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How I Made my Princess Zelda Cosplay Costume
Here’s a run through of how I made my Princess Zelda cosplay costume by hand. The costume is based on the Princess Zelda cosplay costume seen in the Twilight Princess Nintendo Wii game.
This is how I made the purple bodice for Zelda. I put the white dress on the dress form, put the pattern over the dress, and used a marker to make out where I wanted to cut on the pattern to make the bodice.
This is some of the writing on the bodice. I did this freehand.
For the tabard I made something like what a tattoo artist use to trace the tattoo’s before they put them on their client. It was really simple to make and it was a lot easier to do with it rather than freehand.
This is what the tabard looked like when I finished tracing the design and painted it. I used acrylic paint to apply the colour, which you can pick up from a cheap hardware store.
This can be hard to find. This is the detail on Zelda’s shoulder armour. Its made of craft foam, which is cheap and easy to use.
This is the harp that goes at the bottom of the dress. It depends on the dress pattern on how many there will be.
All of the armour, the crown, and the belt are all made of craft foam, which is coated with risin on the back to make them stronger.
Princess Zelda Cosplay Costume: Final Result
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