0

Not So Savage Aela the Huntress Costume

aela costume 1

In Skyrim, Aela the Huntress is a fierce Nord werewolf. Cosplayer Monika Lee put together her take on the character’s costume last winter using Worbla, epoxy resin, fabric, faux fur, and chainmail. She made everything except the bow – it was crafted by PVC Armory – and started with the wig. She said she often finds and styles the wig first because it’s the easiest way for her to get in the mindset of the character. This is how she tackled the bodysuit/skirt portion of Aela’s costume:

The clothing portion of the costume was probably the most difficult. I patterned everything essentially from scratch and tried to work a V-plunge bra into her weirdly oriented strap thing in order to feel more secure….

I sewed the skirt portion separate of the bodice portion and attached those and began figuring out how to strap it together. The belt around the waist actually snaps in place and the top halter piece snaps as well so I can easily take it off/on.

aela costume 2

aela costume 3

See more photos of the construction of Aela on Facebook.

Top photo by Joseph Chi Lin


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 8,500+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Rethink Robotics closes shop. Long live collaborative robots #makerbusiness

Wearables — Cleaning is key

Electronics — Any USB port in a storm?

Biohacking — Biohacking : Sports Drinks Compared

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython @ Hackaday SuperCon #ICYMI @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.