We get a lot of questions about what kind of materials we use, so we’ve made a list of the most common stuff, broken down into categories!

GENERAL SHOP/STUDIO TOOLS AND SUPPLIES

Protect your lungs before you wreck your lungs

Protect your lungs before you wreck your lungs

1. Wear eye protection and a respirator when using this equipment or anything that is hazardous.
2. Proper ventilation is always a must. Just opening a window in your house or apartment is not safe for you or any living thing sharing the space with you.
3. Follow all instructions on every material you use.

GENERAL ITEMS YOU’LL NEED MOST OF THE TIME

  • Large cutting mat
  • Smaller cutting mat
  • Measuring tape
  • Metal ruler
  • Small metal ruler
  • Clamps
  • Heat gun
  • Glue gun
  • Sharpies
  • Fabric pins (that you don’t mind ruining)
  • Tracing paper

ABSOLUTELY MUST HAVES FOR YOUR WORKSPACE

  • Protective eye wear
  • Protective heavy duty gloves
  • Respirator mask

SHARP THINGS

  • Heavy duty scissors
  • Utility knife and blades
  • Blade sharpener
  • X-acto knife and blades

GLUES

PAINTS

TAPES

  • Painter’s tape
  • Duct tape
  • Electrical tape

COSPLAY MATERIALS

  • Foam mats
  • Eva foam (rolls or sheets)
  • Worbla
  • Other thermoplastics

CONNECTORS, FASTENERS, ETC

  • Buckles
  • D-rings
  • Velcro
  • Snaps
  • Magnets

EQUIPMENT / CHRISTMAS WISH LIST