Svetlana Quindt, a.k.a. Kamui Cosplay, crafted a Xena: Warrior Princess costume last fall and had a lot of fun becoming the character. We previously showed off some photos of her finished ensemble — she did a fantastic job with crafting the armor and aging and weathering it. She looks like she’s been wearing it for years and participated in more than a few battles. Anyway, Kamui put together a making of video that goes over how she crafted the armor, Xena’s sword (she uses Black Worbla), her complex leather skirt, and the chakram.
You can see more of Kamui’s detailed how-to videos at YouTube.
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