Costume Musings

Patternmaking for Worbla Armour

Wondering how to make a custom pattern for your own body?

519 geeks is putting up a great tutorial on creating patterns for Worbla armour!  They show how they made a gorgeous steampunk corset/vest. Some highlights from the first part:

Wrapping the model in plastic film:

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Covering the plastic film with painter’s tape:

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Marking out the seamlines onto the tape and then cutting it  into a pattern:

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Using the pattern to cut out the Worbla:

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A teaser of the finished product, demonstrating how the pattern was designed:

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The full tutorial (part 2 coming soon) can be seen here.


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