Posts Tagged ‘cosplay’

Spotlight on: Steampunk Genre in Crafts

Ever hear the old saying, “I know what I like when I see it”? Well, that is how I would describe my first encounter with steampunk art. Had no clue what it was called, but knew I liked the mix of textures sephia tones and metal parts. Then I began to research and find out [...]

September 19, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! three generation afghan by dulcet Tiny Exploding Tardis [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Warhammer 40k Fist

Everyone needs a giant usable Warhammer 40k Power fist, yes? Yes. The ever-amazing ChainCrafts made this piece with aluminum, foam, spray paint, and springs. Go to the thread to see a video of it in action! You can see the thread for this project here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=424073.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Sims 2 Cosplay

Some cosplays can be hit or miss. These Sims 2 cosplay costumes by N30Nb100d are definitely a HIT. She put tons of effort into both of these costumes to be accurate to the game and they look amazing! She even made her plumbob as a headband! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=390908.0 You [...]

Craftster Crush: smashu

This month, our Craftster Crush is smashu! Always with a kind word to say and an awesome creation to share, smahu can be found mostly on the Costumes and Craftalong boards. Here are some random crafty facts about smashu! Her Master’s thesis is on Cosplay and Costume Fandom! She has her own tricorder. She’s made [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Steampunk Alice costume for Comic-Con

Kimmermonroe and her daughter are going to Comic-Con but apparently her daughter was a little unsure about dressing up. That is until she saw the steampunk version of Alice in the new Alice: Madness Returns game! Kimmermonroe was able to whip up this costume for only about $15. It’s sure to get more than a [...]

Craftster Style: Vintage, Retro, and Historic Clothing

From Renaissance Fair garb to funky 70′s styles, sewing Craftsters have made some amazing clothing and accessories inspired by history. Crafty people often have a unique style all their own, and one reason is that they can make one-of-a-kind wearables that express their personal style. For some, this can mean elaborate theatrical costumes, either true [...]