In need of some costume construction advise!

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#1 Wolf_May_Cry on 4 years ago

In need of some costume construction advise!

Hello everyone,
So my friends and I created a Cosplay & Crafts group where everyone gets together and make our own cosplays, props, wigs, and stuff. We all decided it would be fun to make a few OC/fanart cosplays for next year’s cons.

To make a long story short we made a random cosplay themes list and these are what I got:
~ Theme: Sexy
~ Type: Semi-Realistic
~ Class: Humanoid
~ Breed: Furry/Animal
~ Genre: Comedy

So I’ve recently stumbled upon an OC/fanart character picture online which I thought would fit what I got!

[URL=http://s1369.photobucket.com/user/Chanel_Jofunsonu/media/Barbaralamb_zps811bb93d.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1369.photobucket.com/albums/ag239/Chanel_Jofunsonu/Barbaralamb_zps811bb93d.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

Now the problem is I have no clue how I’m going to make sheep outfit look semi realistic!!
I was thinking maybe find a nice fitting 1piece swim suit as a base, then finding some wool or wool like material and kind of sew it on there somehow. @[email protected] I guess it’s like a semi fur suit but without the fur.

I really need help in how I’m going to construct this cosplay!!! I REALLY love this idea and would love to make it come together. But I’m just stuck with out to pull it together, especially if I have to use wool or wool like material if I’ll have to dye it black or not.

Any advice or suggestions would be really helpful and greatly appreciated!

#2 kandell on 4 years ago

Would sherpa shag be useful?

[url]https://www.fabric.com/buy/uq-351/faux-fur-sherpa-shag-black[/url]

#3 Wolf_May_Cry on 4 years ago

[QUOTE=kandell;4916904]Would sherpa shag be useful?

[url]https://www.fabric.com/buy/uq-351/faux-fur-sherpa-shag-black[/url][/QUOTE]

Hmm that looks good actually!
But how long is it? I can't really tell. I somewhat wanted it to be at least 3 to 4 inches long.

#4 lemuries on 4 years ago

I have been looking at 3-4" shag for a long time, and I don't know how to put this any more gently... you can kiss the idea of finding 3-4" pile sheep fur goodbye.
[URL="http://www.distinctivefabric.com/category.php?cat=LONGFUR"]This is [/URL]a good website for seeing what particular lengths look like as fabric.

[URL="http://www.amazon.com/Faux-Fake-Mongolian-IVORY-Fabric/dp/B0057RVHIU"]Here's an [/URL] example of 3" fur... it stops looking like sheep and starts looking like wolf. It will look ragged and stringy-dirty and won't say "sheep" to the eye at all.

#5 Dieselpunk on 4 years ago

Aries from Fairy Tail is a humanoid sheep, you may want to check her out for ideas. In her case the clothing and her hair are like a sheep's fleece but the rest of her is human.

[url]http://fairytail.wikia.com/wiki/Aries[/url]

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