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How To: Sew a great DIY cosplay costume

Sewing your own cosplay costume requires a massive investment of time, energy, and sewing skills. Before you get started, you should watch all of this three-part video tutorial on sewing cosplay costumes. It covers everything from buying fabric to the actual sewing and everything in between, and should have you ready for you next anime convention in no time.

How To: Make realistic cosplay chakrams for Axel for under $30

In this clip, learn how to make incredibly awesome chakrams for Axel on a budget. These props can be made for under 30 bucks and look perfectly realistic. In part one of this tutorial, you will learn all about how to put your chakram together and in part two you will get to see the final product. Follow along and learn how to put this piece together and add the finishing touches to your cosplay costume.

How To: Choose the right character to make a costume for and cosplay as

Cosplay is a fine art these days, and if you want to get into it, deciding which of the thousands of characters you have to choose from to cosplay as can be tough. Making a good costume is hard work, so you want to make sure you choose the right character for you before you invest your time and money. This video features several regular cosplayers giving you all sorts of tips and advice for picking your character based on body type, personality, and other factors.

How To: Style a Gokudera wig for a cosplay costume

One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.

How To: Craft a Pokemon Pikachu beanie hat for Cosplay

Cosplay, or "costume play," is basically dressing up with costumes and accessories to represent a specific character, usually one in anime (like Sailor Moon) or manga. Like most Japanese fashion trends, cosplay emerged from the trendsetting Harajuku district of Japan and continues to thrive today, even in America when people wear costumes to anime conventions.

How To: Make DIY Hatsume Miku Vocaloid headphones for cosplay

Vocaloids have to be one of the weirdest of the many weird things to ever emerge from Japan. They are basically synthesizer software programs that can sing any song a user creates in the voice of a character created for that Vocaloid. The queen of these Vocaloid characters is Hatsune Miku, who has become something of a cosplay darling since her software caught on. This video will show you how to make her cosplay replicas of her iconic headphones.

How To: Make a home made battle axe and pole axe out of cardboard for your cosplay

Looking to hit up DragonCon, GenCon, ComicCon, or any other sort of con and want to dress up? Well, if you're going as your favorite Dungeons and Dragons character (there's others, but this one was first to mind) and that character happens to use an axe, there's a cheap way to make your own with a broom handle, some cardboard, spray paint and time! In this video you will learn how to construct a battle axe, a pole axe AND a war axe, pretty cool right?

How To: Build Pyramid Head from Silent Hill for cosplay

Pyramid Head. You've heard the name before. You've saw him in action. Now cosplay as him. This costume could be used for Halloween, cosplay, or just for the hell of it. Pyramid Head is a fictional monster from the Silent Hill video game and movie. So watch this four-part video tutorial to see how to do it. If you can follow these instructions, you could never need another cosplay getup again. Unless you want to try out some anime or manga.

How To: Make Axel's chakrams for Cosplay

Check out this tutorial video to learn how to make Axel's chakrams for Cosplay. This instructor guides you along every step of the process, even taking you to the store and providing tips on which materials to use. Watch this instructional video that details how to make Axel's chakrams for cosplay, and enhance your role playing.

How To: Apply a cosplay-inspired gothic lace makeup look

For all you cosplay-loving goths out there, here is a makeup tutorial hosted by Internet-cosplay sensation Adora BatBrat... showing you once more, how to apply a gothic makeup look! In this tutorial, Adora shows how to apply a gothic lace look by using a real piece of lace as a stencil across her face. Watch & learn how to get this creative make-up look!

How To: Make Sailor Moon feather & pearl cosplay hair clips

This video is a demonstration of how to make Sailor Moon style hair clips. Start with two alligator clips, six half pearls, craft foam, glue, a pencil and scissors. Draw an outline of a feather shape on the craft foam and cut it out. Trace around the cut-out to make several more and cut them out. Spread some glue on the top of an alligator clip and stick the feathers shapes on in an overlapping design. Put some glue on the back of each half pearl and stick it to the clip at the base of each f...

How To: Make an organization xiii coat for Cosplay

Check out this tutorial video sequence to learn how to make a Kingdom Heart's 2 Organization 13 Coat for Cosplay! In part 1, you will learn how to make the front part of the coat. Then, when you start sewing, you have to make sure that the outside of the coat is on the inside and to start sewing the shoulders first. This is one way of making Axel and Saix coats for Cosplay. This video was filmed in the hopes of helping people who are struggling to make an Organization XIII Coat. Watch these i...

How To: Make a cardboard sword for Cosplay

Check out this step by step instructional video to learn how to make a Cosplay Sword from cardboard and wood! Make sure you have all of the following materials to start making your Cosplay sword: spray paint, hard cardboard, wooden dowel, bendable metal wire, silver colored tape, embellishment, super glue, hand saw, paper clay, masking tape, scrap papers, pen knife, and a PVC pipe. Watch this Cosplay video and enhance your role playing with this tutorial!

How To: Do makeup to match your cosplay costume

TheTribalButterfly fulfills your request to give a video tutorial on how she does her cosplay makeup, and this is it, in two parts. Anime and manga costumes are hard enough to make, and then there's the makeup. You just don't look right without it. Cosplay is no joke, it's an art, and you need to look good!

How To: Make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay

StudioMallory teaches you how to make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay. You will need a dremel with a grinding bit, a mechanical pencil, titanium covered scissors, two jewels, cardboard template and a piece of cheap metal. Trace the template on the metal using the pencil. Cut it using the scissors. Use goggles when using the dremel on the metal tiara. You have to grind it to make round corners. Now bend the metal in the shape you want. Use glue to apply the jewels. Once it's all dry, mak...

How To: Make cosplay goth cat ears

The video is all about making a cat ear. The lady explained the steps we need to follow while making our own cat ears. For making the cat ears, we need fake fur fabric, which should form a square when we fold it half, a white down feather, a glue gun, scissors and a diadem.

How To: Make a Sailor Moon cosplay crystal ball

Sailor Moon, Venus's Crystal Power hen shin wand top is a tutorial video on how to create a wand that looks the same from the famous girl power anime Sailor Moon. Featuring the one of the main character, Venus, the video starts on the showing the materials needed and a step by step procedure that anyone will surely understand. Making the Venus’s crystal power hen shin wand top will not take you 1 hour. The product will be a nice gift to little gir...

How To: Use tile grout to make a cosplay-inspired star

In this video tutorial from StudioMallory, learn how to take Mapei premixed adhesive and grout and turn it into a six-point star. Begin by cutting out the star shape in a piece of cardboard. You can use a stencil to make sure the shape is accurate. With your fingers, spread the grout onto the shape. After you are done shaping the grout, spray a little bit of water on the grout to help you smooth out any rough edges on your star. Set the star on a flat surface and allow it to dry overnight. Th...

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