mix and match into original costumes--from hand-sewn garments to armor made with Worbla and EVA foam. In addition to her step-by-step instructions for pulling together attention-grabbing designs, she shares expert advice for making the most of conventions, striking a pose, and strutting your stuff at costume competitions. Whether you're a hero, heroine, villain, or sidekick, Kristie gives you the power to create the most talked-about designs with Epic Cosplay Costumes! KAPOW!



Steampunk Cosplay Fashion Design Illustration

Steampunk   Cosplay Fashion Design   Illustration Author Samantha Crossland
ISBN-10 9781600584985
Release 2015-08-01
Pages 128
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Learn to design your own steampunk and fantasy costumes and accessories



Make Props and Costume Armor

Make  Props and Costume Armor Author Shawn Thorsson
ISBN-10 9781680450026
Release 2016-09-21
Pages 296
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Have you been trying to think of a way to conquer your local comic convention through cosplay? Do you gaze with envious eyes upon the fan-made suits of armored awesomeness strolling around every year on Halloween? Do you have a spot on your wall, bookshelf, or desk that desperately needs to be filled with a screen-accurate replica of your favorite science-fiction or fantasy weapon? If so, look no further. We've got just the book for you! In this book, master prop maker Shawn Thorsson uses his unique blend of humor and insight to turn years of painful experience into detailed explanations. He'll show you many of the tools, methods, and processes that you can use to create professional-looking science fiction and fantasy props and armor. The ultimate collision of creative imagination and practical maker skills, making props and costume armor involves sculpting, molding, casting, 3D printing, CNC fabrication, painting, and countless other techniques and technologies. In this book, you'll learn: Basic fabrication methods using inexpensive, commonly-available tools and materials Simple, low-cost methods to make foam armor out of easy-to-find foam mats How to use the popular Pepakura software to build 3D models with paper Multiple molding and casting techniques How to build a "vacuforming" machine to make armor from plastic sheet stock Painting and weathering techniques that will bring your props to life Just enough safety advice to keep you from losing body parts along the way Whether you're just a beginner or a seasoned builder with countless projects behind you, this book is sure to be an invaluable addition to your workshop library.



Cosplay Basics

Cosplay Basics Author Yuki Takasou
ISBN-10 1935548816
Release 2015-05-17
Pages 200
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Curious about cosplay? Learn all the basics of cosplay here straight from experts in the heart of Tokyo!Japanese cosplayers continuously take the art of cosplay to new levels and now you can learn their secrets!Cosplay Basics has collected all you need to know in an easy-to-follow how-to book on the making and engaging in the art of cosplay. * With original designs and patterns so you can learn how to make your own costumesLearn how to buy costumes; choose wigs and make-up; photography tips and more!* for manga, anime, and cosplay fans!* 300,000+ Comic Con fans who attended NY and San Diego Comic Cons in 2013* with a list of cosplay events



Sew Many Dresses Sew Little Time

Sew Many Dresses  Sew Little Time Author Tanya Whelan
ISBN-10 9780770434953
Release 2015-06-16
Pages 208
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With her "choose-your-own-adventure" approach to sewing, Tanya Whelan offers an invaluable collection of patterns that empowers sewers to become designers. The trick is a set of patterns for 6 skirts and 8 bodices that line up perfectly at the waist, plus an additional 4 sleeve styles and 4 necklines. Tanya gives readers clear instructions and easy-to-follow step-by-step diagrams that allow them to use the enclosed pattern pieces to create up to 219 fitted dresses, including simple strapless designs, sheaths, and halter gowns. The book covers basic dress construction and altering techniques for women of all shapes and sizes.



Cosplay The Beginner s Masterclass

Cosplay   The Beginner s Masterclass Author Miyuu Takahara
ISBN-10 9781365067945
Release 2016-04-24
Pages
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Two veteran cosplayers - Miyuu Takahara and Kenji Weston - have teamed up their experience and skills to give cosplay newcomers a great guide. Illustrated topics and techniques are explained in easy to understand and straightforward ways, while being detailed and comprehensive. All manner of costumes are covered: superheroes and supervillains, video game characters, and of course those from Japan's vast anime culture. There's coverage on culture and history; aspects of planning out and making a costume; makeup and props; advice on enjoying conventions and cosplay photography. Ways to find materials and items to suit all budgets and lifestyles receives coverage, while the importance of budget and time management are also examined. Colossal research was made on this book. To write it, the authors drew on the spirit of commitment and passion that is at the core of great cosplay. This book is guaranteed to give newbies, beginners and even experienced cosplayers the guidance they need to make epic cosplay.



Zenescope s Art of Cosplay

Zenescope s Art of Cosplay Author Joe Brusha
ISBN-10 194227565X
Release 2017-08
Pages 100
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96 illustrations by the best artists in the business depicting Zenescope's array of heroes and villains cosplaying various pop culture icons.



Top Down Crochet Sweaters

Top Down Crochet Sweaters Author Dora Ohrenstein
ISBN-10 9781612126111
Release 2016-09-20
Pages 176
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Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favorite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach. These 14 fashionable patterns are sure to flatter bodies of all shapes and sizes. Show-stopping original photography, an extensive discussion of the benefits of top-down construction, and detailed instructions on how and why to adjust the patterns to ensure an exquisite customized fit will have crocheters tying themselves in knots to start strutting their stuff!



Designing Clothes with the Flat Pattern Method

Designing Clothes with the Flat Pattern Method Author Sara Alm
ISBN-10 9781589239340
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 176
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"The Flat Pattern Method teaches you to customize your clothes with new pattern shapes, style lines, and details with step-by-step instructions!"--



Sew Kawaii

Sew Kawaii Author Choly Knight
ISBN-10 1565235681
Release 2011
Pages 175
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Capture the essence of Kawaii (cuteness!) with these 22 fun and simple sewing projects. All that is needed is a sewing machine, some inexpensive fabric, and a few basic sewing tools.



Badass LEGO Guns

Badass LEGO Guns Author Martin Hudepohl
ISBN-10 9781593272845
Release 2010-12-15
Pages 240
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LEGO Guns is packed with building instructions for five impressive looking "weapons" built entirely from LEGO TECHNIC parts. In this heavily illustrated 2-color book, you learn how to use LEGO TECHNIC pieces to build working model guns like the Warbeast, a sophisticated, fully-automatic submachine gun; Parabella, a semi-automatic pistol; Thriller, a slide action crossbow pistol with smooth cocking and chambering mechanisms; and the Magic Moth, a simple butterfly "knife" built with TECHNIC pieces. With the help of a bit of sanding, some rubber bands, and Krazy Glue, each gun actually shoots LEGO bricks at high speed, with surprising accuracy. The building instructions for each model are easy to follow and include detailed parts lists. LEGO Guns also includes sections discussing the general concepts of LEGO gun design and offers practical building tips and tricks. The models range from sophisticated to easy, and readers of all ages will find something enjoyable to build and play with.



Cosplay

Cosplay Author
ISBN-10 1435161890
Release 2015
Pages 256
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Cosplay has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Cosplay also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Cosplay book for free.



Sew Your Own Dolls

Sew Your Own Dolls Author Louise Kelly
ISBN-10 1782494243
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 128
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Follow Louise Kelly’s projects to make a doll for all your friends—get creative with their outfits, hair, facial features, and accessories. In Sew Your Own Dolls there are girl dolls and boy dolls, casual dolls and fancy dolls, and even a doll in pajamas! There are four basic body and head shapes and infinite possibilities for making them unique. Maggie is going shopping wearing a chic navy dress coat and carrying a glitter clutch bag, Louisa is having a casual day and is dressed in jeans, a flannel shirt, and baseball shoes, and dapper Hugo is a cool sailor in a striped top with tattooed arms. There is a doll for everyone, and each one has full-size templates for the body shapes and outfits, and simple step-by-step artworks and instructions to help you on your way—the only difficult part is choosing which one to make first!



Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques Author Claire B. Shaeffer
ISBN-10 9781600853357
Release 2011
Pages 250
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Sewers who have ever longed to create clothing with the distinctive look of haute couture will love this book. They'll learn the finer points of hand sewing, shaping, and finishing for a high-end, professional look. This book is for all sewing enthusiasts who appreciate fine workmanship.