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Well, here’s the perfect thing to pair with those dragon gloves we featured last week. If you know how to crochet that is.

Patterns for these dragon slippers from Etsy seller Bonita Patterns are available for less than $10 and that includes permission to sell the final product. So, there’s still hope for those of us who lack the skills necessary to make cozy dragon slippers of our own. Check out more colorful versions of the design below. [click to continue…]

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Actually, McCall’s has added two new cosplay patterns to their lineup, but we were especially taken with the beautiful kimono “Obi:Gado” version. Check out all of the details and additional pics below. [click to continue…]

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Well, I assume it was crafted with mystical powers. I mean, look at how perfect it is. Clearly, cosplayer Philip Odango aka Canvas Cosplay is harnessing forces that the average cosplayer wasn’t meant to control. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

dip dye top

If you’re looking for a way to make your wedding dress both unique and beautiful, what about dip dyeing it? It’s a way to do something dramatic without spending a ton of money for a custom dress. Plus, it looks really cool.

UPDATE: It has come to our attention that this particular example was airbrushed, not dip dyed. Either way, it probably isn’t a good idea to alter your expensive dress unless you know what you’re doing. Check out some additional pics below along with a link to a tutorial on the dip dyeing process. [click to continue…]

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Enthusiastic tinkerer and professional lunatic Colin Furze is at it again. As part of a promotion for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Colin made an actual arm gauntlet device that boasts a knife, taser, and, a working retractable rocket launcher. As with most of his creations, it’s dangerous as hell. See it in action in the videos below. [click to continue…]

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I’m guessing the means of your horrible death will be very creative.

(via Reddit)

weathering cosplay

We’ve shown you some basic distressing techniques in the past, but the following video features tips from Hollywood specialty costume maker Doug Stewart. Check it out below. [click to continue…]

monster yarn bowls

Etsy seller SomethingLucky13 makes all kinds of things with faces you can’t help but find horribly adorable. Yarn bowls, mugs, goblets, jugs, bowls, planters, glasses holders—there’s something here for anyone that likes to keep it weird.

See Also: These Nerdy Yarn Bowls Are Ridiculously Cute

The yarn bowls are my personal favorite. You can pull their yarn brains out through their nose! Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

sentinel renegade

The latest in McCall’s awesome lineup of cosplay patterns has arrived. Allow me to introduce you to “Renegade” and “Sentinel”.

Renegade M2069 You asked us, we answered! Our very first extended size Cosplay by McCall Pattern available in Sizes 18W-32W. This versatile design from Anachronism in Action includes an Underbust Corset, Halter and Belt. There are so many cool details on this pattern-intricate lacing on the back of the halter and glow in the dark piping on the Corset, Halter and Belt.

Sentinel M2080Become the Guardian of your own fantasy world with this new super detailed pattern. This design includes a Tunic, Vest, Hood and Bracers and has fun details that Cosmakers love. Check out the quilting on the vest and hood. The frog closures can be hand made, the bracers have painted detail and there is some cool beading trim on the hood. Your imagination is your limit with this design.

Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

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God, we love the plastic spoon pants so much. But that’s not the only clever thing Manadrunk Cosplay did to bring her Uther Lightbringer cosplay to life. She also employed other cheap materials like cardbord and yoga mats. Take a closer look at this clever cosplay below. [click to continue…]