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Using Worbla to Make Cosplay Armor

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Worbla is a surprisingly easy material to use. When DeviantArt user Electricalivia used Worbla for the first time, she was able to create bracers, a chest plate, and a tiara for a Wonder Woman costume. As she created the pieces, she developed a picture tutorial that illustrates the basics you need to get started with Worbla.

Begin by cutting all your pieces out of construction paper first and then trace them onto craft foam. You want to be sure to measure several times before you trace the pattern onto Worbla. Then, basically, you shape it with a heat gun.

See the entire tutorial over at DeviantArt.


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