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Topic: X-men's Rouge: the original 1990's cartoon  (Read 1268 times)
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« on: October 28, 2011 02:24:48 AM »

I'm still fairly new to sewing, but I would like to try and make a costume of Rouge from the original 1990's cartoon and need help picking out appropriate fabrics and materials.

I've imaged the suit being a stretch shiny material, and I have no idea on where to begin for her boots, gloves, or belt.

Here's a picture of what I'm shooting for:
the bottom two pictures.

Thanks!  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2011 06:01:25 AM »

You could probably use craft foam for her boots and her belt, as well as her shoulder armor/pads.  For the gloves, I'd start with a well-fitting pair of gloves and attach a new cuff to them.

Here's a great tutorial for making craft foam armor  (I know her stuff isn't strictly "armor" but it still applies): http://www.entropyhouse.com/penwiper/costumes/helmsdeep.html
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2011 01:38:28 PM »

Here's a helpful website for all kinds of formfitting outfits:  http://www.stretchy.org/

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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2011 12:39:53 PM »

Ludi- Ohhh! I think I'm going to like that stretchy website! That's extremely useful.

Aislynn- I really like that site! Now I have more costume ideas to drool over.


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