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EVA Foam

Making Hela: Goddess of Death

Making Hela: Goddess of Death This costume was a big challenge! Not only did I need to up my tailoring game, but I had to do extensive research and testing of new materials and methods at practically every step. Here… Continue Reading →

Fashionably Geek article: Wonder Women!

We were honored to be included on Fashionably Geek! This photoshoot was everything we were hoping for.. well, except for good weather conditions. Nonetheless, we were so thrilled to be standing there together, as Wonder Women, soaking in every moment… Continue Reading →

Cos Culture Magazine Feature: Zipper Tutorial!

I am thrilled and honored that Cos Culture Magazine included my zipper tutorial in their GORGEOUS April 2016 issue! This version of the tutorial is much more in-depth than the one that’s been circulating around, and they’ve included an interview… Continue Reading →

Steering Wheel Prop for Imperator Furiosa / Mad Max: Fury Road

Prop Stats: Hours: Approximately 40-50 Materials: Worbla, Wonderflex, EVA Foam, plastic tubing, grommets, pleather, Good Stuff expandable foam, 3D Printed grip handle.   Timelapse of laying down the plastic tubing into the worbla using the edge of a tiny quilting iron.  … Continue Reading →

AdaFruit: Immortan Joe, Jr. Costume

Magneto Helmet / X-Men:Days of Future Past

Magneto’s Helmet: Helmet build: Beverly Photography: Brett Materials: Eva foam, bondo, Plasti-Dip, Apoxie Sculpt Hours: Too many! Fun Fact: This was Beverly’s very first helmet build for the very first convention that the family dressed up for!    HOW THIS WAS… Continue Reading →

Imperator Furiosa / Mad Max: Fury Road

Furiosa is such a kick ass female figure. We watched the movie when it came out and were so blown away by, well, EVERYTHING. Costume Stats: Time to complete: Approximately 3 weeks Materials: EVA Foam, worbla, pleather, fabric, lots of brads,… Continue Reading →

Tutorial: Adding Zippers to EVA Foam

If you’ve worked with EVA foam before and are looking for a new way to enclose the foam piece around a body part, this zipper method may be for you. For Briareos’ lower leg armor, I wanted to maintain an… Continue Reading →

Briareos / Appleseed

Briareos Hecatonchires is a character from Masamune Shirow’s Appleseed manga and he is AWESOME. Go watch the movie, or find one of the mangas and enjoy! One night in upstate New York in 2004, my brother said “hey, you HAVE to… Continue Reading →

Lady Sif / Thor the Dark World

Lady Sif was the second costume that I’ve ever made for myself. I had no idea what a major undertaking she would be. I made many mistakes but thankfully learned from them. Her armor is so beautiful and fitting of… Continue Reading →

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