We love Star Trek – who doesn’t? One of our favorite ways to get in the Star Trek spirit is through cosplay! Check out some Star Trek cosplay highlights from the Adafruit Blog below!
Star Trek Into Darkness Khan Costume
Kialna Cosplay put together costumes duplicating a few of Khan’s looks in the film, which means she flexed her skills to make not only costume pieces like coats and gloves but also props like handcuffs and weaponry. Read more
Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator
Make your Star Trek costume go live by connecting your Trekkie communicator with your phone! Read more
How to Make Realistic Vulcan or Elf Ears
It’s only logical to want properly pointed ears to go with your Vulcan cosplay. Star Trek made ear prosthetics popular and so did Lord of the Rings. While you can purchase pre-made ears that fit over your own and modify them, you can also start from scratch and create a realistic set of ear prosthetics that are an exact match. Read more
Communicator Watch Takes Calls with FONA
DJ Harrigan wrote in to share his tutorial for a very handsome Communicator Watch on Instructables, inspired by Venture Bros., Fallout’s PipBoy, Star Trek, and more. Read more
Adam Savage’s Star Trek Captain’s Chair Build
Check out the amazing Star Trek captain’s chair that Adam Savage and the gang from Tested.com built! Adam created the chair to be a nearly perfect replica of Captain Kirk’s chair from the original Star Trek series, and in this video he goes about making the switches and lights fully functional using a Teensy microcontroller, NeoPixels, and more. Read more
Meet Corgi La Forge
Cosplay isn’t only for humans. If your pet will tolerate it, you can put him or her in store bought costumes or those you make yourself. This corgi is dressed as Geordi La Forge, chief engineer of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Read more
Dad and Daughter Build Incredible Borg Costume and Borg Costume Made from Everyday Items
A project that started 3 months ago is finally finished! After last year’s successful Weeping Angel costume, my oldest daughter turned her attention to our other favourite show: Star Trek! After a viewing of the classic episode Best of Both Worlds she already figured 2014’s costume: the fearsome and relentless Borg.
Assimilating and becoming a Borg from Star Trek doesn’t need to cost a lot of money. Jodi assembled one by shopping at Goodwill and a surplus store and spent less than $50 on materials. Read more
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